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James W. Geriak

Special Counsel
Orange County
T: 714.424.8232
F: 714.428.5974
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James Geriak is a special counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office. Mr. Geriak has been lead counsel in more than 100 patent infringement cases and has argued more than 30 appellate cases. 

  • Named to Who's Who Legal: Patents, 2015
  • Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2014-2017

Mr. Geriak has been lead counsel in more than 100 patent infringement cases and has argued more than 30 appellate cases. Included in these cases are:

  • Synthes v. Spinal Kinetics-Successful defense (jury verdict of invalidity and noninfringement) of patent infringement re spinal discs
  • Biomedino v. Agilent-Successful defense (summary judgment of invalidity) of patent infringement re liquid chromatography
  • Hologic v. Xoft-Defense of patent infringement re x-ray devices used to treat tumor cavities
  • Covidien v. CoolTouch-Defense of patent infringement re use of lasers to treat varicose veins
  • Ultimax Cement v. CTS Cement-Defense of patent infringement re cement manufacturing process
  • General Surgical Innovations v. Guidant-Successful enforcement of patent on hernia repair device
  • Mentor Graphics v. Cadence-Successful defense of patent infringement re device for testing semiconductor chip designs
  • Quickturn v. Mentor Graphics-Successful enforcement of patent on device for testing semiconductor chip designs
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Systems v. Intertherapy-Successful enforcement of patent on ultra-sound imaging of blood vessels
  • Quantum-Successful enforcement of patent on disc drives against, Sony, NEC, Western Digital and Tandon
  • Intel v. Seeq-Successful defense of trade secret action re semiconductor chips
  • Intersil v. Maxim-Successful defense of trade secret action on semiconductor chips
  • ITT v. Raychem-Successful enforcement of patent on insulated wire
  • Spectra-Physics v Coherent-Successful defense of patent infringement re ion lasers
  • Getty Oil v Shell Oil-Successful defense of patent infringement re steam injection of oil wells
  • Quantum v. Mountain Computer-Successful enforcement of trademark on disk drives
  • Hain Pure Foods v Sona-Successful enforcement of trademark on food products
  • H&J Foods v. Reeder-Successful enforcement of trademark on food products
  • In re Gordon-Successful appeal of Patent Office decision re grant of patent
  • In re Da Fano-Successful appeal of Patent Office decision re grant of patent
  • Member of Council, ABA Intellectual Property Section
  • Chairman, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee of ABA Litigation Section
  • Board of Directors, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Board of Directors, Intellectual Property Section of California Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Los Angeles Patent Law Association