Tomasz Barczyk

Associate
415-955-1155 , Ext. 122
[email protected]

A zealous advocate, Tommy represents the firm’s clients in litigating intellectual property and Internet-related disputes, as well as securing their intellectual property rights by prosecuting trademark and copyright applications from start to finish.

Prior to joining Kronenberger Rosenfeld, Tommy gained extensive litigation experience at a boutique Chicago firm focusing on intellectual property, privacy, and business disputes. Tommy’s litigation experience includes representing clients in complex copyright and trademark disputes, victims of revenge porn, and website developers in complex business disputes involving a host of litigants, both domestic and foreign. In addition to his private sector experience, Tommy acquired a broad skillset of litigation strategies while defending the federal government as a clerk with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, along with assisting in the civil prosecution of violations of municipal and state laws and regulations at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.

Tommy received his J.D. with a specialization certificate in law and technology from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. During law school, Tommy gained unique insight into the workings of the judicial system by externing for the Honorable Joan H. Lefkow of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In addition, Tommy served as an articles editor for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, as well as the co-editor of the Journal’s symposium on intellectual property protections for computer programs. In his last year of law school, Tommy co-authored an amicus brief on behalf of the Internet Archive and other libraries and archives, urging the Second Circuit to find that the recording, indexing, and making available of television broadcasts constitutes fair use under federal copyright law.

Tommy is licensed to practice in California and Illinois, and is a member of the American Bar Association, as well as the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He speaks four languages and—in addition to keeping up with the latest tech news and IP developments—enjoys outdoor adventures, cooking and eating gourmet cuisine, and travelling the world.

EDUCATION
  • Northwestern University, B.A. in Psychology (Neuroscience) and Political Science
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (“Boalt Hall”), J.D. with Specialization Certificate in Law and Technology
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Bar Association

liana W. Chen

Associate
415-955-1155 , Ext. 118
[email protected]
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Liana advises clients on intellectual property and Internet-related matters, including copyright and trademark infringement, online defamation, advertising, data privacy and security, spam and TCPA defense, and Amazon matters.  

Liana represents clients at all stages of litigation in state, federal, and administrative forums. She has broad-ranging litigation experience in pre-trial compliance, complex discovery, depositions, extensive motion practice, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals.  

I love anticipating and solving legal problems for our clients as efficiently as possible so they can feel secure and focus on their business.”

Prior to joining Kronenberger Rosenfeld, Liana was an attorney with an international law firm in Washington, D.C., where she focused on complex litigation, data privacy and security, and government contracts. After moving back to San Francisco, she concentrated on civil litigation. 

Liana is a member of the State Bar of California, District of Columbia Bar, and Virginia State Bar (inactive). She was admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California, Eastern District of California, Eastern District of Virginia, and District of Columbia as well as the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. 

Liana obtained her J.D., with high honors, in 2011 from The George Washington University Law School, where she was an active member of the Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards and an associate with The George Washington Law Review. In 2010, Liana won the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court competition in Pilsen, Czech Republic. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego.  

  • Represented a national retailer in an extensive FTC advertising investigation.
  • Represented a human resource company before the FTC after a data security breach.
  • Won motions to compel, for sanctions, and for dismissal in a case where plaintiffs claimed seven figures for deceptive advertising and unfair competition. 
  • Prevailed on a motion for summary judgment for an international franchisor and its franchisee in a case where the plaintiff claimed seven-figure damages.
  • Prevailed on an anti-SLAPP motion in a lawsuit involving online reviews.
  • Discovered the identities of Doe Defendants responsible for anonymous misconduct online.
  • Obtained the transfer of a disputed domain through UDRP and federal court proceedings.
  • Convinced a client’s competitor to cease trademark infringement and false advertising after filing a complaint in federal court.
  • Represented a global marketing company in a multi-year arbitration.
  • Represented a luxury fashion company in ongoing trademark infringement cases.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement after deposing plaintiffs, defending employee depositions, and arguing a motion for summary judgment.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction and favorable ruling on the administrative record in a case before the Court of Federal Claims.
  • Precluded punitive damages through successful demurrer and motion to strike.

