Turner Boyd News

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 […]

Veteran Silicon Valley IP Attorney Elizabeth Powers Joins Turner Boyd

November 9th, 2017|

Turner Boyd is excited to announce that Elizabeth Powers has joined the firm as Counsel. Elizabeth brings over 25 years of law firm, in-house, and academic experience to Turner Boyd, as well as her thorough understanding of the unique business ecosystem of Silicon Valley. Elizabeth’s practice broadens Turner Boyd’s […]

Turner Boyd Wins At Trial: Establishing Rearden LLC’s Ownership of MOVA Technology Wrongfully Used in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Other Films

August 23rd, 2017|

On August 11, 2017, Turner Boyd obtained a court decision that its client Rearden LLC is the rightful owner of a visual effects technology known as MOVA Contour facial capture (MOVA) used in the film industry. MOVA is technology that records an actor’s facial performance […]

Turner Boyd Partners Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

August 15th, 2017|

Turner Boyd partners Julie Turner, Karen Boyd, Joshua Masur, and Esha Bandyopadhyay have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, “the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.” Karen was selected in the fields of intellectual property litigation, […]

Turner Boyd Feeds The Families at The Ronald McDonald House

August 3rd, 2017|

Turner Boyd attorneys and staff outside the Ronald McDonald House

On August 2, 2017, Turner Boyd attorneys and staff made dinner for the 123 families staying at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. Chicken curry, tofu curry, rice, veggies, and roasted pineapple for dessert was one of the inaugural “megaBITES” meals […]

Turner Boyd Lawyers Still “Super” in 2017

July 20th, 2017|

Karen Boyd, Julie Turner, and Josh Masur were all named to the 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list for intellectual property litigation. Esha Bandyopadhyay and Robert Kent were named to the 2017 Northern California Rising Stars list, which is limited to lawyers 40 and under or in practice for 10 or fewer years. Super […]

Turner Boyd Partners Julie Turner and Matthew Smith Recognized as IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine/IP Stars for 2017

June 2nd, 2017|

Julie Turner has been named one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2017 by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine/IP Stars, for the second year in a row. This list recognizes female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year. All the women on […]

Turner Boyd Receives 2017 Dorothy M. Wolfe Award in Recognition of Pro Bono Work

May 12th, 2017|

Turner Boyd Attorneys Accept Dorothy M. Wolfe Award

Turner Boyd is thrilled to have received the Dorothy M. Wolfe Award from the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo, in recognition of our commitment to pro bono work. Turner Boyd attorneys Julie Turner, Louis Wai, and Jacob Zweig–pictured above with Legal Aid Director […]

Turner Boyd Wins General Exclusion Order from ITC for Simple Wishes

April 27th, 2017|

On April 7, 2017, the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a General Exclusion Order (GEO), in Investigation No. 337-TA-988, in response to a Complaint filed on behalf of Simple Wishes LLC by Turner Boyd attorneys Karen Boyd, Jennifer Seraphine and Keeley Vega. The GEO prohibits from entry into the United States pumping bras […]

Jennifer Seraphine Featured on “Storytelling in IP Litigation” Panel at N.D. Cal.

February 27th, 2017|

Turner Boyd partner Jennifer Seraphine took place in a panel discussion entitled Storytelling in IP Litigation – How to Talk to Judges and Juries in Tech Trials on February 23, 2017, at the United States District Court in San Francisco, CA. The panel, which was hosted by The Northern District of California Chapter […]