John Gaustad

Special Counsel

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Palo Alto

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Patent Infringement Litigations

  • Levine v. Samsung Telecomm. Am., LLC et al., Case No. 2:09-cv-372 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Tracbeam L.L.C. v. AT&T Mobility L.L.C., Case No. 6:11-cv-00096-LED (E.D. Tex.)
  • United Access Technologies, LLC v. AT&T Corp. et al., Case No. 1:11-cv-00338-LPS (D. Del.)
  • Digital CBT LLC v. AT&T Services Inc et al., Case No. 2:12-cv-06421-CJC-JPR (C.D. Cal.)
  • Cellular Comms. Equipment LLC v. Blackberry Ltd. et al., Case No. 6:13-cv-510 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Guidance IP LLC v. AT&T Inc. et al., Case No. 3:13-cv-04777-K (N.D. Tex.)
  • Intellectual Ventures I LLC vT-Mobile USA Inc. et al., Case No. 1:13-cv-01632-LPS and related cases (D. Del.)
  • Bascom Global Internet Services Inc. v. AT&T Corp., Case No. 3:14-cv-03942-M (N.D. Tex.)
  • BrightEdge Techs., Inc. v. Searchmetrics GmbH et al., Case No. 4:14-cv-01009 HSG (N.D. Cal.)
  • Capella Photonics, Inc. v. Cisco Systems Inc., Case No. 3:14-cv-03348-EMC (N.D. Cal.)
  • Orlando Commc’ns LLC v. Cellco P’ship, et al., Case No. 6:14-cv-1017-Orl-22KRS and related cases (M.D. Fla.)
  • Wireless Monitoring Sys. LLC v. AT&T Digital Life, Inc., Case No. 2:17-cv-501-JRG-RSP (E.D. Tex.)
  • RideApp, Inc. v. Lyft, Inc., No. 3:18-cv-07152-JST (N.D. Cal.)
  • Sonus Networks, Inc. v. Metaswitch Networks Ltd. et al., Case Nos. 2:18-cv-00057-RWS and -00058-RWS (E.D. Tex.)

Patent Trial and Appeal Board – Inter Partes Reviews

  • Searchmetrics, Inc. et al. v. BrightEdge Techs., Inc., IPR2014-01227, Patent 8,478,700
  • Searchmetrics, Inc. et al. v. BrightEdge Techs., Inc., IPR2014-01517, Patent 8,478,746
  • Searchmetrics, Inc. et al. v. BrightEdge Techs., Inc., IPR2015-00257, Patent 8,135,706
  • Cellco P’ship D/B/A/ Verizon Wireless, et al., IPR 2015-01567, Patent No. 5,687,196
  • Cellco P’ship D/B/A/ Verizon Wireless, et al., IPR2015-01573, Patent No. 6,009,553
  • Fitbit, Inc. v. Blackbird Techs. LLC d/b/a Blackbird Techs., LLC, IPR 2017-0212, Patent 6,434,212

Other Litigations

  • Berman v. OpenTV Corp. et al., Case No. CIV 484904 (San Mateo Cnty. Super. Ct.)
  • Berman v. Super. Crt. of the State of Cal., for the Cnty. of San Mateo (OpenTV Corp., Real Party in Interest), A136571 (Cal. Ct. App., 1st App. Dist.)
  • Berman v. Super. Crt. of State of Cal. for the Cnty. of San Mateo (OpenTV Corp., Real Party in Interest), Case No. 3:12-cv-03869-WHA (N.D. Cal.)
  • Heilman v. Cherniss et al., Case No. 2:11-cv-00042-JAM-EFB (E.D. Cal.)
  • BrightEdge Techs., Inc. v. Martinez, et al., Case No. 1:13-cv-256794 (Santa Clara Cnty. Super. Ct.)
  • Marroquin v. Grady et al., Case No. 13-15580 (9th Cir.)
  • In re Searchmetrics, Inc., Case No. 1:17-bk-11032 (Bankr. D. Del.)
  • Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. v. Cambium Networks, Inc. et al., Case No. 1:18-cv-05369 (N.D. Ill.)