Marguerite McConihe is a seasoned litigator and intellectual property transactional attorney who counsels clients in maximizing the value of their intellectual property and technology assets, including trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
She has an emphasis on representing technology companies, particularly in the hardware, software, internet, semiconductor, biotechnology, and medical device industries.
Representative matters include: licensing transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, collaborations, joint ventures, strategic alliances and arrangements in connection with private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions.
Marguerite has achieved victories on behalf of both patent owners and accused infringers in complex litigation at both the International Trade Commission and federal district courts.
- Preservation Wellness Technologies LLC v. NextGen Healthcare Information Systems LLC (E.D. Tex. – 2:15-cv-01562) – Represented the defendant in a single-patent case involving a medical records system. Prior to answering the complaint, the court granted our client’s motion to dismiss on the basis that the patent claims were drawn to patent-ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.
- Clouding IP, LLC v. Siemens Enterprise Communications, Inc. (D. De. – 1:13cv1457) Represented global communications software and services company in defending patent infringement action regarding cloud computing. Case settled favorably.
- Presqriber, LLC v. NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC. (E.D. Tex. – 6:14cv00458) Successfully represented national healthcare technology company in defending patent infringement action.
- Polartec LLC, et al. v. Lamour Global, Inc. (D. Mass. – 1:14cv10017) Obtained favorable settlement for international clothing company in patent infringement action.
- Certain Computing or Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Vehicles Containing Same (337-TA-984) Represent owner of portfolio of graphics processing and microprocessor patents as Complainant in an ITC investigation adverse to a number of automotive manufacturers, and infotainment system and chip suppliers. Respondents include Honda, Toyota, BMW, Audi, Volkswagen, NVIDIA, Texas Instruments, Renesas, Harman International, and Fujitsu-Ten. The investigation instituted in January of 2016 and resolved favorably prior to the conclusion of expert discovery in August of 2016.
- MIT Sloan School of Management (EP, Artificial Intelligence in Business Strategy )
- Vermont Law School (JD)
- Vermont Law School (MSt)
- George Washington University (BS)
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
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