The Dan Johnson Law Group specializes in high stakes, complex litigation.
Mr. Johnson has practiced for more than 40 years and tried dozens of cases to verdict or settlement during trial. He has taken thousands of depositions over his career, and handled a wide range of legal matters including antitrust, trade secrets, patents, licensing and contract disputes. Mr. Johnson has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, consistently obtaining great results for his clients using skills and strategies that only come from thousands of hours in trial. Mr. Johnson is closely involved in every client relationship, and the other members of the Dan Johnson Law Group bring their own extensive litigation and trial experience to the firm.
Patent Litigation + Intellectual Property Litigation + Antitrust & Competition + Privacy & Cybersecurity Litigation + Regulation & Investigation
Dan Johnson is Repeatedly Recognized as a Top Trial Lawyer
Numerous organizations have recognized Mr. Johnson for his career achievements. He has won several “top ten verdict” awards, CLAY awards and SuperLawyer acknowledgements.
Johnson’s most recent trial results: Alfred Mann Foundation v. Cochlear Corp.
On November 4, 2018, the District Court for the Central District of California awarded Alfred Mann Foundation over $268 million in total damages for Cochlear’s willful infringement of one of the Foundation’s patents, upholding on remand from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit a jury award obtained by Dan Johnson after a two-week trial.
Micron Technology, Inc. v. United Microelectronics Corporation, et al. (Northern District of California)
Dan Johnson Law Group represents United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), one of the world’s leading semiconductor foundries, headquartered in Taiwan. On December 5, 2017, UMC was sued by Micron Technologies in the Northern District of California for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets relating to DRAM technology. In February 2018, Mr. Johnson’s team filed a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction, asserting that Micron’s causes of action relate only to activities that took place in Taiwan, and the Court lacks jurisdiction in California. Judge Jeffrey S. White entered an order on April 23 finding that Micron’s initial allegations and pleadings had failed to establish a prima facie basis for jurisdiction and allowed limited jurisdictional discovery and supplemental briefing. The case was transferred to Judge Maxine M. Chesney on June 13, 2018 after Judge White recused himself. The Court set a new hearing on the motion to dismiss for September 21, 2018. UMC is represented in this matter by Dan Johnson, Mario Moore, and Robert Litts.