Laura Najemy, a Senior Associate in the Boston office, is a member of the Intellectual Property group. Her practice focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising, and trade secret litigation in federal district courts.
Laura's litigation experience includes assisting with trial and witness preparation, drafting motions and oppositions, taking and defending expert and fact depositions, and managing discovery and case teams. Prior to joining Orrick, Laura worked as an associate at Fish & Richardson P.C. focusing on trademark, false advertising, and trade secret litigation, as well as Goodwin Procter LLP, focusing on complex civil litigation in state and federal court.
From May to November 2014, Laura served as a Special District Attorney for Middlesex County. In that capacity, she prosecuted felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, trying jury and bench trials to final verdict and arguing dispositive and evidentiary motions. In 2010-2011, Laura completed a year-long fellowship at the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project in Boston, where she assisted individuals who were affirmatively seeking asylum as well as defended individuals who were in removal proceedings in front of the Immigration Court. Through her pro bono practice, Laura continues to be committed to working to help individuals with various immigration matters.
Represents New Balance in a purported class action concerning “Made in the USA” marketing.
Represented Advice Interactive Group against Web Group, Inc. in copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation case concerning online visibility reporting.
Represented Aereo, a provider of remote antenna and RS-DVR technology platform, in multi-district copyright litigation brought by the major television networks alleging violation of their “public performance” rights (2014).