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Aaron Craig is a partner in the Business Litigation Practice Group. In addition to serving his clients as a commercial litigator and trial lawyer, Mr. Craig's practice focuses on intellectual property and bankruptcy litigation.

Before joining King & Spalding, Mr. Craig practiced at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and was a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Fox Rothschild. Mr. Craig's experience also includes three years of copyright practice in-house at Paramount Pictures.

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Credentials

LL.B., Yale Law School

B.A. Economics, Yale University

California

French

Named "Southern California Super Lawyer"


Super Lawyers, 2018

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Named "Southern California Super Lawyer"


Super Lawyers, 2018

Matters

Prevailed in a three-week jury trial and obtained seven-figure damages verdict and judgment for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer as first chair in Los Angeles Superior Court against mortgage broker on behalf of victimized investor.

Obtained dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceeding as first chair in evidentiary hearing on behalf of founder of the Yellowstone Club against Montana Department of Revenue, California Franchise Tax Board, and Idaho State Tax Board.

On behalf of one of the largest port terminal owners on the West Coast, defeated motions for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order brought by joint venture partner, leading to complete dismissal of case.

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Prevailed in a three-week jury trial and obtained seven-figure damages verdict and judgment for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer as first chair in Los Angeles Superior Court against mortgage broker on behalf of victimized investor.

Obtained dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceeding as first chair in evidentiary hearing on behalf of founder of the Yellowstone Club against Montana Department of Revenue, California Franchise Tax Board, and Idaho State Tax Board.

On behalf of one of the largest port terminal owners on the West Coast, defeated motions for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order brought by joint venture partner, leading to complete dismissal of case.

Represented Highline United (Ash Footwear) before the International Trade Commission in Section 337 trademark exclusion order proceeding brought by Converse, which led to the ITC invalidating Converse's midsole trademark on its "Chuck Taylor" shoes.

Obtained summary judgment for music teacher and school district in Federal copyright infringement case brought by music licensing company.

Represented Seiko Epson Corp. and Epson America before the International Trade Commission and U.S. District Court of Oregon in a patent infringement investigation, resulting in the then-largest penalty in the history of ITC Unfair Importation Investigations.

Successfully represented a global telecommunications company and co-wrote a critical mediation brief that led directly to a settlement in a worldwide patent dispute against a U.S.-based telecommunications company.

Successfully represented a global pharmaceutical and medical manufacturer in a patent litigation against a Fortune 500, U.S.-based multinational corporation in the U.S. District Court of Delaware.

Represented Sem Group Creditors' Committee Litigation Trust in an accounting malpractice suit against a global professional services firm in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Delaware and Oklahoma State Court.

Represented Micron Technologies in an antitrust action, patent and fraud litigation against Rambus, Inc., involving a patent ambush in the context of a standards-setting organization.

Represented a reality television star in litigation involving employment matters, negligence claims and the establishment of a nonprofit foundation.

Insights

Article · Source: The Hollywood Reporter

April 3, 2019
Are TV Packaging Fees Illegal

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Matters

Prevailed in a three-week jury trial and obtained seven-figure damages verdict and judgment for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer as first chair in Los Angeles Superior Court against mortgage broker on behalf of victimized investor.

Obtained dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceeding as first chair in evidentiary hearing on behalf of founder of the Yellowstone Club against Montana Department of Revenue, California Franchise Tax Board, and Idaho State Tax Board.

On behalf of one of the largest port terminal owners on the West Coast, defeated motions for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order brought by joint venture partner, leading to complete dismissal of case.

See more
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Matters

Prevailed in a three-week jury trial and obtained seven-figure damages verdict and judgment for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer as first chair in Los Angeles Superior Court against mortgage broker on behalf of victimized investor.

Obtained dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceeding as first chair in evidentiary hearing on behalf of founder of the Yellowstone Club against Montana Department of Revenue, California Franchise Tax Board, and Idaho State Tax Board.

On behalf of one of the largest port terminal owners on the West Coast, defeated motions for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order brought by joint venture partner, leading to complete dismissal of case.

Represented Highline United (Ash Footwear) before the International Trade Commission in Section 337 trademark exclusion order proceeding brought by Converse, which led to the ITC invalidating Converse's midsole trademark on its "Chuck Taylor" shoes.

Obtained summary judgment for music teacher and school district in Federal copyright infringement case brought by music licensing company.

Represented Seiko Epson Corp. and Epson America before the International Trade Commission and U.S. District Court of Oregon in a patent infringement investigation, resulting in the then-largest penalty in the history of ITC Unfair Importation Investigations.

Successfully represented a global telecommunications company and co-wrote a critical mediation brief that led directly to a settlement in a worldwide patent dispute against a U.S.-based telecommunications company.

Successfully represented a global pharmaceutical and medical manufacturer in a patent litigation against a Fortune 500, U.S.-based multinational corporation in the U.S. District Court of Delaware.

Represented Sem Group Creditors' Committee Litigation Trust in an accounting malpractice suit against a global professional services firm in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Delaware and Oklahoma State Court.

Represented Micron Technologies in an antitrust action, patent and fraud litigation against Rambus, Inc., involving a patent ambush in the context of a standards-setting organization.

Represented a reality television star in litigation involving employment matters, negligence claims and the establishment of a nonprofit foundation.

Insights

Article · Source: The Hollywood Reporter

April 3, 2019
Are TV Packaging Fees Illegal

View all

Credentials

LL.B., Yale Law School

B.A. Economics, Yale University

California

French

Named "Southern California Super Lawyer"


Super Lawyers, 2018

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Close

Recognition

Named "Southern California Super Lawyer"


Super Lawyers, 2018