Technology has been a focus of Mr. Brown’s commercial litigation practice for many years. He has appeared in federal and state courts across the United States and he has represented parties in numerous arbitrations. Among Mr. Brown’s representative litigation matters are the following:
The successful defense and appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals of Sirenza Microdevices, Inc. in a dispute relating to electronic components.The trial and appeal of a landmark New York case upholding limitation of liability clauses in computer contracts.The prosecution of the first major litigation involving issues arising from open source software.Acted as lead counsel in the defense of a major U.S. outsourcing vendor in a dispute with a prominent insurance industry customer.Jury and bench trials of technology and commercial trade secret disputes.
Mr. Brown has been lead counsel on litigated matters involving computer software, electronic components, telecom services, outsourcing, financial services, software development disputes, employment law, breach of contract disputes, international trade issues, patents, trademarks and copyrights.