FTC Guidance on Promotional Social Media Content, Daily Journal, April 2017

Businesses of All Sizes Should Keep Website Terms Up to Date, Daily Journal, January 2017

Managing Legal Risks: Trends in Data Privacy & Security Class Action Litigation, Bryan Cave LLP Bulletin, November 2013

“Eraser Button” Law Changes Online Privacy Requirements, Bryan Cave LLP Bulletin, September 2013

New Telemarketing Rule Requires Express Written Consent, Bryan Cave LLP Bulletin, September 2013

Managing Legal Risks: Trends in Data Privacy & Security Class Action Litigation, Bryan Cave LLP Bulletin, September 2013

FTC Chairman John Leibowitz to Step Down, Bryan Cave LLP Bulletin, February 2013

A Guide to Space Law Terms, Secure World Foundation Glossary, December 2012

"Trends in Telemarketing: An Overview of the TCPA and the Telemarketing Sales Rule," The State Bar of California, Business Law Section, 2017

EDUCATION
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A.
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia State Bar (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
MEMBERSHIPS
  • ILLS

Ginny SAnderson

Partner
415-955-1155 , Ext. 113
[email protected]
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Ginny’s practice is split between advisory work and litigation. Her transactional clients include e-commerce merchants, advertising networks, publishers, mobile app and game developers, SaaS providers, content managers, and nutraceutical companies, among others. She advises them on a range of contractual and intellectual property issues including copyright and trademark registration, vendor agreements, merchant processing, licensing agreements, website disclosures, advertising regulations, and FTC and FDA compliance. Ginny also specializes in issues specific to the online marketplace industry by advising clients who maintain storefronts on Amazon Marketplace, Sears Marketplace, Walmart Marketplace, and others.

Ginny’s litigation practice focuses on a variety of commercial matters, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, and defamation claims. Her interest in intellectual property and technology law traces back to her creative and technical background in the motion picture industry.

Ginny represents technology companies in obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights as well as defending against such claims. Her experience extends to all aspects of litigation, including extensive motion practice before state and federal courts, complex discovery, arbitration, trial, and appeal. She has helped clients develop successful offensive and defensive litigation strategies, as well as defended several class actions.

“While others perceive conflict between the measured pace of the law and the rapid rate of technological advance, we see an opportunity for our clients to influence both arenas through innovation and top-notch advocacy.”

Ginny obtained her J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 2005, where she served as the Executive Editor of the BYU Law Review. Ginny also received a B.A. in film studies from BYU in 1998 and, before returning to law school, worked on the technical end of film and television production. Before joining Kronenberger Rosenfeld, Ginny worked in Los Angeles, where her practice focused on sports and entertainment law. She is a member of the State Bar of California.

  • Represented a large South American financial institution whose proprietary documents were anonymously posted online by a suspected disgruntled employee. Obtained a temporary restraining order and conducted early discovery through the California Courts, which enabled the client to identify the perpetrators and continue prosecution in its home country.
  • Represented a major advertising network in a trade secret dispute with former employees who formed a competing network, which was resolved through settlement and consent judgment in client’s favor.
  • Represented a nutraceuticals merchant in dispute with a Florida payment processor who held more than $2 million of client’s funds in reserve and refused to release them. Defeated processor’s motion to dismiss the complaint, resulting in favorable ruling by the Middle District of Florida that, despite contractual terms favoring the processor, the processor did not have unbridled discretion to hold the funds in reserve indefinitely.
  • Defended an Internet advertiser client against Southern Home Improvement Company in a case concerning state and federal unfair competition claims. Resolved case early through favorable settlement that required no monetary payment from client.
  • Requested and obtained maximum statutory damages ($150,000) in default judgment against administrator of a website notorious for providing high-resolution scans of copyrighted images. Defeated potential DMCA defense raised by the court when the court adopted the firm’s theory that the only plausible uses for high-res scans constituted willful infringement.
  • Represented a producer of television advertisements for attorneys in copyright infringement lawsuit against a law firm that had copied client’s video advertisements nearly frame-by-frame. After filing of complaint, the firm negotiated a quick and favorable settlement of the case.
  • Represented a social networking app developer backed by more than $350 million in venture financing in a TCPA class action lawsuit. Obtained speedy settlement and voluntary dismissal of putative TCPA class action against client, after early discovery and independent research by the firm that demonstrated that the SMS text message at issue was initiated by the plaintiff’s acquaintance, not the client.
  • Defeated motion for class certification in hotly-contested, multi-million dollar consumer class action against Internet advertiser by using arguments made by plaintiff in refusing to arbitrate—namely, that the version of the website plaintiff viewed did not contain certain disclosures—against him to demonstrate that plaintiff could not establish the requisite commonality or typicality. The case was resolved shortly thereafter through voluntary dismissal by plaintiff and no payment by the client.
EDUCATION
  • Brigham Young University, B.A. in Film Studies
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco

