Josh, who chairs the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group, brings together his years of experience in a wide variety of subject matter disputes to effectively resolve clients’ problems. Having counseled and advocated for clients in many types of commercial disputes, ranging from real estate to technology, he is adept at addressing clients’ sophisticated litigation needs. He represents clients in litigation prevention, mediation, arbitration and trial in state and federal courts. He has a proven track record of success in high-stakes trials, arbitrations, and appeals.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Josh has litigated disputes regarding-trade secret misappropriation, high-tech product defects, indemnification and warranty, trademark and copyright infringement, licensing, cannabis related IP issues, and employment matters regarding non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements.
Josh has litigated all types of breach of contract disputes, including distribution agreements, purchase and sale agreements, loan agreements, ownership disputes including dissolution actions, employment agreements and has litigated actions regarding unfair competition/business practices, fraud, franchise disputes, as well as cases involving breach of warranty and breach of fiduciary duty.
Real Estate/Land Use Litigation
Josh has represented major residential and commercial developers, as well as contractors and individuals, in disputes regarding purchase and sale, brokers’ commissions, contractor licensing, non-disclosure/fraud/concealment actions and land use issues.
Josh has defended cannabis businesses against unfair competition lawsuits and counseled cannabis businesses regarding ways to minimize their exposure to government and private liabilities.
Bringing his years of litigation experience to bear, he supports the firm’s Eminent Domain practice, which helps cities, counties, special districts and other public entities, as well as private clients throughout the state, ensure their interests are actively and thoroughly represented in public acquisitions.