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Jeffrey C. Johnson

(US District Court, Eastern District of Washington) Lead counsel for Montrose in trade secret claims against competitor brought under Defend Trade Secret Act. Obtained preliminary and permanent injunctions and favorable settlement prohibiting unfair use and obtaining return of misappropriated trade secrets.
(King County Superior Court) Lead trial counsel for Amazon in claim alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and conversion of invention. Case resolved four months prior to trial following filing of summary judgment motion.
(King County Superior Court). Lead trial counsel for Amazon in litigation against start-up cloud computing company comprised primarily of former Amazon employees.
(Western District of Washington). Successfully obtained dismissal of patent infringement and false advertising claims related to nutritional supplements.
(Central District of California. Co-lead counsel for defendant in Lanham Act claim asserting trade dress and false designation of origin claims
(International Trade Commission) Lead counsel with respect to defense of trade secret claims brought by Complainant in ITC against Chinese client. Obtained voluntary dismissal of claims after demonstrating lack of any misappropriation.
(US District Court of New Jersey) Co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in Lanham Act false advertising case based on failure to properly identify marketing and sale of unapproved prescription drugs.
(US District Court, Western District of Washington) Lead counsel for defendants in Lanham Act false endorsement and Washington publicity rights case involving claim that defendants improperly used a famous athlete’s name for a running shoe product. Obtained summary judgment on behalf of all defendants after development of extensive expert and survey evidence.
Lead trial counsel for current owners of HK Systems/Endura/Irista ERP software in several software copyright infringement suits.
(San Francisco Superior Court). Successfully resolved cross-claims against plaintiff for trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation.
(King County Superior Court). Successful defense and resolution of start-up company in trade secret misappropriation litigation.
(King County Superior Court) Lead counsel for defendant in trade secret claim alleging that defendant misappropriated software and breached license agreement with plaintiff. Brought counterclaims for bad faith assertion of trade secret misappropriation leading to successful settlement.
(US District Court, Southern District of Indiana) Co-lead counsel for Amazon in case seeking injunctive relief and monetary damages in case involving trade secret, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and Stored Communications Act claims.
(Southern District of New York). Successful defense and resolution of copyright infringement claims against defendant.
(King County Superior Court). Lead counsel for Microsoft in Lanham Act claim brought against group of defendants.
(King County Superior Court). Led team representing Microsoft in litigation against Google and Dr. Lee. Successfully argued motion for Temporary Restraining Order and prevailed in mini-trial obtaining Preliminary Injunction prohibiting Google and Dr. Lee from misappropriating Microsoft trade secrets or otherwise violating Dr. Lee’s non-competition agreement.
(Santa Clara County Superior Court) Lead trial counsel for Placeware in litigation against several former employees for misappropriation of trade secrets. Obtained permanent injunctive relief as well as other relief against each former employee.
(US District Court, Northern District of California) Co-lead counsel for defendants in multi-million dollar trade secret litigation case. Took deposition of key liability expert, which led to successful removal to federal court weeks before a state court trial. Federal court granted summary judgment on all claims in favor of client.
(Alameda County Superior Court) Led team defending TSMC against counterclaims brought by SMIC in billion dollar trade secret litigation involving microprocessor manufacturing
(US District Court, Middle District of Florida) Co-lead counsel for defendants in claim of trade secret misappropriation and trespass related to commercial software products. Successfully resolved claims without payment of any kind by defendants.
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