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Singer/Bea Wins Motion To Protect Startups In Uber/Waymo

The firm won another mission-critical motion for a pair of startup companies today, this time in the context of the ongoing Uber/Waymo litigation.  Judge Corley ruled that Uber’s subpoenas to the firm’s third-party clients were overbroad, and that the companies would not be required to provide information regarding a number of sensitive topics.  In the Silicon Valley world where stealth operation can be the difference between success and failure, this ruling once again s… full story

Singer/Bea Obtains Settlement For Software Research, Inc.

Singer/Bea is happy to report that client Software Research, Inc. has resolved its differences with defendant Sencha, Inc. by mutual agreement pursuant to which Sencha received a license to certain Software Research patents on confidential terms.


Singer/Bea Brought In For Uber/Waymo Dispute

Singer/Bea has been retained to represent a number of third party entities in the headline-grabbing suit Waymo LLC v. Uber Technologies, Inc., which is currently pending in the Northern District of California, as well as the related arbitration Google Inc. v. Levandowski.  The firm is excited to sink its teeth into yet another high-stakes, high-tech case.


Singer/Bea Attorneys Again Named Super Lawyers

Once again, SuperLawyers Magazine has recognized Singer/Bea’s attorneys as Rising Stars.   Benjamin Singer was selected for IP Litigation, while Adam Cashman and Walt Pfeffer  were selected for Business Litigation.  This is the third year in a row for both Benjamin and Walt.


Singer/Bea Obtains Settlement for Software Research, Inc.

Singer/Bea is happy to report that client Software Research, Inc. has resolved its differences with defendants Seapine Software, Inc. and Perforce Software, Inc. by mutual agreement pursuant to which Seapine and Perforce received licenses to certain Software Research patents on confidential terms.


Singer/Bea Tapped For ResCap State Matters

Singer/Bea will represent a number of third parties in another series of cases brought by ResCap.  This work will draw on the backgrounds of Renee Bea, Adam Cashman, and Walt Pfeffer, who have significant experience with residential mortgage backed securitizations (“RMBS”) and other complex securities.  The firm performed similar work last year for a series of related cases in federal court, and our attorneys are looking forward to stretching their RMBS muscles once agai… full story

Singer/Bea To Represent Torontech In Contract Dispute

The attorneys at Singer/Bea are looking forward to representing Torontech Inc. in connection with a contractual dispute.  This case represents another opportunity for the firm to showcase the advantages of using a nimble group of dedicated litigators to efficiently resolve a business dispute.


Singer / Bea Defeats Class Certification

The firm recently obtained a sweeping victory by defeating in its entirety a motion to certify a wage and hour class action brought against firm client Guzman Brothers, Inc., a family-owned restaurant business.  After initiating a putative class action alleging claims of missed meal and rest breaks and unpaid overtime, Plaintiff moved the court to certify a class of all current and former non-exempt employees over a four-year period.  Accepting all of the central arg… full story

Five Singer / Bea Attorneys Honored By SuperLawyers Magazine In 2016

Five of our attorneys were recognized in 2016 by SuperLawyers Magazine.  Benjamin Singer (IP Litgation), Renee Bea (General Litigation), Walt Pfeffer (Business Litigation), and Doug Tilley (Business Litigation) were honored as Rising Stars and James Hopenfeld (IP Litigation) was selected as a SuperLawyer.  This is the second selection for Benjamin, Renee, and W… full story

Singer / Bea Files Breach Of Contract Action

Singer / Bea and firm client Creative Mobile Technologies, Inc., filed suit in the Northern District of California seeking redress for Flywheel Software's failure to honor its contractual promises and its intentional interference with Creative Mobile's contracts with their customers.  Law360 published an article on the action.  The case is Creative Mobile Technologies … full story