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Sid Leach

Sid Leach

Practice areas:

Trademark Infringement, Patent Infringement

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Trademark Infringement: 60%
    35 years
  2. Patent Infringement: 40%
    35 years

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Contact Info

Snell & Wilmer, L.P.

400 E Van Buren St
Suite 1900
Phoenix, AZ, 85004-2202

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 199907/31/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel EditionLaw & Politics Magazine2010
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2010
The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2010
The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Top Ten Jury Verdict in ArizonaState Bar of Arizona2009
Southwest Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2009
The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2008
The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Southwest Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Skydive Arizona, Inc. vs. Quattrocchi, et al.Jury verdict of $6,600,004 in favor of client; later increased by the court to $10,100,004

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
11th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium, University of Texas Law SchoolWhat Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Computer Forensic Evidence2010
IP LitigatorMalicious Prosecution Claims Can Provide an Effective Remedy Against Patent Litigation Extortion Schemes2008
Los Angeles Daily JournalTroll Control2007
American LawyerAmmunition for Defendants2007
The Licensing JournalMalicious Prosecution Claims Can Provide an Effective Remedy Against Patent Litigation Extortion Schemes2007
Arizona Association of Defense CounselDefending Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims - The Identification of Trade Secrets2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of VirginiaLawJ.D.1978
University of AlabamaElectrical EngineeringB.S.1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AIPLA Mid-Winter MeetingWhat Corporate Counsel Needs to Know About Computer Forensic Evidence in Trade Secret Cases2010
Ninth Annual Intellectual Property Law SymposiumEthical Rules Governing Pre-Filing Investigations in Patent Cases and the Consequences of Failing to Perform an Adequate Investigation2008
AIPLA Mid-Winter MeetingCommon Ethical Issues in Enforcing, Licensing and Managing Your IP2008
21st Annual Intellectual Property Law CoursePre-Filing Investigations2008
Sixth Annual Hot Topics in Patent Law SymposiumEthical Requirements of Pre-Filing Investigations in Patent Suits2007
Patent Litigation SeminarThe Consequences of Falling to Perform an Adequate Pre-filing Investigation Before Filing a Patent Infringement Action2007
Arizona State Bar ConventionRule 11 Requirements for Patent Litigation Pre-Filing Investigations2007
AIPLA Spring MeetingPatent Trolls Beware: Ethics and Consequences in Filing Patent Suits Without a Sufficient Pre-Filing Investigation2007
Advanced Patent Litigation SeminarConsequences When a Patent Troll Files a Patent Suit Without a Sufficient Pre-Filing Investigation2007
Construction Law Section MeetingArchitectural Copyrights2006
Lorman SeminarTrademark Litigation2002
IP Practitioner's SeminarPatent Litigation Trends and Developments2002