Andrew Strabone focuses his practice on complex business litigation, including media and entertainment, securities, intellectual property, and class action defense.  He has represented clients at all stages of litigation, including trial, post-trial, and appellate proceedings.

Andrew attended the UCLA School of Law, where he served as co-editor in chief of the Journal of Law and Technology. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with degrees in Linguistics and History.

Experience

  • Optis Wireless Technology LLC et al. v. Apple Inc. (E.D. Tex.) Secured a $506.2 million jury award for PanOptis in a patent infringement suit against Apple involving 4G LTE technology. The jury found Apple infringed claims of the five patents at issue, determined all asserted claims were valid and found Apple’s infringement was willful.
  • Obtained jury verdicts of $200 million and $102 million for USAA in patent infringement trials against Wells Fargo in the Eastern District of Texas. The suits involved mobile remote deposit capture technology.
  • Represented Warner Bros. in a well-publicized class action alleging that participants received improper royalty payments on the exploitation of motion pictures in home video formats. In writ proceedings that resulted in a published opinion, Andrew and his colleagues convinced a three-justice panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District to order a complete dismissal of all claims against Warner Bros.

  • Served as defense counsel for the officers and directors of a Fortune 500 company in a shareholder class action alleging violations of securities laws.

  • Defended a Fortune 500 biopharmaceutical company in a shareholder class action alleging violations of securities laws.

  • Defended a national bank in a securities fraud lawsuit relating to multiple auto loan backed securitizations.
  • Represented a national radio broadcaster in common law copyright dispute alleging infringement of performance rights in pre-1972 sound recordings.
  • Represented a limited liability company and its co-founder in a complex business dispute to recover multimillion-dollar damages.
  • Represented a Delaware limited liability company in the opposition of a dissolution action.

Education

UCLA School of Law (J.D., 2014); Co-editor in chief, Journal of Law and Technology

University of California, San Diego (B.A., Linguistics and History, 2010)

Admissions

  • California, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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