Partner Keri Curtis Axel’s client YouTuber and former U.S. Olympian snowboarder Trevor Jacob praised his “incredible lawyer” as he was spared the 12-month prison term sought by federal prosecutors and instead was sentenced to six months after he crashed his plane in a YouTube stunt and obstructed a federal investigation into the crash. The December 4, 2023 sentencing was reported in multiple outlets, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and The Washington Post.
A Los Angeles federal jury on Friday, June 16, 2023 ruled overwhelmingly in favor of Waymaker client Dr. James Elist as it invalidated two patents and found that a rival urologist stole trade secrets from Elist in a case involving the first FDA-cleared cosmetic penile implant …
Partner Ryan Baker was quoted in a January 30th article in the San Diego Union Tribune about Razuki v. Malan, a San Diego Superior Court complex civil case arising from a failed real estate partnership.
Partner Ryan Baker, speaking to Bloomberg Law about a Supreme Court case addressing the issue of whether a district court must stay or may dismiss a case pending arbitration, said, the case “is a battle between making remedies available to litigants versus the administrative cost …”
Law360 quoted Waymaker Partner Brian Klein speaking about the upcoming USA v. Gordon Coburn et al. trial in a story about cases to watch in 2024. Klein said, “This is a high-profile prosecution of a CEO and chief legal officer.”
Partner Ryan Baker, speaking to Law360 about 2023 patent damage awards, explained that “[e]very court was backlogged. I’ve had more trials than I’ve had in years past. There was a breakup of this logjam…”
Many of these results were obtained by the predecessor firm to Waymaker, Baker Marquart LLP.