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John Owen
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  • Represented global automotive supplier in a patent infringement lawsuit in Michigan federal court involving over a dozen patents and hundreds of asserted claims. Assisted with non-infringement analyses, invalidity analyses, and extensive preparations for two-day Markman claim construction hearing.
  • Represented privately-held human resource services company in a wage-and-hour class action dispute in Illinois state court. Drafted opposition brief to motion to certify class.
  • Represented private equity firm in a multi-million dollar breach of contract dispute in Georgia state court involving multiline insurance policy with dozens of insurance carriers. Defeated the defendants’ motion for judgment on the pleadings. Briefed plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment on complex issues involving foreclosure and insurable interest in distressed assets.
  • Represented condominium association in suit for breach of contract and bad faith against its insurer in Colorado federal court. Briefed successful oppositions to defendant’s motion to dismiss, Daubert motion, and motion for summary judgment. Obtained confidential favorable settlement for client two days before trial was scheduled to begin.
  • Represented general contractor in multiple lawsuits against the nation’s largest insurance carriers. Defeated multiple hotly-contested motions to dismiss in Nebraska state and federal court which included issues of first impression involving the assignability of contractual and tort claims under Nebraska law.
  • Represented non-profit sports league in Colorado state court in a breach of contract dispute with its insurer. Developed a mediation strategy that obtained confidential favorable settlement for client within weeks of taking the case, without taking any discovery or filing any motions.