Turner Boyd News

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

May 8th, 2018|

Karen Boyd

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 […]

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, […]