News Category - Recent Victory

Waymaker Obtains Preliminary Injunction Protecting Cosmetic Implant Trade Secrets, Trademark

On January 20, 2021, Waymaker obtained a preliminary injunction preventing Texas urologist Dr. Robert Cornell and others from using a…

Baker Marquart [Waymaker] Wraps Negligence Claim for Cannabis Client; Scores Favorable Settlement

One of the firm’s cannabis clients was harmed by a service provider’s negligence. To make matters worse, the client faced…

Baker Marquart [Waymaker] Successfully Resolves the First Securities Class Action over a Digital Token Sale

In 2017, Waymaker was hired to defend the founders of the Tezos blockchain (one of the leading blockchains) and their…

Baker Marquart [Waymaker] Wins Ninth Circuit Reversal of Adverse Summary Judgment Ruling on Parking Meter…

The firm represents a group of putative class members in a civil action in federal court challenging the constitutionality of…

Baker Marquart [Waymaker] Lands Reversal in the California Appellate Court

Baker Marquart protected its client’s right to require arbitration of disputes with customers. Following the firm’s argument in Camargo v.…

Baker Marquart [Waymaker] Secures Trial Court RICO Win in the Ninth Circuit

Baker Marquart achieved another Ninth Circuit victory on January 27, 2020, when the Ninth Circuit affirmed the Southern District…

Block.one, Represented by Baker Marquart [Waymaker], Settles with the SEC

Baker Marquart represented Block.one in its landmark settlement with the SEC. On September 30, 2019, the SEC announced it had…

WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins, Represented by Baker Marquart [Waymaker], Sentenced to No Prison Time

Baker Marquart achieved a seminal cybercrime victory. On July 26, 2019, a federal judge in the Eastern District of Wisconsin…

CA Supreme Court Reverses Anti-SLAPP Ruling in FilmOn.com, Inc. v. DoubleVerify, Inc. Libel Case

On May 6, 2019, in a victory for Baker Marquart, the California Supreme Court reversed an opinion of the Second…

Winklevoss Capital Fund, LLC’s Attorney Fined $15K for Obstructive Behavior – Winklevoss Twins Ordered to…

Baker Marquart achieved a significant victory for its client Charlie Shrem in Winklevoss Capital Fund, LLC v. Shrem, which is…

Baker Marquart Helps Client Acquire Outstanding Shares Using California Corporations Code Section 2000

Baker Marquart Helps Client Petition for Appraisal and Avoid Involuntary Dissolution Pursuant to California Corporations Code Section 2000, Which Leads…

Baker Marquart Nets Favorable Settlement of National Copyright Claims

In 2012, Baker Marquart was hired to defend its client, FilmOn, against copyright infringement claims brought by all the major…

Retained on the Eve of Trial, Baker Marquart Settles Franchise Dispute With State of California

Retained less than a week before the California Department of Business Affairs was set to present its case against a…

Baker Marquart’s Appearance Leads to Profitable Sale of Membership Interest

After certain members in a profitable limited liability company engaged in self-dealing, Baker Marquart was retained by a member to…

Baker Marquart Averts Lawsuit for Multinational Bank

Baker Marquart’s client, a bank with over $60 billion in assets, had established a truck leasing program for a freight…

Baker Marquart Wins Anti-SLAPP Motion; Subsequently Settles Dispute for DIRECTV Subsidiary, a Televi

Baker Marquart was engaged to pursue claims for breach of a television production contract. The firm filed claims in federal…

Favorable Settlement of FINRA Arbitration Against International Financial Institution

Baker Marquart was engaged by a former director of a major international investment bank to pursue wrongful termination claims. The…

Baker Marquart Wins First Amendment Cyberstalking Appeal In Florida

The firm recently won reversal of a Florida cyberstalking injunction and obtained dismissal in the Florida District Court of Appeals.…

Baker Marquart Wins “Landmark” Copyright Decision

“Huge,” “landmark,” “legal earthquake” and “shocking” were all terms used by the media to describe Baker Marquart’s recent summary judgment…

Baker Marquart Obtains Dismissal of a Federal Indictment Against Colorado Bitcoin Trader

Baker Marquart successfully defended a client charged with running an unlicensed money transmitting business in federal court in Colorado. In…

Baker Marquart Obtains Favorable Resolution of Patent Action Against Cirque du Soleil over Las Vegas

On behalf of its client, Hologram USA, Baker Marquart brought claims for patent infringement against Cirque du Soleil and the…

