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Verrill Dana Attorney James Goggin Recognized as IP Star for Fourth Consecutive Year

June 26, 2018 Press Releases

(June 26, 2018) – Verrill Dana attorney James Goggin has once again been individually recognized as a distinguished IP attorney in Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 IP Stars Guide. This is the fourth consecutive year that Goggin has been recognized for his intellectual property practice, on both the patent and trademark lists.

Goggin has more than 35 years of experience litigating and trying jury cases nationwide in the intellectual property area, including trademark, broadcast licensing fee agreements, copyright infringements, trade secrets and patent litigation. He has handled patent cases in technologies as diverse as medical devices, internet browsers and applications, computer networks, radio devices and biometric payments in federal courts across the U.S. His clients have included Ralph Lauren's Polo Fashions, Hinckley Yachts, Fox, Morgan Stanley, and Computer Software Associates. He earned his law degree from Stanford University and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.

The IP Stars Guide, compiled annually by Managing Intellectual Property since 1990, is based on rigorous and impartial research. Firms cannot vote for their own inclusion or solicit votes from colleagues, and to be included, a firm must receive a large number of recommendations from peers and clients.

See Verrill Dana's complete ranking in Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 IP Stars Guide here.

Firm Highlights

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended integrated design environment (“IDE”) producer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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Patent Litigation: Electronic Health Records

Defended electronic health record (“EHR”) software producer in patent dispute involving a non-practicing entity and patents related to database design and operation. Filed an early motion to dismiss based upon subject matter eligibility under...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended national telecommunications provider in patent dispute involving patents related to standard-essential DSL technology. Developed unenforceability defense as well as defense based on patent troll’s failure to offer fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory royalty rate...

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against non-practicing entity on patents relating to TLED design. Developed early non-infringement positions which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement.

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against competitor with patents relating to LED lighting and driver design. Briefed Markman . Also filed successful IPR petitions against asserted patents (each petition instituted on all challenged claims). Case...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended regional telecommunications provider against non-practicing entity with patents related to modem design and operation. Developed exhaustion argument based on prior licensing activity. Also successfully opposed non-practicing entity’s motion to consolidate cases under Multi-District...

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended semiconductor designer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Represented national lighting manufacturer in Section 337 investigation before the International Trade Commission. Developed early invalidity position, which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement prior to summary determination.

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Trademark Litigation: Consumer Goods

Represented three defendants against trademark owner in long-running dispute. Successfully briefed early motion to dismiss on all non-trademark claims against the defendants. First-chaired trial of trademark claims leading to a successful decision invaliding all...

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Patent Licensing: LED Lighting

Negotiated multiple licenses with large, multi-national, patent holder on behalf of various national lighting manufacturers.

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