Partner, Fenwick & West LLP; San Francisco
Andrew P. Bridges represents innovators and their companies in complex litigation typically involving new technologies or business models, often when a company’s or an entire industry’s future is at stake. His practice includes high-stakes counseling in Internet, copyright, trademark, advertising, unfair competition, consumer protection, and commercial law matters. He has also advised many important Internet and technology companies on branding and trademark portfolios as well as litigating their rights.
Among his prominent successes are: defending Diamond Multimedia in RIAA v. Diamond Multimedia (challenge to MP3 players); defending Google in Perfect 10 v. Google (Amazon.com) (challenge to search engine); defending MasterCard in Perfect 10 v. VISA and MasterCard (challenge to payment processing for alleged infringers); and defending ClearPlay in Huntsman v. Soderbergh (challenge to DVD replay filtering software).
He has authored important amicus curiae briefs, including representation of eBay, Facebook, IAC/InterActiveCorp, and Yahoo! in Viacom v. YouTube (2d Circuit).
He regularly ranks among the top IP litigators, copyright lawyers and trademark lawyers in the US.