Firm settles patent case over Homer Simpson hologram

The Firm was engaged to protect a client’s patent portfolio related to the creation of live three-dimensional images. After the…

Patent Client Obtains Favorable Patent Settlement after Claim Construction Hearing

Baker Marquart was retained to represent a software company plaintiff in a patent dispute. The firm took targeted discovery and…

Jury Trial Victory Protects Creators of Blockbuster Film

In an five-year battle over authorship of a major motion picture that grossed over $450 Million in box office sales,…

Patent Infringement Action Settles After Defendant Agrees to Cease Infringing Activities

Baker Marquart was recently retained to protect a client’s patent portfolio. Upon learning of one party’s infringing activities – and…

Firm Protects Motion Picture Production Company’s Trademark

Baker Marquart represented a film production company in an action to enforce trademark rights. Prior to the firm’s engagement, the…

Firm Obtains Dismissal of All Criminal Charges against Hazardous Waste Cleanup Company

Baker Marquart represented a hazardous waste cleanup company facing multiple state criminal charges. The firm took quick in response to…

Firm Recoups Significant Portion of Client’s Investment in Failed Media Company

The firm was recently retained by an investor in a startup media company. The client had lost all his investment…

Appellate Victory for Mattel in Ninth Circuit

Mattel retained the firm after several insurance companies appealed the denial of their motion to intervene in the litigation between…

Arbitration Victory Against International Financial Services Firm

When a consumer products company was sued by its former investment bank, an international financial institution, the firm was retained…

The Firm Wins Twice In California Court Of Appeal, Protecting Right To Jury Trial

The California Court of Appeal recently published an opinion vindicating the right to a jury trial. After the firm filed…

Favorable Settlement for Global Asset Management Firm

The firm was recently retained on the eve of trial to prosecute claims related to the purchase of commercial real…

Fortune 500 Company Retains Firm to Defend Breach of Contract Claims, Nets Positive Recovery

The firm was retained by one of its clients, a Fortune 500 company, to defend claims brought by a software…

Unprecedented Injunction in Trademark Dispute

The firm obtained an extraordinary preliminary injunction to protect the trademarks of one of its clients, a software company. The…

Total Arbitration Victory for DIRECTV

The DIRECTV Group retained Baker Marquart to pursue breach of contract claims against a former DIRECTV dealer. After taking discovery…

Walk-Away Settlement for Startup Aircraft Company

The firm was retained by one of its clients, the manufacturer of revolutionary lightweight sport aircraft, to defend against claims…

Franchisee Ordered to Arbitrate

When an out-of-state franchisor was sued by a California franchisee, the franchisor retained the firm to defend against those claims.…

Landlord Dismisses Claims Against a Popular Los Angeles Nightclub

Baker Marquart was recently retained by a popular Los Angeles nightclub to defend against claims brought by the club’s landlord.…

Firm Obtains “No Liability” Arbitration Award for Well-Known Talent Agency

The firm was hired by a well-known talent agency to help it collect unpaid commissions from an Academy Award® nominated…

Firm Obtains Eight Million Dollar Arbitration Award

The firm was hired to represent an individual in a stock option dispute with his brother and his brother’s company…

Fantastic Results in Hannah Montana Case

The firm represented NAACP Image Award winner Morris Taylor “Buddy” Sheffield in a breach of contract lawsuit against defendant ABC…

Summary Judgment for Rolls-Royce

The firm obtained summary judgment for Rolls-Royce in a breach of contract action related to the construction of an oil…

Summary Judgment for Academy Award Winning Director and Screenwriter

The firm, together with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, recently defeated a nine-figure copyright claim brought in federal court, and…

Summary Judgment and Sanctions Award in Breach of Contract Action

The firm recently obtained summary judgment and a sanctions award in Maine federal court. Defendants had failed to repay a…

Favorable Settlement for Internet Company

The Firm defended two Internet companies established by one of the founders of MySpace.com. The case related to defendants’ purchase…

Summary Judgment and Six-Figure Sanctions Aware in Fraud and Breach of Contract Action

The Firm defended a commercial lender in a fraud and breach of contract action brought by a competing lender. Plaintiff…

Great Result in Corporate Control Litigation

The majority shareholders of a private company located in California retained the firm to replace prior counsel in heated litigation…

Qui Tam Retaliation Action Settled for Nuisance Value

The firm recently obtained a favorable settlement for a client faced with a whistleblower retaliatory termination action. A former employee…

Favorable Resolution of Motion Picture Royalty Dispute

The firm defended two independent movie companies and Blockbuster Inc. in a dispute over royalties for the motion picture “Monster.”…

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