Shahin Rezvani focuses his practice on antitrust, copyright, patent, trademark and unfair competition litigation. He represents clients in the aerospace, automotive, defense, entertainment, finance, insurance, pharma, real estate, and telecommunications industries.
Shahin has been a member of successful trial teams in jury trials in which the amount in controversy exceeds $100 million, including a five-month, bet-the-company antitrust trial in which the plaintiff sought $4 billion. He has had similar success assisting clients to obtain pre-trial dismissal claims, having helped to obtain dismissals or summary judgment for the great majority of defendants he represented.
Represented an American telecommunications company in a five-month patent infringement jury in which a $128 million verdict was obtained*
Represented an American multinational technology company in jury trials and an ITC proceeding*
Represented an American producer of computer memory and computer data storage in a five-month antirust jury trial in state court where a four-billion-dollar claim was defeated, and in a patent/spoliation trial in which the oppositions patents were consequently rendered unenforceable*
Served as third chair on a jury trial in a verdict for an executive in the entertainment industry was obtained*
Served as third chair in an arbitration where claims for breach of contract and fraud in the electronics manufacturing industry were defeated*
Briefed and obtained judgment as a matter of law on two post-trial motions, eviscerating a jury verdict in a breach of contract case between a manufacturer and its sales agent in the automobile safety systems industry, and negating affirmative defenses in a patent infringement case concerning patents on prepaid wireless technology*
Briefed and argued a winning summary judgment motion on a cybersquatting claim in federal court for the one of the world’s most preeminent movie-related organizations*
Briefed and obtained dismissal without leave to amend of an antitrust case alleging attempted monopolization claims in the structured annuity industry, and a securities fraud case for a major food distributor, effectively ending both disputes*
Briefed and obtained dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction in a breach of contract case involving a joint venture in the military aviation industry, effectively ending the dispute*
*Matter was handled prior to joining McDermott
California State Bar, member
Association of Business Trial Lawyers, member
University of California at Berkeley, JD, 1998
University of California at Los Angeles, BA, summa cum laude, 1995
The Supreme Court of California
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the District of Delaware
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