Friday, March 21, 2014

Firm Argues "First Sale" Case Before the Ninth Circuit

March 12, 2014- The Ninth Circuit held oral argument in Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Kornrumpf at UC Berkeley as part of its annual Ninth Circuit Day at Boalt Hall.  The panel consisted of Circuit Judges Raymond C. Fisher, Sidney R. Thomas (presiding) and Marsha S. Berzon.  Andy Coombs represented Appellee Adobe Systems Incorporated arguing that the first sale doctrine does not apply when copyrighted software is clearly licensed.

Audio of the argument is available at

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Andy Coombs Named as 2014 Southern California Super Lawyer

January 2014- Super Lawyer Magazine recognizes Andy Coombs as a 2014 Southern California Super Lawyer for Intellectual Property Litigation.

The selection process begins with a peer nomination and is vetted with third-party research across numerous categories.  The findings are then reviewed by a panel of highly credentialed attorneys.  Only 5% of all the lawyers in the state are selected for the Super Lawyers list.

Andy Coombs Named on 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 List of "The World's Leading Trademark Professionals"  and as Recommended Expert

The World Trademark Review 1000 again recognizes Andy Coombs as a top trademark professional and for intellectual property enforcement and litigation in California.
"Anti-counterfeiting whizz Andy Coombs, founder of J Andrew Coombs, APC, is commended for his efforts in the fight against fakes."