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Lisa Kobialka counsels and represents clients in complex intellectual property litigation, including trials and evidentiary hearings in numerous jurisdictions across the United States involving claims for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and trademark infringement. Ms. Kobialka represents clients in a variety of technology-related industries, with a particular emphasis on the energy, computer science and pharmaceutical sectors. She also represents clients in general litigation, including breach of contract and tort claims. Ms. Kobialka represents both plaintiffs and defendants, and has handled more than 150 litigations throughout the country. In the past year, she successfully tried several different multipatent cases, including one in the Northern District of California involving antivirus software and computer products, and two separate trials in the District of Nebraska involving wireless carriers. She also handled a Lanham Act dispute for a Fortune 500 company in the District of Delaware that settled just hours before opening statements. Managing Intellectual Property named Ms. Kobialka California Litigator of the Year, Patent Star and Trademark Star for 2016, and one of the Top 250 Women in IP in its 2013 Edition of IP Stars. Silicon Valley Business Journal presented Ms. Kobialka with the 2016 Women of Influence Award.