Joseph W. Doman
Bartlit Beck LLP, 2015-Present, Partner (since 2019)
Schiff Hardin LLP, 2014-2015, Associate
Cases tried or otherwise taken to judgment
U.S. Airways v. Sabre (S.D.N.Y.)
Trial counsel for Sabre in antitrust action relating to contracts between U.S. Airways (now American Airlines) and Sabre concerning Sabre’s Global Distribution System. U.S. Airways sought $1.4 billion in trebled damages. Won summary judgment on claim for injunctive relief and over 75% of Plaintiff's damages claim. Won $6 million costs/attorneys’ fees award. After a ten-week jury trial, won defense verdict on one claim and elimination of 99% of total damages Plaintiff had sought on second claim. Also won denial of declaratory and injunctive relief. The Second Circuit subsequently vacated the jury’s liability finding and remanded the case for a new trial. Trial date pending.
Milo & Gabby, LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (W.D. Wash.)
Trial counsel for Amazon.com in a patent infringement suit. Secured complete defense verdict for Amazon in a jury trial concerning whether Amazon is liable for patent infringement when third-party sellers offer and sell infringing products on Amazon.com.
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Foreign Trade Corp., d/b/a Technocel v. Otter Products, LLC, et al; Otter Products, LLC v. H.L. Dalis, Inc.; Otter Products, LLC v. Wireless Xcessories Group, Inc., (U.S. District Court, D. Colorado)
Represented OtterBox in antitrust cases brought by former distributors alleging violations of Section 1 in connection with distribution agreements and an alleged group boycott. Motion to dismiss granted in February 2017 dismissing all antitrust claims against OtterBox.
JustStaff, Inc. et al v. BR Printers, Inc. et al (AAA Arbitration)
Lead trial counsel for BR Printers, Inc. in breach of contract action. After hearing in September 2016, the parties settled with claimant withdrawing its claim and recovering nothing.