Jeffrey M. Rosenfeld

Partner
415-955-1155 , Ext. 112
[email protected]
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Jeff represents clients in intellectual property litigation and Internet-related litigation, handling the wide variety of legal issues that arise in connection with the Internet. In particular, Jeff’s practice focuses on the following types of cases:

  • Copyright and Trademark Infringement: Jeff regularly represents both defendants and plaintiffs in copyright and trademark infringement lawsuits involving website content, digital products, and online advertisements.
  • Online Defamation: Jeff has extensive experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in defamation cases involving online content. Jeff has litigated all aspects of online defamation matters from anti-SLAPP through trial, and he has worked with clients and experts to quantify both economic and non-economic damages in such cases.
  • Spam, TCPA, and Telemarketing Defense: Jeff devotes a significant portion of his practice to defending spam, TCPA, and telemarketing litigation, and he has been involved in several precedent-setting cases. Jeff is well-versed in all aspects of the relevant spam and TCPA authority as well as the practical trial and settlement dynamics of spam and TCPA litigation.
  • False Advertising on the Internet: Jeff’s clients are primarily online retailers of everyday products and services, such as dietary supplements, office supplies, home electronics, and car rental services. Jeff represents these clients when their competitors make false statements in advertisements, or when Jeff’s clients are accused of making false statements about their own products and services.

In addition to his litigation practice, Jeff counsels clients on strategic Internet-related issues, including compliance with FTC regulations in online marketplaces, advising on the design and operation of e-commerce websites and the disclosures made on those websites.

“We use a practical approach to all of our litigation. We take into consideration our client’s goals, all of the possible outcomes, and the realistic cost of the litigation in order to develop a vigorous strategy to achieve our client’s goals.”

Prior to joining Kronenberger Rosenfeld, Jeff was with Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco, and before that, with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Jeff received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was an editor on the Georgetown Law Journal. He received his A.B. from Stanford University.

Jeff was the winner of the First Annual Stanford Technology Law Review paper competition for his paper, “Spiders and Crawlers and Bots, Oh My," 2002 Stanford Technology Law Rev. 3. He was awarded a speaking position at the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference, and has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star for five consecutive years.

