Venkat Balasubramani

Venkat Balasubramani

Tech-Internet Lawyer at Focal PLLC
Joined on September 10, 2007
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Venkat Balasubramani is one of the founding attorneys of Focal PLLC, a law firm focused on serving internet, technology, and media clients. Venkat’s practice focuses on intellectual property disputes, including trademark, copyright, and domain name disputes, commercial disputes and appeals.

Licensed in both California and Washington, Venkat began his legal career as an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP. Next Venkat clerked for the Honorable John C. Coughenour, then-Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. After completing his clerkship, Venkat joined the Business and Tax department of Perkins Coie LLP, Washington’s largest law firm. Most recently, Venkat spent three years at Newman & Newman, an intellectual property and litigation boutique where he worked on a variety of trademark, copyright and domain name disputes, commercial disputes, and appeals. He also has spent time as in-house counsel at WildTangent, Inc., a Redmond multimedia platform company, where he oversaw the corporation’s legal affairs, and negotiated and structured a variety of technology, software, and entertainment related transactions.

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2010 - Mar 03 on Creditor Can Execute Against Domain Name Where Registry is Located: Office Depot v. Zuccarini
2009 - Feb 18 on Facebook's TOS Fumble
2007 - Dec 14 on Defendants Respond to Dell's Anti-Tasting Suit