Hosie Rice LLP

Trial Lawyers

The lawyers of Hosie Rice LLP try and win difficult cases. In the past two decades, we have recovered billions of dollars in intellectual property, antitrust, energy, and business tort cases. We run a plaintiff oriented docket, with an emphasis on intellectual property matters and complex commercial litigation.


We are trial lawyers by preference and design. We like to try cases. We represent inventors, emerging technology companies, and investors. We understand technology, and we understand how to make technology clear to judge and jury alike.


Our practice is nationwide. We have one of the most active intellectual property and complex commercial litigation plaintiff dockets of any firm in the country.


Our senior partner, Spencer Hosie, has been consistently listed inNorthern California Super Lawyers® for Intellectual Property and Antitrust Litigation. Mr. Hosie has a Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of “AV Preeminent,” and has been profiled by the National Law Journal as one of the 10 most successful U.S. Trial Lawyers. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Over his career, he has recovered in excess of $2 billion for the firm’s clients.

Over the last 18 months, we have successfully represented inventors and emerging technology companies in cases involving the following defendants:
Adobe Systems Advanced Micro Devices Arxan Technologies
Cisco Systems Cloakware, Inc. Google
HTC America HP IBM
Intel Johns Hopkins University MacAfee
Microsoft Oracle Palm
RMI Corporation SAP America Sybase