LITIGATION

Litigation strategy must serve your business goals. Our approach to litigation is informed by years of practice at international law firms. We can take the lead or collaborate with co-counsel to help you put your best foot forward.

FORUMS: FROM THE US SUPREME COURT TO ARBITRATION

From pre-filing investigations to appeals—our attorneys have experience before several courts, including:

■ United States Supreme Court
■ Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
■ District of Arizona
■ District of Delaware
■ District of Massachusetts
■ Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
■ Eastern District of Virginia
■ Los Angeles County Superior Court
■ United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Ninth Circuit
■ International Trade Commission

We also have experience coordinating global litigation efforts with international counsel and have worked on international-arbitration matters requiring foreign-language skills.

STRATEGIC ENGAGEMENTS: HELPING CO-COUNSEL MAKE YOUR BEST CASE

We work with your existing litigation team to improve important briefs and motions. Many companies hire IP counsel based on excellent technical comprehension—but this does not always translate to excellent legal writing. That's where we come in.

 

Gunnar worked for a year as an appellate clerk and received a Master's Certificate in Legal Writing from the Academy of American Legal Writers, where he was awarded the Jackson Achievement Award. Wendi was a Pepperdine Law Review Editor, judicial extern for Judge Mosman of the District of Oregon, and commercial litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. We know how to communicate with judges, especially ones without technical training.

 

If you have an important motion or brief coming up, please consider engaging us as co-counsel to help your main litigation team. Our combined engineering and legal experience provide a unique skill set to help co-counsel make your best case.

MATTERS: FROM PATENT LITIGATION TO CLASS-ACTION DEFENSE

We have experience with the following matters:

■ Patent (Utility & Design)
■ Copyright
■ Trade Dress
■ Trademark
■ Trade Secret
■ False Advertising
■ Unfair Business Practices
■ Class-Action Defense
■ Insurance Coverage
■ Commercial Disputes
■ Business Reorganization
■ Easements
■ Liens
■ BIT Arbitration
■ Water Rights
■ California Tax
■ CERCLA
■ California Constitutional Law
■ US Constitutional Law

ADVICE AT EVERY STAGE: FROM BUILDING YOUR CASE TO APPEAL

We can work with you at every stage of your case and at every level of engagement. Whether you need us to take the lead or help an existing litigation team as co-counsel, we will help you make the best case possible.

Gundersen & Gundersen LLP

(949) 467-9244 | (949) 467-9299

5000 Birch Street
West Tower, Suite 3000
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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