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Keker & Van Nest Successfully Defends Premier Silicon Valley Software Company


Elliot Peters and Gene Paige successfully defended a premier Silicon Valley software company that provides information analysis to the intelligence, defense, and law enforcement communities. A competing software company charged our client with trade secret and copyright violations. After five and a half torrid months of rocket docket litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia, the Keker & Van Nest team settled the case on very favorable terms for our client.

For three decades Elliot Peters has litigated, tried and advised clients in some of the nation's most high-profile, high-stakes complex commercial and white collar criminal cases. Mr. Peters has tried more than 50 cases on behalf of CEOs, leading law firms, and major corporations. He has been named Attorney of the Year by California Lawyer and The Recorder, and was named the Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer.

Gene Paige focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. He successfully defends clients from infringement claims, and prosecutes cases on behalf of innovators who have had the fruits of their labor misappropriated. Mr. Paige has tried nearly a dozen criminal and civil cases in state and federal courts, serving as first chair in the majority of those cases.