Cameron H. Tousi is the firm’s founder and managing partner. Cameron has received numerous awards and distinctions, including Martindale’s top 1% AV Preeminent Rating for professional excellence, considered the gold standard for legal peer-review rankings. He was also awarded the 2020 Top Rated Lawyer distinction by both The American Lawyer law journal and Corporate Counsel magazine.
He is a nationally renowned attorney in intellectual property (IP), technology-related business and high stakes complex litigation matters, offering clients some twenty-eight years of legal and technological industry experience. He has represented over 500 clients; here is a representative sample.
Cameron has led trial teams for high-profile cases with combined amounts in controversy exceeding $1.1 billion before a dozen federal trial and appellate court venues. A few examples are found here, a number having resulted in multimillion-dollar settlements for his clients.
He also writes and speaks extensively on timely issues of law and justice, particularly on behalf of entrepreneurs, startups and tech creators. His articles frequently appear in Bloomberg Law, Entrepreneur magazine, IPWatchdog and scholarly law journals, and he’s often quoted by international journalists about pressing legal issues.
A nationally respected counsel, Cameron has also achieved Martindale’s platinum level for highest client satisfaction.
As lead counsel, Cameron has represented plaintiffs and defendants in high stakes intellectual property and complex litigation matters, with combined amounts in controversy exceeding $1.1 billion. Exemplary venues where he has led trial teams include the US District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, Eastern District of Texas, District of Delaware, District of New Jersey, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, Northern District of Illinois and Western District of Washington.
In intellectual property matters, Cameron supervises and coordinates firm IP teams. The IPLL team-oriented approach provides clients significant strategic and tactical IP advantage. Under his direction, IPLL’s systemic efforts include high-level strategy, offense/defense licensing, IP portfolio management and development, technology transactions, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate opinions, patent and trademark prosecution, copyright registration, trademark policing and trade secret compliance.
In the business and IP transactions areas, for nearly three decades his practice has focused on business-oriented technology solutions. He advises companies in creating, protecting, acquiring, developing, and commercializing technology, as well as in distributing, servicing, and marketing products and services.
Cameron also represents clients on complex business transactions such as joint ventures, distribution agreements, strategic alliances, research and development, electronic commerce, complex procurement, endorsement, outsourcing, and the general management and disposition of IP. An experienced corporate attorney, he also counsels clients on financing, mergers and acquisitions, sales of assets, venture capital investments, and other general corporate matters. Mr. Tousi has been a member of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee of the ABA Business Law Section.
Over his extensive career, Cameron has held partner and senior counsel positions with leading national general practice firms, and also served as Director of Intellectual Property for the Telecommunications Business of Samsung Electronics. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Tousi held the positions of patent examiner with the US Patent and Trademark Office, engineering consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, and software developer with IBM.
Cameron’s representative publications and press citations have included:
Cameron has represented over four hundred business entities, from Fortune 100 to early stage startups, across the gamut of industries. Notable industries include high techs, green businesses, life sciences, government contractors and nanotechnology. Here are a few.
Representative litigation matters have included:
Cameron lectures extensively on IP, complex litigation and business transactions law. He is a former member of the ABA’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee of the Business Law Section, and the Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Related Issues Committee of the Intellectual Property Law Section.