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Melinda Mae Morton

Melinda Mae Morton

also known as Mindy Morton, Mindy M. Morton

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Litigation

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About Me

Ms. Morton's areas of practice are intellectual property and business litigation. She has handled a variety of cases in state and federal courts. Ms. Morton has represented technology companies in copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and computer fraud litigation. She previously represented one of the leading file sharing companies in its dispute with the recording industry. Ms. Morton also has represented companies in securities, First Amendment, and commercial disputes. She is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, document management, and litigation strategy, and has authored several articles on electronic discovery and document management issues.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 100%
    17 years, 50 cases

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Contact Info

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP

1020 Marsh Road
Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA, 94025

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200008/25/2015
NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2012
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Shining StarSchola Cantorum2010
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior CounselProcopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP2013 - Present
PartnerBergeson, LLP2004 - 2013
AssociateSquire Sanders & Dempsey2002 - 2004
AssociateFenwick & West2000 - 2001
AssociateCAHILL GORDON & REINDEL LLP1997 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationPresident2012 - 2013
Open Courts CoalitionSteering Committee2012 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2011 - 2012
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationSecretary2010 - 2011
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - 2009
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationChair, High Technology Section2006 - 2008
Schola CantorumBoard Chair2004 - 2010
American Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DVS v. Sun, et al.Judgment of nonsuit.
Verigy US Inc. vs. Romi MayderFavorable settlement.
Rita Medical Systems, Inc. v. Resect Medical, IncFavorable Settlement.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Bottom Line (California Bar)Don’t Let Confidential Information Walk Out the Door2009
ABA Section of Litigation Copyright, Trademark and Trade Dress Litigation Model Jury Instructionscontributing editor to copyright jury instructions2008
Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers ReportDrafting and Challenging Section 2019.210 Statements in Trade Secret Litigation2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994