  • Represented a major Internet advertising network in an $11 million federal spam lawsuit by a professional spam plaintiff. Prevailed on behalf of client at summary judgment on all claims in the lawsuit; obtained order awarding over $806,000 in fees and sanctions against the professional spam plaintiff.
  • Prevailed on motion to dismiss on behalf of multiple defendants named in a $400 million spam lawsuit brought by a major Washington, D.C. law firm.
  • Represented the owners of a popular online dating website against a professional spam plaintiff in a $19 million California spam lawsuit. Obtained a full dismissal with prejudice for one of the firm’s clients at summary judgment and resolved the remainder of the case shortly thereafter.
  • Represented an online retailer of printer supplies in a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by a billion dollar printer manufacturer.
  • Successfully defended a web development company in a federal trademark lawsuit. After a five-day jury trial, the client defeated all of the plaintiff’s claims, with the jury finding that the plaintiff had not established any valid trademark rights.
  • Represented an online merchant in numerous copyright infringement cases where competitors had copied and displayed the client’s product images on the infringers’ own websites. In each case, the firm reached a favorable settlement on behalf of the client.
  • Represented a large online merchant in a lawsuit against a payment processor and payment gateway, which alleged that the defendants had skimmed small amounts from each of the client’s online transactions resulting in a total theft of more than $1.6 million. After extensive discovery and motion practice, the parties settled in favor of our client.
  • Represented the plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against a large online merchant based on the merchant’s creation and settling of financial instruments without proper authorization. The suit was one of the first to address the federal Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA), and helped define the contours of this important law. The firm ultimately reached a settlement with the defendants in favor of the client.
EDUCATION
  • Stanford University, A.B.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Bar Association

Karl Kronenberger

Partner
415-955-1155 , Ext. 114
[email protected]
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Karl Kronenberger is an indispensable resource and trusted advisor to his clients on issues relating to Internet law, media, and technology.

A seasoned litigator, Karl has tried more than 20 jury trials and many more bench trials, and he regularly handles complex Internet law issues, such as Internet trademark and copyright infringement, spam litigation defense, Internet defamation and false advertising, cybersquatting, FTC lawsuits, data breaches, website agreements, and privacy disputes. Karl thrives on litigating matters where the legal terrain is uncharted, as is often the case in the realm of Internet disputes.

As a former general counsel to technology and non-technology companies alike, he has handled many of the day-to-day legal issues these companies face, including intellectual property issues, licensing and distribution agreements, and domain name disputes. Additionally, he handles a variety of transactions and business disputes for services, technology, and media companies.

A former prosecutor and Army JAG Corps officer, he is both aggressive and creative in solving problems, while maintaining the highest of ethical standards.

“Representing clients zealously, maintaining the highest ethical standards, and communicating well with clients are the foundations of my practice.”

Karl is frequently called upon as an Internet law expert by the media and at industry conferences. He has received the highest “AV Preeminent” rating by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell and is named to the 2011 list of Northern California Super Lawyers for his work in Internet law.

Karl is licensed to practice in California, New York, Georgia, and Ohio and before the District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, District Court for the Southern District of New York, District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (1990) and the University of Cincinnati College of Law (1993).

