Lee Mason has represented clients in a variety of disputes, including class action, antitrust, trade secret, contract, and False Claims Act matters.
Lee joined Bartlit Beck after working as a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis for two years. Prior to that, Lee clerked for Chief Judge Diane Wood and Judge Richard Posner on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.)
Counsel for class of consumers who used the Google Play Store to purchase apps or Google Play Billing to purchase in-app digital content on Android devices. The case alleges violations of the antitrust laws based on Google’s contractual restrictions and other conduct, resulting in a significant overcharge on the price of Android apps and in-app content. Case pending.
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Confidential Commercial Arbitration
Counsel for claimant in dispute concerning client’s investment in patent rights relating to semiconductor technology. After a three-week arbitration, the Tribunal ruled in favor of our client on all claims, granted our client all damages sought, and denied Respondents’ counterclaim, leading to an award in excess of $75 million.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology v. Paulina et al. (E.D. Wis.)
Counsel for defendant Paulina against a Korean research university alleging tortious interference and unjust enrichment related to patent litigation financing contracts. After briefing, the court granted Paulina’s motion to dismiss with prejudice, tossing out all claims against Paulina. Read coverage on Law360 here: Judge Tosses $203M Korean IP Litigation Funding Row.
Education & Honors
The University of Chicago Law School, 2017, J.D., with High Honors
Order of the Coif
Kirkland & Ellis Scholar
The University of Chicago Law Review, Executive Articles & Book Review Editor
Northwestern University, 2011, B.A., summa cum laude
- Honorable Diane P. Wood, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2017-2018
- Honorable Richard A. Posner, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2017
Judicial Intern for the Honorable John Z. Lee, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015
- United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit