Areas of Specialization

Patent and Intellectual Property

Our firm protects and capitalizes on the intellectual property of our clients across all types of IP litigation and structured transactional work. Our success in patent litigation, trade secret, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition claims has resulted in billions of dollars of value for our clients. We represent companies, investors, and inventors in the fields of balloon-based network communications, video streaming, Internet web application servers, web conferencing, software security, credit card security, wide-angle camera technology, cell phone technology, and GPS applications. We are also currently co-lead counsel in a nationwide class action concerning Internet copyright issues.

Commercial Litigation

Hosie Rice has successfully litigated, tried, and arbitrated a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract, class action, unfair business practices, fraud, real estate, and business tort matters. As trial lawyers first, our team has depth of experience across all types of commercial disputes and have represented clients from multinational corporations to family-owned business in matters brought in state and federal courts across the country. Because of our litigators’ strong courtroom backgrounds, the Hosie Rice team is always ready to take a case through trial, verdict, and appeal.


The Hosie Rice antitrust team helps clients manage antitrust risk and achieve their strategic goals. In their careers, the lawyers of Hosie Rice have participated in some of the most significant antitrust cases in the country, including price-fixing, monopolization, Federal Trade Commission, and restraint of trade matters. In one of our highest profile matters, our firm served as lead counsel in a major monopolization case against the nation's largest software company on behalf of the State of Hawaii. Our antitrust experience has covered a broad range of industries including: computer software, Internet technology, telecommunications, gasoline, health care, breakfast cereals, movie theaters, fisheries, cement and concrete, prescription drugs, professional sports, and the media.

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