  • Represented a major Internet advertising network in $11 million federal spam lawsuit by professional spam plaintiff. Prevailed on behalf of the client at summary judgment on all claims in the lawsuit. Obtained order awarding over $806,000 in fees and sanctions against the professional spam plaintiff, which pushed plaintiff into insolvency and caused them to cease operations.
  • Represented a cloud computing and file sharing company backed by more than $600 million in venture financing in a lawsuit where the firm successfully obtained the domain name containing the client’s primary trademark.
  • Represented a social networking app developer backed by more than $350 million in venture financing in a TCPA class action lawsuit. Obtained speedy settlement and voluntary dismissal of putative TCPA class action against client, after early discovery and independent research by the Firm demonstrated that the SMS text message at issue was initiated by the plaintiff’s acquaintance, not the client.
  • Represented a medical records imaging technology company in lawsuit against an unknown person who hacked into client’s network. Upon discovering that the hacker was a competitor, and that the competitor stole trade secrets and used them to compete with client, the Firm amended the John Doe complaint to name the competitor as a defendant, leading to a complete win in the case and the criminal indictment of the defendant competitor.
  • Represented an international nonprofit organization in lawsuit involving theft of its trade secrets and dissemination of such trade secrets by defendants anonymously via multiple blogs.
  • Seized a domain name portfolio from a notorious cybersquatter and judgment debtor, auctioned the domain name portfolio for $302,000, and in the process created new Ninth Circuit law concerning the ability to seize domain names as property.
  • Represented defendants in an FTC lawsuit alleging $350 million in damages arising from what the FTC described as “bogus free trial offers,” including preparing and presenting nine expert witnesses in an opposition to a preliminary injunction.
  • Represented defendants in a FTC lawsuit involving $42.5 million regarding unsolicited SMS text messages marketing free gift cards, resulting in a public settlement where defendants paid only a fraction of the damages alleged by the FTC.
  • Represented a medical school in lawsuit against a bogus non-profit consumer review website and company; following a round of subpoenas served on various service providers for defendants, the firm discovered that the defendant was actually controlled by a direct competitor of the client. The matter settled promptly after this revelation.
  • Represented the nation’s largest broker of moving and relocation services in false advertising lawsuit against a so-called consumer review website. The complaint alleged that defendant engaged in search engine spam by numerous uses of our client’s trademark under the auspices of a “black list,” which directly benefited the competitors of the firm’s client.
  • Represented defendants in a trade secrets lawsuit brought by their former employer, a reseller of computer hardware and software.  The defendants left the employ of the plaintiff and proceeded to compete directly with plaintiff, including with plaintiff's customers.  The plaintiff alleged that defendants used trade secret information in soliciting the exact customers with which defendants worked while employed by plaintiff.  After a 30-day jury trial, the jury returned a unanimous verdict that the defendants did not misappropriate any trade secrets of the plaintiff.
  • Represented the nation’s top retailer of ink and toner products in a false advertising lawsuit brought by a billion dollar printer manufacturer.
  • Represented the U.S. Chess Federation in a lawsuit involving unknown parties hacking into the email account of a member of the board of directors of our client, and stealing information regarding the internal investigation of two other directors of the organization (Susan Polgar and Paul Truong). After multiple rounds of subpoenas, the firm discovered that the person responsible for the hacking was an employee of Susan Polgar, which led to the criminal indictment of such employee and an eventual resolution of the case.
  • Defeated motion for class certification in hotly-contested, multi-million dollar consumer class action against Internet advertiser by using arguments made by plaintiff in refusing to arbitrate—namely, that the version of the website plaintiff viewed did not contain certain disclosures—against him to demonstrate that plaintiff could not establish the requisite commonality or typicality. The case was resolved shortly thereafter through voluntary dismissal by plaintiff and no payment by the client.
  • "Trends in Dealing with Unauthorized Sellers on Amazon," Internet Law Leadership Summit, May 2018
  • "Unpacking Hassell v. Bird," Intellectual Property Law Section of The State Bar of California, April 2017
  • "Legal Issues for Amazon Sellers," Catalyst88, 2017
  • "Copyrightability Under the Copyright Act," Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2016
  • "Online Marketing:  Current Trends & Common Pitfalls," The Intellectual Property and Internet Law Section of the Barristers Club, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2015
  • "Employers' Use of Social Media – NLRB and Other Updates," Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2015
  • "Online Advertising Panel," Bar Association of San Francisco, 2015
  • “The Last Year in Privacy and Security Litigation,” PLI's Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, 2015
  • “Testimony Regarding AB 2643 Revenge Porn Civil Claim for Relief,” Hearing of Judiciary Committee of California Assembly, 2014
  • “New TCPA Requirements and Surging SMS Spam Litigation,” State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Cyberspace Committee, 2013
  • “Recent Developments in TCPA Compliance and Litigation Regarding SMS Spam,” State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Cyberspace Committee, 2013
  • “Serving Subpoenas on ISPs, Email Providers and other Vendors: Pitfalls and Best Practices,” Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2013
  • “Spam Litigation Update,” Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2013
  • “SMS Spam Litigation Explosion,” Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2013
  • “Spam Law Thunderdome: A Vigorous Debate on Current Spam Law Developments,” Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2013
  • “Mobile Privacy & COPPA: Recent Updates and Impending Regulatory Changes,” Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2013
  • “Mobile Privacy and SMS Marketing: Recent Updates and Impending Regulatory Changes ‘Hot Topic’ Presentation,” Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, 2013
  • “Enforcing IP on the Internet: Ethical Issues and Investigative Tools in Pursuing Anonymous Infringers,” 3rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium, 2012
  • “Waging War on Anonymous Bad Actors on the Internet,” ABA Winter Working Meeting and Cyberspace Law Institute, 2012
  • Should Companies Pay Data Hacking Ransoms? (Interview with Karl Kronenberger), Lawyer Monthly, July 2016
  • The Other Way Around: American Entrepreneurs Buy Chinese Goods to Sell - But Lose Out on Patent Protection, Corporate Counsel, May 2016
  • Diet Pill Companies Settle FTC Advertisement Claims, Daily Journal, February 2016
  • Giant Slayers:  The Small, Hyper-Focused Firms That Take on Big Matters and Win, Daily Journal, October 2015
  • Waze Ripped Off Rival's Data, Suit Alleges, The Recorder, September 2015
  • Google, Waze Hit with Copyright Suit Over Rival Traffic Data, Law360, September 2015
  • I Was Paid to Write this Blog, Direct Marketing News, August 2015
  • FTC's Social Media Promotion Guide Has Marketers Confused, Law360, July 2015
  • Firms Aim to Track Clients on Websites, Daily Journal, July 2015
  • Fired Workers Increasingly Add Defamation Claims to Their Lawsuits, ABA Journal, May 2015
  • Cybersquatters’ wreak havoc with '16 field, The Hill, May 2015
  • From TedCruz.ca to TaylorSwift.porn: How the Golden Age of Domain-Trolling Was Born, Washington Post, March 2015
  • More Law Firms To Face Suits Over Sensitive Client Data, Law360, March 2015
  • Tech Titans, Daily Journal, February 2015
  • Can employees comment about their employer on social media sites?, Inside Counsel, February 2015
  • Paris mayor may sue Fox News over no-go-zones report, USAToday, January 2015
  • NetJets pilot union sues for violations of labor and privacy laws, Inside Counsel, December 2014
  • Customer lists ‘in the heads’ of ex-employees, Intellectual Property Magazine, December 2014
  • Pilots Union Sues NetJets over Twitter Account, Flying Magazine, December 2014
  • San Jose Jury Returns Groundbreaking Revenge Porn Verdict, The Recorder, February 2014
  • Legal recourses limited for Te’o to seek, USA Today, January 2013
  • Not So Fast, Keith Olbermann, New York Magazine, July 2010
  • Government Filing Connects Polgar to Criminal Case, New York Times, July 2010
  • Politicians Face Consequences If They Don’t Secure Name Domains, PBS, May 2010
  • Online Libel Claims Abound, California Lawyer, June 2009
  • Appeared as Expert on Internet Defamation, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, 2008
  • Appeared as Expert on Net Neutrality, ABC News NOW, 2008

