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Adam Lauridsen’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property, antitrust, contract, gaming and sports-related disputes. Mr. Lauridsen has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in state and federal court, including more than a half dozen as lead counsel. His clients have included large corporations, executives of Fortune 500 companies and high-profile individuals. Mr. Lauridsen also maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on immigration and criminal justice issues.

Adam Lauridsen’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property, antitrust, contract, gaming and sports-related disputes. Mr. Lauridsen has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in state and federal court, including more than a half dozen as lead counsel. His clients have included large corporations, executives of Fortune 500 companies and high-profile individuals. Mr. Lauridsen also maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on immigration and criminal justice issues.

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Daily Journal Names Adam Lauridsen Among Top 40 Lawyers Under Age 40

April 12, 2017

Keker, Van Nest & Peters partner Adam Lauridsen was named among California's top 40 lawyers under age 40 by the Daily Journal. Read more

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Teams with ACLU to Fight Travel Ban

February 06, 2017

KVP attorneys and the ACLU are suing to block the Trump Administration’s Executive Order banning immigration and revoking visas for people from seven Muslim-majority nations. Read more

Fans Strike Out in Suit over MLB Stadium Safety Netting

11/17/2016

Keker & Van Nest defeat a proposed class action accusing Major League Baseball of failing to protect spectators at ballparks with safety netting. Read more

MLB Gets Antitrust Claims Tossed In Scout Wage Suit

09/30/2016

Wyckoff -- a former scout for the Kansas City Royals -- sued Major League Baseball and all 30 clubs in the Southern District of New York. On behalf of a purported class of scouts, Wyckoff alleged that the defendants had conspired to suppress scouts’ wages and mobility. Read more

Pure Storage Wins New Trial In $14M EMC Patent Win

09/02/2016

The ruling keeps alive Pure Storage’s challenge of the unfavorable verdict in which jurors decided EMC, the largest computer storage company in the world, was owed $14 million in royalties by its rival, a Mountain View, Calif.-based outfit that went public last year. Read more

Pure Storage Spanks EMC in Court

09/02/2016

A federal court in Delaware threw out a March 2016 verdict holding that Pure Storage must pay $14 million for violating an EMC software patent. Read more

Adam Lauridsen Named Rising Star

05/02/2016

Mr. Lauridsen blends enthusiasm for sports with sophistication of sports law, tackling landmark cases involving Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, franchise relocations and First Amendment disputes, landing him a spot on Law360's list of top attorneys under age 40 Read more

San Jose Strikes Out In MLB Antitrust Immunity Challenge

10/06/2015

John Keker, Adam Lauridsen and Tom Gorman score a win for Major League Baseball. Read more

MLB Antitrust Exemption Binds Minor Leaguers, Judge Rules

09/14/2015

John Keker and Adam Lauridsen protect Major League Baseball from a putative class action. Read more

Patent Disputes for Corporate Counsel Forum

05/20/2015

Adam Lauridsen will co-chair this annual event for in-house counsel and patent litigators. Read more

Genentech and Novartis Escape FCA Suit Over Xolair Marketing

03/18/2015

Elliot Peters and David Silbert protect Genentech from a False Claims Act lawsuit in Massachusetts federal court. Read more

Asim Bhansali and Adam Lauridsen Win Summary Judgment for T-Mobile

10/15/2014

On behalf of T-Mobile, Keker & Van Nest defeated High Point SARL's multi-patent infringement case in New Jersey federal court. Read more

In Late Game Upset, EA Wins Copyright Dispute Over Madden Football

01/22/2014

In a stunning order, Breyer entered judgment for Electronic Arts in a dispute with video game designer Robin Antonick, who had accused the company of cheating him out of royalties for the wildly popular Madden Football series. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Elevates Four Attorneys to Partner

01/07/2013

New partners all served on several significant trial teams, attended elite law schools, and completed prominent clerkships. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Leads Trial Team Which Disposed of NY AG's Antitrust Suit

02/14/2012

The New York Attorney General claimed Intel violated federal and state antitrust statutes by maintaining an illegal monopoly in the microprocessor market. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Defends Client's Combat Video Game From Trademark Claims

01/09/2012

Jamie Slaughter and Adam Lauridsen assert Electronic Arts did not infringe trademark rights by using brand-name helicopters in a military combat video game because its expressive work is protected by the First Amendment and the doctrine of nominative fair use. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Associates Win Settlement from State in Excessive Force Case

07/31/2011

Adam Laurisden and Sharif Jacob win $22,500 settlement for pro bono client in Pelican Bay excessive force case. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Wins "Total Victory" for Gaming Industry Leader in Trademark Suit

06/16/2011

Jamie Slaughter and Adam Laurisden successfully defended Electronic Arts Inc. in a trademark suit brought by heirs of 1930s American bank robber, John Dillinger. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Fights Class Action on Behalf of Electronic Arts Inc.

06/10/2011

The class action was brought by retired NFL players who claim the video game maker used their likenesses without permission. Read more

Moderator, "Recent Developments Regarding Induced Infringement, Damages and Injunctive Relief," Patent Disputes for Corporate Counsel Forum