LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Miller Barondess adds new partner, Erik Syverson, expanding the Century City litigation boutique by adding an internet and technology law practice. Mr. Syverson is a trial lawyer specializing in internet and e-commerce related issues.
According to Miller Barondess managing partner Skip Miller, “We are very excited about Erik joining our firm. His expertise in internet and technology related law will augment our growing litigation practice.”
Mr. Syverson is one of America’s leading internet and technology attorneys. In addition to his extensive litigation and trial experience, national news media organizations frequently turn to Syverson for analysis of contemporary internet law issues including CNBC, FOX NEWS, THE HUFFINGTON POST and CNN.
His practice includes internet defamation and anonymous speech rights, trade libel, unfair competition, privacy rights, internet copyright and trademark infringement, e-commerce class actions, affiliate marketing, social media litigation, commercial email and spam litigation, internet impersonation, data theft, trade secrets, defense of FTC and Attorney General lawsuits, and complex commercial litigation. Syverson was recently lead trial counsel in three commercial business trials, two of which resulted in defense judgments for his clients.
Mr. Syverson frequently counsels clients regarding internet advertising and marketing. This often includes litigation related to intellectual property infringement, unfair competition, trade secrets and fraud. Recently, Syverson obtained a dismissal with prejudice on behalf of one of the country’s largest internet advertising networks for alleged Google based keyword trademark infringement. Syverson has also handled complex class action litigation on behalf of internet advertisers on a number of digital platforms. He recently obtained a potential seven figure class action settlement on behalf of advertisers on a publicly traded company’s internet advertising network. Syverson also represents advertisers with similar claims in pending lawsuits against Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.
In recent years, internet based defamation and trade libel has become a focus for Syverson as companies and professionals who are targeted often retain Syverson as counsel. Frequently, the defendants in such cases are initially anonymous, however, Syverson has developed expertise in using the litigation process to identify such wrongdoers. Syverson has obtained favorable settlements and judgments on behalf of many clients who have been the target of such internet based assaults including educational institutions, medical facilities, and financial services firms. These settlements and judgments often include the payment of monetary damages and the removal of harmful and defamatory content from the internet and search engine results.
Syverson states, “Internet and technology law is a burgeoning practice area presenting many opportunities to shape the legal landscape in coming years. With its roster of top trial lawyers, Miller Barondess is an ideal home for my practice.”
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