Turner Boyd News

Turner Boyd Lawyers Still “Super” in 2018

July 18th, 2018|

Karen Boyd and Josh Masur were named to the 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list for intellectual property litigation. Robert Kent was named to the 2018 Northern California Rising Stars list, which is limited to lawyers 40 and under or in practice for 10 or fewer years. Super Lawyers rates lawyers from more than […]

Turner Boyd’s Third Annual “Interesting Conversations” Dinner

June 26th, 2018|

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Irina Raicu, director of the Internet Ethics Program at the Santa Clara University, spoke at Turner Boyd’s Third Annual “Interesting Conversations” Dinner with clients and friends of the firm, sparking many “interesting conversations” about ethics, privacy, and technology—from internet-connected Barbie dolls that speak to and […]

Turner Boyd Attorney Megan Whyman Olesek Named an Intellectual Property Star for 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

May 18th, 2018|

Managing Intellectual Property named Megan Whyman Olesek an Intellectual Property Star for 2018, the fourth time the magazine has recognized Ms. Olesek’s outstanding intellectual property work. In addition to being recognized in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as a California “IP Star,” Ms. Olesek was honored in the inaugural edition of Managing Intellectual […]

Turner Boyd Partner Karen Boyd Selected as a Top Intellectual Property Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal

May 8th, 2018|

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Turner Boyd’s founding partner, Karen Boyd, was selected a Top Intellectual Property Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal.

The publication highlighted some of Ms. Boyd’s recent successes, including her invalidation of a patent on summary judgment in a dispute involving healthcare analytics, her securement of a general exclusion […]

Veteran Silicon Valley IP Litigator Megan Whyman Olesek Joins Turner Boyd

May 1st, 2018|

Turner Boyd is excited to announce that Megan Whyman Olesek has joined the firm. With more than two decades of experience, Megan’s background as a trial attorney strengthens Turner Boyd’s intellectual property litigation practice. Megan has represented technology companies in U.S. District Courts around the country and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Her […]

Did You Mark? I Didn’t Notice! Turner Boyd Attorneys Publish Article on Litigation Strategies Related to Patent Marking and Notice

April 27th, 2018|

Turner Boyd partner Josh Masur and associate Josh Rayes published an article on the changing case law implementing the patent statute’s notice and marking requirements – a critical issue controlling damages available in many patent cases. The article is available here.

Turner Boyd Attorney Elizabeth Powers Participates in Angels, Communities, and Entrepreneurs Meeting

April 12th, 2018|

On April 11, 2018, Elizabeth Powers was on a panel of legal experts providing guidance to entrepreneurs and start-up hopefuls at the Angels, Communities, and Entrepreneurs (ACE) meeting, co-sponsored by CSUMB in Monterey, California. The event was hosted at the new Monterey Incubator, located at 125 Ocean View Blvd, Suite 203, Pacific Grove, […]

Turner Boyd Attorney Elizabeth Powers Speaks at Seminar on Artificial Intelligences & Corporations

April 10th, 2018|

Sunday, April 8, 2018, Elizabeth Powers gave an overview of corporate entities and regulations at the Internet Archive, in San Francisco. Her talk was part of the Seminar on Artificial Intelligences & Corporations, hosted by Foresight Institute. The speakers explored AI alignment, especially whether our interactions […]

Turner Boyd Attorney Elizabeth Powers Judges Global Forum Start-Up Competition

February 16th, 2018|

Elizabeth Powers, Counsel at Turner Boyd, served as a judge at the recent Global Forum, the culmination of the 2017 National Accelerator Global Ideas competition and Global Cleantech Innovation Program, presented by LACI (Los Angeles Clean-tech Incubator) on January 28-30, 2018 (see press release here). This annual event […]

Third Time’s the Charm: Turner Boyd Wins Summary Judgment of Patent Invalidity

January 17th, 2018|

On December 15, 2017, Turner Boyd secured a victory for Truven Health Analytics through a summary judgment ruling that invalidated U.S. Patent No. 8,768,726 as patent-ineligible subject matter. The victory came just a month before trial and in the face of a $12 million jury verdict that the plaintiff had been awarded against […]