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David A. Bateman

Defended affiliate marketing program in FTC enforcement action regarding “fake news” sites, utilizing CDA 230.

Represented major online retailer in program to unmask and pursue online scammers and trademark abusers.

Led online marketplace effort to identify and pursue fake review generators.

Defended numerous app developers in class action privacy litigation regarding data collection through APIs.privacy; data

Litigation to unmask anonymous on-line leaker of trade secrets.

Represented software developer in international arbitration regarding design and project implementation.

Represented national mobile phone service provider in employee theft litigation.

Defended local start–up company in trade secret and non–compete litigation.

Represented online marketer in multistate AG investigation of ROSCA and continuity programs.

Defended local start–up company in trade secret and non–compete litigation.

Represented online ad network in Washington State AG investigation regarding consumer privacy issues.

Served as lead trial lawyer in Microsoft's nationwide Internet safety and security litigation efforts, heading programmatic litigation in spam, phishing, spyware, click-fraud and malvertizing enforcement.

Represented native ad network in FTC investigation of compliance efforts.

Represented national mobile carrier in Washington AG enforcement action relating to mobile apps.

Represented app developer in State AG investigation of browser add-ons.

Represented online music distributor in Washington State AG investigation of continuity programs.

Defend online home improvement and repair platform in competitor claims of improper site access and scraping.

Defend online marketplace in claims for COVID-19 price gouging.

Obtained $8.9 million verdict in jury trial against online cyberstalker.

Obtained $3.4 million judgment against spyware distributor.

Defended native advertising platform against claims of liability for third-party advertising, utlizing CDA 230.

Served as lead trial lawyer for major online retailers in domain name protection efforts and cybersquatting litigation.

Defended medical payment processor in data breach class action litigation.

Defendend mobile app developer in ownership and project dispute.

Represented software manufacture in claims against Chinese piracy.

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