Martin Quinn has successfully mediated and acted as special master in numerous intellectual property cases, involving patent, trademark and copyright issues, and trade secrets. He is familiar with the law in these specialized areas, and is at ease with high-technology subject matters.
- Copyright: Special discovery master in a federal action involving downloading of copyrighted recorded music; Settled copyright infringement dispute involving photographer of rock bands
- Patents: Discovery master in a federal MDL action in Los Angeles involving a group of about 100 lawsuits alleging infringement of patents for interactive telephone technology; Settled international patent infringement case involving chemicals used in battery products; Settled a dispute involving conflicting claims of patents on telecommunications software
- Trade Secrets: Settled many disputes alleging theft of trade secrets by departing employees, including those involving an internet marketing company, a medical device manufacturer, a specialty lumber retailer, and a dental insurance plan; Discovery referee in case involving alleged theft of trade secrets by departing employees from a manufacturer of telecommunications software; Settled dispute between food processors involving trade secrets for chemicals that extend shelf life
- Trademarks: Settled trade name and trade dress dispute involving bottled mineral water; Special discovery master in a patent infringement and trademark action between U.S. and Taiwan-based manufacturers of computer games; Settled trademark disputes involving competitor manufacturers of hot tubs