333 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 200
Redwood Shores, CA 94065

650 453 5413

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Practice areas:

Dispute resolution
Intellectual property

Marcus A. Barber’s practice focuses on complex patent infringement cases involving a wide range of technologies including software, pharmaceutical and telecommunications.

Marcus frequently litigates high-stakes matters for some of the largest technology and telecommunications companies in the world, including Google, LG, Uber, Verizon, ASUS, Samsung, Adobe and Sony Electronics.

Marcus was named a “40 Under 40” professional by Silicon Valley Business Journal, reflecting his numerous litigation accomplishments, his success in developing new business, and his extensive community and volunteer work

Work Highlights

  • Uber in securing dismissal of a patent infringement case alleging that Uber’s user application infringed Halio Technologies’ automated dispatch and payment system patent. 
  • Google in securing summary judgment based on non-infringement and further granting Google’s motion monetary sanctions in a patent infringement suit by SuperSpeed Software, alleging that “Google Docs” and “Google Drive” infringed two data access patents that SuperSpeed incorporated into software used to accelerate the performance of computers linked to a shared-disk network. 
  • Google in successfully securing a complete dismissal in a six-patent infringement case brought by Data Engine Technologies in the District of Delaware.  The court found that the asserted claims were directed to patent-ineligible subject matter and thus invalid, and granted Google’s motion to dismiss.
  • Google, Motorola, LG, Samsung, and ASUS in a patent infringement case alleging Android-based smartphones and wearables infringed a device security patent.  Kasowitz won a motion to transfer venue, from the Eastern District of Texas to the Northern District of California, following a one-day evidentiary hearing on behalf of all clients. 
  • Verizon in numerous patent infringement matters involving cellular communication hand-offs, cellular phone hotspot technology, data transmission protocols, network extender products, audio communication systems for computer networks and interactive media guides.
  • LG in a seven-patent infringement case involving USB chargers. Plaintiff Fundamental Innovation Systems licensed the patents-in-suit from Blackberry, and assert infringement against several high-profile companies, including Samsung, Huawei and ZTE.

Last updated: June 2019