Greenberg Glusker’s Aaron Moss Remains One of California’s Top Intellectual Property Litigators Entertainment IP Focus, Copyright Act Expertise Places Moss on List for Fourth Year Business Wire LOS ANGELES -- April 17, 2013 Greenberg Glusker today announced that Partner Aaron J. Moss has been named by the Daily Journal as one of California’s “Top Intellectual Property Litigators.” This is the fourth year Moss has been recognized by the legal publisher and included in its annual ranking of leading IP litigators in the state. Moss focuses on entertainment industry IP matters and protecting the rights of owners and users of motion pictures, books, fictional characters and other creative content. “The IP powerhouse counsel that Aaron provides our clients in litigation challenges has propelled the Firm’s prominence in intellectual property law,” said Greenberg Glusker Managing Partner Stephen Smith. “Kudos to Aaron for this deserved recognition.” Among the clients Moss currently represents are Classic Media, LLC, which in 2012 was acquired by DreamWorks Animation, video game publisher Ubisoft Entertainment, actor Tom Cruise and Toho Co., Ltd., the owner of the IP rights in “Godzilla.” Recent IP matters for Moss include: *Ongoing representation of Costco in a major case of first impression, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case is back up before the Ninth Circuit on Omega’s appeal from the judgment in favor of Costco entered by the district court. In 2012, the court awarded attorneys’ fees in favor of Costco, which has also been appealed. Oral arguments are expected in 2013. *Representing Tom Cruise in a high- profile defamation action against the publisher of In Touch and Life & Style for publishing stories about the actor’s relationship with his daughter Suri. *Defended Ubisoft Entertainment, S.A. against copyright infringement claims brought by author John Beiswenger alleging that “Assassin’s Creed” video game series infringed the author’s novel Link. Beiswenger eventually dismissed his case at the pleading stage. Moss is the co-author of a law review article published in 2012 by the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law entitled, “Copyright Termination and Loan-Out Corporations: Reconciling Practice and Policy.” He has also served as an expert witness on copyright matters pending in both the United States and abroad, and is a lecturer and media commentator on copyright-related issues. Moss has been included on the “Southern California Super Lawyers” list of distinguished attorneys since 2004. Moss earned his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from University of California, Los Angeles and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. Contact: Greenberg Glusker Jonathan Fitzgarrald, (310) 785-6864 JFitzgarrald@greenbergglusker.com
Greenberg Glusker’s Aaron Moss Remains One of California’s Top Intellectual Property Litigators
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