J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law (2007)
B.A., Business Administration, Azusa Pacific University (2004)
The Honorable Edward J. Davila
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Courts for the Northern,
Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Jennifer Estremera is a trial lawyer with over a decade of experience in high-exposure commercial and intellectual property cases in federal and state courts across the country. Jennifer is known for her ability to organize and manage large-scale, complex cases as well as her authentic practice style, stemming from small-town roots, which provides a unique perspective in connecting with jurors. She is a founder and Deputy Managing Partner of the firm.
Jennifer has represented clients in a wide range of cases, including matters involving trade secrets, commercial transactions, patents, trademarks, false advertising, energy and environmental issues, constitutional violations, consumer class actions, product liability and personal injury, and securities claims in FINRA arbitration. In addition, she has represented clients in pro bono cases including insurance, consumer protection, housing, and immigration. Benchmark Litigation has recognized Jennifer as a “Future Star.”
Recently, Jennifer played a key role in helping the firm secure a $236 million jury willful infringement verdict for Densify against VMware following a nine-day patent trial in the District of Delaware in a case involving complex virtualization technology.
Jennifer served as a clerk to Hon. Edward J. Davila of the U.S. District Court Northern District of California. Jennifer is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, where she was on the Dean’s List, was an Honors Moot Court Finalist, and received the merit-based Emery Scholarship and the Witkin Award in Legal Research and Writing. During law school she also served as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
· Represented Densify in a $236 million jury verdict against VMware following a nine-day patent trial in the District of Delaware. Jury found willful infringement of patents involving virtualization technology.
· Represent Densify against VMware in a nine-patent case, initially in Virginia and Delaware federal courts, now consolidated in the District of Delaware. Cases involve virtualization technology.
· Represent Densify in two cases against Turbonomic involving patent and Lanham Act claims. Cases pending in the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware.
· Represent Arconic (f/k/a Alcoa) in trade secret and antitrust litigation with a strategic rival regarding aluminum aerospace parts. The case, pending in the Northern District of Georgia, involves hundreds of millions of dollars in dispute based on allegations of willful misappropriation of critical aircraft wing components. Arconic prevailed on summary judgment after five years of hard-fought litigation, and the case is set to be tried before a jury.
· Represented Immersion in patent infringement cases against Fitbit in China and the U.S. (Northern District of California) regarding haptic feedback technology in wearable devices.
· Represented Unwired Planet in a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple involving mobile handset and networking technology (Northern District of California).
· Represented Alcoa at trial of a several hundred million-dollar dispute against the state of North Carolina before the Eastern District of North Carolina. The case involved ownership rights to a 45-mile stretch of riverbed and four hydroelectric dams on the Yadkin River under federal navigability doctrine and associated constitutional principles. Represented Alcoa through multiple summary judgment proceedings and trial, resulting in a complete defense win for Alcoa.
· Represented Ericsson in a patent infringement dispute against Apple in the Eastern District of Texas involving patents related to LTE and wireless communication devices and echo cancellation technology.
· Represented San Diego Gas and Electric in an energy and environmental dispute involving a $300 million-dollar wind farm in Montana and compliance with federal laws relating to preservation of wildlife habitat.
· Represent Droplets in two patent cases involving web-based technology in the Northern District of California.
· Represented individual with disabilities pro bono as lead counsel in a three-day jury trial in housing case in San Mateo County state court.
· Represented Maxava in Lanham Act claims against a competitor in appeal to the Ninth Circuit. Case involved innovative high availability and disaster recovery software solutions and services.
· Represented Les Mills in copyright, trademark, and false advertising matters.