Publications

  • How to Comply with FTC Guidelines for Social Media Campaigns, Daily Journal, April 2017
  • Business Of All Sizes Should Keep Website Terms Up to Date, Daily Journal, January 2017
  • Winning the Fight Against Email Spam Plaintiffs, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, October 2016, Vol. 28, No. 10
  • Defending Against Spam Shakedowns, Daily Journal, June 2016
  • Endorsements, Reviews, and Astroturfing: New FTC Guidance for Marketers, MarketingProfs, January 2016
  • New FTC Requirements for Affiliate Marketers, FeedFront, Issue 32, October 2015
  • Customer Lists "in the heads" of Ex-Employees, Intellectual Property Magazine, 2015
  • The Tension Between Principles of “Sunshine Laws” and “The Right to be Forgotten” – Trends in the Treatment of Personal Information on the Internet, Inside the Minds: Understanding Developments in Cyberspace Law, 2014 ed., 2014
  • Fight Back Against Internet Defamation (a war story from a battle-hardened attorney), Directions, IMA Newsletter, 2009
  • Defamation Superhighway, Daily Journal, 2009
EDUCATION
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., Government with PPE Concentration (Philosophy, Politics, Economics)
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Bar Association
  • Cyberspace Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar (Co-Chair, 2014-2015)




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