Intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution, licensing, opinions and counseling
Guy Eddon’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in federal courts and before the International Trade Commission. Before law school, Guy earned a PhD in Computer Science from Brown University and now applies his technical skills to patent litigation matters involving technologies such as smartphones, enterprise software, Internet infrastructure and telecommunications. In addition to his intellectual property practice, Guy has represented white collar clients in fraud cases requiring technical knowledge of computer forensics. Prior to joining the firm, Guy clerked for Judge Melinda Harmon in the Southern District of Texas.
- Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al., 11-cv-1846 (United States District Court for the Northern District of California) – Former associate on the licensing team that achieved a favorable jury verdict for Samsung with respect to all of Apple’s FRAND defenses and antitrust claims, including breach of contract and attempted monopolization in violation of U.S. antitrust laws.
- In the Matter of Certain Mobile Electronic Devices, ITC Investigation 337-TA-794 (International Trade Commission) – Former associate on the licensing team that obtained the first exclusion order against Apple products for infringement of declared essential patents.
- Travia Bell v. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, 11-cv-2431 (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York) (pro bono) – Secured a favorable settlement in a Title VII action against employer for race discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.
- U.S. v. Chan Ming Fon, 13-cr-52 (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York) – Former associate on the team that represented a white collar defendant charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud (18 U.S.C. § 1343) for aiding in the Olympus fraud exposed in 2011.
- U.S. v. Anthony Cortes, 05-cr-1043 (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York) (pro bono) – Obtained 18 months sentence reduction for a defendant pursuant to the retroactive sentencing guidelines for crack cocaine felony.
- U.S. v. Isidoro Garbarino, 87-cr-860 (United States District Court for the Southern District of New York) – Former associate on the team that obtained a sentence of time served for a white collar defendant who had been on the lam for 23 years for customs violations dating from 1987.
Publications, Speeches and Presentations
- Inside COM+ Base Services, Microsoft Press 1999.
- Programming Components with Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, 2nd ed., Microsoft Press 1998.
- Inside Distributed COM, Microsoft Press 1998.
- Active Visual Basic 5.0, Microsoft Press 1997.
- RPC for NT, R&D Books 1994.