Marsha Diedrich has extensive IP litigation experience with a particular focus on patent litigation. She is proficient in 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 including wireless telecommunications, digital cameras, and communications satellites.
Marsha is a former president of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association and a past member of the board of trustees of the Los Angeles Copyright Society.
She is an ardent advocate in the fight against breast cancer, both fundraising for, and participating in, the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for the past seven years.
- Represented Nokia, Dell, Panasonic, JVC, 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, digital cameras, 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).