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Paven litigates for and offers counsel to leading technology companies and entrepreneurs in their most difficult intellectual property and high-stakes business disputes. As part of his practice, Paven has also built a specialization helping technology companies manage the ever-shifting litigation risk that arises from operating on the internet including patent, copyright, privacy, and content related litigation.

Internet Law

Paven has successfully obtained dismissal of dozens of lawsuits filed against internet platforms including Facebook, Google, and Twitter in the past. These suits have challenged nearly all aspect of the platform’s business including their content moderation decisions, their approach to copyright takedown under the DMCA, their privacy practices, and their compliance with innumerable statutory and regulatory policies.

Intellectual Property

Paven litigates intellectual property cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States, including the International Trade Commission. He has litigated complex patent disputes for Comcast, Intel, HTC, and TSMC, and helped win the largest trade secrets dispute in California history, which resulted in a nine-figure recovery for his client after a ten-week jury trial.

Complex Commercial Litigation

Paven also handles numerous complex commercial disputes. This experience ranges from his current work defending a pharmaceutical drug development company in a dispute with investors to defending Facebook in a nationwide class action filed by advertisers, to defending Standard & Poor’s in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit brought by the United States for credit ratings issued during the financial crisis.

Paven litigates for and offers counsel to leading technology companies and entrepreneurs in their most difficult intellectual property and high-stakes business disputes. As part of his practice, Paven has also built a specialization helping technology companies manage the ever-shifting litigation risk that arises from operating on the internet including patent, copyright, privacy, and content related litigation.

Internet Law

Paven has successfully obtained dismissal of dozens of lawsuits filed against internet platforms including Facebook, Google, and Twitter in the past. These suits have challenged nearly all aspect of the platform’s business including their content moderation decisions, their approach to copyright takedown under the DMCA, their privacy practices, and their compliance with innumerable statutory and regulatory policies.

Intellectual Property

Paven litigates intellectual property cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States, including the International Trade Commission. He has litigated complex patent disputes for Comcast, Intel, HTC, and TSMC, and helped win the largest trade secrets dispute in California history, which resulted in a nine-figure recovery for his client after a ten-week jury trial.

Complex Commercial Litigation

Paven also handles numerous complex commercial disputes. This experience ranges from his current work defending a pharmaceutical drug development company in a dispute with investors to defending Facebook in a nationwide class action filed by advertisers, to defending Standard & Poor’s in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit brought by the United States for credit ratings issued during the financial crisis.

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Facebook Says Advertisers Can’t Sue Over False Metrics

June 19, 2017

Facebook Inc. asked a California federal judge on Monday to toss a putative class action alleging the company misled advertisers with false consumer viewing metrics. Read more

Printing 3D Medical Devices Comes With Substantial Liability Risk

12/01/2015

Paven Malhotra spoke to Healthcare Risk Management about the potential liability of using 3D printing to create models and even surgical devices that are otherwise unavailable. Read more

How To Monetize Failure

07/23/2015

Paven Malhotra discusses how inventors and businesses must think of IP from an offensive and defensive perspective. Read more

Patent Trolls May be Preparing to Target 3D Printing

05/20/2015

Paven Malhotra speaks to Computer World about the dramatic increase in litigation the 3D printing world will face. Read more

Paven Malhotra Discusses the Latest Legal Issues Surrounding 3D Printing

05/04/2015

3D printing means a new crop of lawsuits and deals to regulate intellectual property. Keker & Van Nest IP partner Paven Malhotra says that technology making it easier than ever to copy products is already giving rise to a new set of legal issues. Read more

Intellectual Property Concerns in 3D Printing

10/15/2014

Paven Malhotra will present at the New Strategies, Materials and Applications for 3D Printing conference. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014

One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse. Read more

Brian Ferrall and His Team Score Another Patent Win for Intel in the Federal Circuit

09/17/2014

The Federal Circuit declined to review a ruling in a semiconductor patent dispute that found infringement suits must be thrown out when the co-owner of a patent decides not to participate. Read more

The Real Revolution In 3D Printing

07/31/2014

Paven Malhotra speaks to Forbes about how the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) may be applied in the world of 3D printing. Read more

Copying in the Digital Age: Intellectual Property Rights and Additive Manufacturing

June 10-12, 2014

Paven Malhotra will present at the 2014 RAPID Conference, which covers the latest developments, trends and techniques specific to additive manufacturing, rapid technologies, 3D printing and 3D scanning Read more

Fed. Circ. Tosses University's Patent Suit Against Intel

06/09/2014

The Federal Circuit day affirmed a district court's dismissal of a suit brought by the University of New Mexico's patent arm alleging Intel Corp. infringed a patent for lithographic methods used in semiconductor manufacturing Read more

3D Printers Could Be a Threat to Copyright Owners -- or an Opportunity

02/26/2014

Paven Malhotra speaks to CIO Magazine about how 3D technology may be a problem for intellectual property owners because of the ease of copying products or designs. Read more

Trendy 3D Printing Sure to Produce More IP Fights

02/17/2014

Paven Malhotra examines the implications 3-D printing holds for intellectual property rights. Read more

3D Printing's Main Legal Battles Will Be Over Intellectual Property

06/07/2013

Paven Malhotra comments on the legal implications of 3D printing technology. Read more

Legal World Braces for 3D Printing Revolution

05/28/2013

Paven Malhotra discusses the potential intellectual property litigation which may arise from 3D printing. 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 Wins Motion to Sever Antitrust Counts

12/13/2011

The firm defends the scion of a legendary California agribusiness family from accusations of racketeering, price-fixing, honest services fraud and obstruction of justice. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Wins Dismissal of ITC Investigation

11/16/2010

Keker & Van Nest represented Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Read more

Paven Malhotra Fights Gag Order in Oscar Grant Case

June 02, 2009

Mr. Malhotra worked with the The California First Amendment Coalition to fight the gag order in the highly publicized prosecution of a former BART police officer charged with murder for the shooting death of Oscar Grant III. Read more