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Richard Guerra's Representative Cases/Matters

Representative Cases/Matters

Richard guerra



  • Heralds of the Gospel Foundation, Inc., et al. v. Varela, Case No. 1:17-cv-22281 (S.D. Fla. 2017): Represented plaintiffs in trade secret misappropriation and copyright infringement action.  Obtained ex parte temporary injunctive relief and first chaired evidentiary hearing on motion for preliminary injunctive relief.

  • Mirabel Technologies, Inc. v. Caputo, et al., Case No. CACE08023228 (Fla. 17th Cir. Court, 2008): Represented plaintiff in trade secret misappropriation and breach of non-competition agreement case.  Obtained temporary injunction that resulted in favorable settlement for the client.    

  • Siemens Medical Center Solutions USA, Inc., et al. v. Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc., Case No. 6:08-MC-00024 (M.D. Fla. 2008): Defended third party whose patented crystal scintillation technology for PET scanning devices was the center of a co-pending $50 million dispute.

  • Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc. v. Shaw Rose Nets, LLC, Case No. 1:07-cv-20199 (S.D. Fla. 2010): Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit seeking declaratory relief.  Case was dismissed in client’s favor on summary judgment and affirmed by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.  

  • Grupo Anderson’s S.A. de C.V. v. Operadora Anderson’s, S.A. de C.V., Case No. 12-cv-01821 (D. Nev. 2012): Represented defendant in dispute involving alleged breach of worldwide license agreement for the client’s trademark portfolio.  Case was voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff following a favorable hearing on motion to dismiss defendant’s application for enforcement of a foreign arbitration award.

  • Woods v. DeAngelo Marine Exhaust, Inc., Case No. 9:08-cv-81579 (S.D. Fla. 2012): Represented defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit against direct competitor.  Case proceeded to jury trial where plaintiff’s damages were reduced from $1.2 million to $90,000.  

  • Star EnviroTech, Inc. v. Redline Detection, LLC, Case No. SAC12 1861 DOC (C.D. Cal. 2012): Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action against direct competitor.  Obtained favorable claim construction ruling and obtained sanctions, including an adverse inference instruction, against defendant for discovery violations.

  • Atlas IP, LLC v. St. Jude Medical, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-21006 (S.D. Fla. 2014): Represented interests of defendants in patent infringement action with approximately $850 million in exposure.