Marsha Mullin is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group in the Los Angeles office, primarily focusing her practice on patent litigation. Her experience in IP litigation is extensive. Marsha has significant proficiency with overall case management and planning for large, multiple-defendant patent infringement actions, including law and motion practice, pretrial discovery and trial preparation. Her practice encompasses proceedings before the International Trade Commission, as well as in federal district courts throughout the country, involving a variety of technologies.
Marsha is the secretary of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association and a past member of the board of trustees of the Los Angeles Copyright Society.
- Represented Nokia, Dell, DIRECTV, Hughes Aircraft Company, Hughes Space and Communications Company, JBL, Motorola and United States Satellite Broadcasting Company in patent infringement actions involving a wide variety of technologies, including wireless telecommunications, WLAN, cryptography, communications satellites, digital direct broadcast satellite television, microchip fabrication and circuitry, and loudspeaker systems.
- Represented composers, authors and producers in intellectual property disputes in the motion picture and television industries, including composer John Williams (copyright infringement action over theme music for the motion picture E.T.), political satirist Art Buchwald (breach of contract over submission of the idea for the motion picture Coming to America) and television producer Lester Persky (dispute over the purchase of a film library).