IP Industries – Software

Intellectual property protections for computer software are hotly debated at the national and international level.

We know the limits of the law and how to advise companies seeking to protect and police software assets. Our team is experienced in the cutting-edge software products that are defining the innovation economy, including augmented reality, cloud services and cybersecurity.

Trademarks

  • Represented a well-known U.S. software company in a trademark infringement claim in the Netherlands.
  • Successfully defended an application service provider against a licensee for claims of copyright infringement involving software source code

Trade Secrets 

  • Defended the president and other senior executives of a publicly traded company in a multimillion-dollar trade secret dispute over communication software.

Transactions

  • Represented an Israel-based company that developed innovative software for visualizing data in the sale of its intellectual property assets to a global software company.
  • Helped a provider of Internet mobilization software develop a patent portfolio that was acquired by a U.S. telecommunications company.
  • Provided intellectual property due diligence for a computer security software company in its acquisition of mobile device security solutions provider.
  • Represented a provider of data analytics services in the licensing of its technology to several major telecommunications service providers.
  • Assisted a global online gaming service license its technology as an over-the-top service to a multimedia content delivery provider.

Licensing 

  • Represented a provider of data analytics services in the licensing of its technology to several major telecommunications service providers.
  • Handled licensing and other IP-related matters for a provider of map-based customer data visualization systems for the media industry, until the company’s acquisition by the world’s leading market research and consumer data analytics company.
  • On behalf of a Japan-based cloud gaming service provider, handled license transactions by which it provided its service to several U.S. cable television providers.
  • Representing a developer of augmented reality and mixed reality content in patent and licensing matters.

Patents

  • Pantaurus LLC v. Neopost USA Inc. - Defended a software developer in a patent infringement suit relating to a digital computer and data storage system. Secured a favorable settlement.
  • Served as lead counsel for defendants in patent infringement litigation involving mail tracking and bar code technology. Obtained desired claim construction ruling from Central District of California, Southern Division, that resulted in highly favorable settlement for clients.
  • Handling patent prosecution relating to document management, manufacturing process improvement technologies and smartphone software.
  • Securing patents for the world’s leading provider of online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing and online content platforms.
  • Handling the patent portfolio of the world’s leading provider of cybersecurity assessment and training technologies.