资深诉讼律师CLARK STONE加入天华律师事务所


天华律师事务所欢迎资深诉诉律师Clark Stone加入我们的团队!石律师专注于商业纠纷及与联邦和州法院以及国际贸易委员会(ITC)的高科技客户有关的专利,商标,商业秘密的诉讼。 他处理过涉及半导体设备,制造工艺和设备,电子电路,互联网隐私,全球定位系统,蜂窝手机,医疗设备,专利许可,商业合同,在线商标问题,软件,电子邮件,移动支付和商业秘密盗用的案件。
在成为律师之前,Stone律师曾在多家半导体制造设备公司担任技术和管理职位,包括应用材料公司和Novellus Systems公司。他对半导体器件和制造技术,等离子蚀刻和沉积,以及与互联网相关的技术,包括电子邮件和移动支付有广泛和深入的了解。

作为圣克拉拉县律师协会的前任主席(2007年),石律师自2002年以来一直担任圣克拉拉县律师协会律师 – 客户费用争议仲裁计划的志愿仲裁员,并担任国家律师协会的志愿仲裁员 ,加州的强制性费用仲裁计划和圣克拉拉县高等法院民事早期和解会议(CESC)的调解员.Stone律师是2010年Byrl R. Salsman法官奖的获得者,该奖项是圣克拉拉县律师协会的最高荣誉之一。

石律师的代表经验包括:
ITC 337条款程序中的律师团成员。
出庭律师,在特拉华州高等法院进行为期十天的陪审团审判,涉及商业秘密的盗用。处理关键证人的直接和交叉检查以及结束辩论。
为期三周的国际商会仲裁听证会的审判律师,就联合开发协议进行了审理,该协议为半导体设备公司带来了数百万美元的胜诉判决。在听证会上对证人进行盘问和辩护,并提出了普遍存在的技术论点和欺诈性诱因。
代表几位客户处理美国境内外有关匿名互联网帖子和骚扰电子邮件的事宜。
在高科技领域处理了美国各个司法管辖区的大量专利侵权案件。

石律师的代表案例:

International Trade Commission

In re Certain Computer and Computer Peripheral Devices and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same

In re Certain Computer and Computer Peripheral Devices and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (337-TA-841): Represented Dell Inc. in defending against allegations of patent infringement by Technology Properties Ltd. LLC (“TPL”) involving multimedia flash memory technology.

In re Certain DC-DC Controllers and Products Containing Same

In re Certain DC-DC Controllers and Products Containing Same (337-TA-698, Enforcement Proceeding): Served as trial counsel for respondent uPI Semiconductor Corporation involving Richtek’s allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation in connection with power management IC technology.

In re Certain Underground Cable and Pipe Locators

In re Certain Underground Cable and Pipe Locators (337-TA-727): Acted as counsel for respondent Vivax-Metrotech Corporation in litigation before the ITC concerning underground cable and pipe locators.

In re Certain GPS Chips, Associated Software and Systems, and Products Containing Same

In re Certain GPS Chips, Associated Software and Systems, and Products Containing Same(337-TA-596): Served as trial counsel for complainant SiRF Technology, Inc. in a patent infringement matter before the ITC involving global positioning system (GPS) technology.

In re Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same

In re Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same(337-TA-501): Represented complainant Amkor Technology, Inc. in a patent infringement matter before the ITC involving semiconductor packaging technology.

In re Programmable Logic Devices

In re Programmable Logic Devices (337-TA-453): Represented respondent Xilinx, Inc. in a patent infringement case involving field programmable gate arrays (FPGA).

In re Field Programmable Gate Arrays

In re Field Programmable Gate Arrays (337-TA-441): Served as trial counsel for complainant Xilinx, Inc. in a patent infringement case involving field programmable gate arrays (FPGA).

Federal District Court

Richtek Technology Corp. v. uPI Semiconductor Corporation

Richtek Technology Corp. v. uPI Semiconductor Corporation (USDC ND Cal): Counsel for uPI Semiconductor Corporation in defense of Richtek Technology Corporation’s allegations of patent and copyright infringement.

One Pica, Inc. v. Racing the Planet, Ltd.

One Pica, Inc. v. Racing the Planet, Ltd. (USDC ND Cal): Counsel for Racing the Planet in defense of One Pica’s allegations of breach of contract and defamation involving e-commerce development contract.

HTC Corporation and HTC America v. Marco Luzatto and Yozmot 33 Ltd.

HTC Corporation and HTC America v. Marco Luzatto and Yozmot 33 Ltd. (USDC District of Columbia): Represented HTC Corporation and HTC America against Marco Luzatto and Yozmot 33 Ltd. in a declaratory judgment of patent non-infringement involving cellular handset technology. After motion practice, the case settled on terms with the patent holder granting a broad covenant not to sue to HTC and its customers.

Sanyo Energy (USA) Corp. v. BYD America Corp. and BYD Company Ltd.

Sanyo Energy (USA) Corp. v. BYD America Corp. and BYD Company Ltd. (USDC SD Cal): Represented BYD America Corp. and BYD Company Limited in a patent infringement lawsuit involving lithium-ion battery technology. Case settled favorably on the eve of trial.

SiRF Technology v. u-Nav Microelectronics Corporation

SiRF Technology v. u-Nav Microelectronics Corporation (USDC ND Cal): Represented SiRF Technology in a patent infringement case involving global positioning system (GPS) technology.

Ganas, LLC v. Sabre Holdings Corporation, et al.

Ganas, LLC v. Sabre Holdings Corporation, et al (USDC EDTX): Represented defendant Firstrade Securities Inc. in patent infringement litigation involving HTTP simple object access protocol (SOAP) secure technology for online securities trading.

Opto Diode Corporation v. Advanced Photonix Inc.

Opto Diode Corporation v. Advanced Photonix Inc. (USDC CD Cal.): Represented Opto Diode Corporation in a patent infringement lawsuit involving infrared diode technology.

Lin Packaging Technologies Ltd. v. Powerchip Semiconductor Corp. et al

Lin Packaging Technologies Ltd. v. Powerchip Semiconductor Corp. et al (USDC EDTX): Represented defendant ProMOS Technologies, Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit involving semiconductor memory packaging.

Summit Data Systems v. Promise Technology, et al.

Summit Data Systems v. Promise Technology, et al. (USDC Delaware): Represented defendant HighPoint Technologies in a patent infringement case involving multichannel hard drive controllers.

California State Court

Richtek Technology Corporation v. uPI Semiconductor Corporation et al.

Richtek Technology Corporation v. uPI Semiconductor Corporation et al.: Counsel for uPI Semiconductor Corporation in defense of Richtek Technology Corporation’s complaint for trade secret misappropriation in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

SetNet Corporation v. Vodafone Group PLC

SetNet Corporation v. Vodafone Group PLC: Counsel for Vodafone in a software misappropriation case involving mobile email technology.

Peak Sun Silicon v. Stephen Lord

Peak Sun Silicon v. Stephen Lord: Counsel for Peak Sun Silicon in a misappropriation case involving polysilicon manufacturing technology for solar cell applications. The litigation settled favorably prior to trial.

Black Ice Software v. Mail Abuse Prevention System

Black Ice Software v. Mail Abuse Prevention System: Counsel for Black Ice Software in litigation against Mail Abuse Prevention System LLC (MAPS) in one of the first cases brought under California’s “anti-spam” law. After successful results in pre-trial motion practice, the litigation settled favorably prior to trial.

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