Attorneys focused on the Internet, technology, advertising, and intellectual property.


Attorneys focused on the Internet, technology, advertising, and intellectual property.

We have acted as lead counsel in hundreds of federal and state cases, collected millions of dollars for plaintiffs, and obtained numerous dismissals for defendants.


We have obtained registrations for hundreds of trademarks and copyrights,
and have secured patents for cutting-edge innovations.




Tala Al Ghussein

Tala practices internet and intellectual-property related litigation. Before joining Newman Du Wors, she was a summer associate at Clyde & Co, where she researched intellectual property, cybersecurity, and data-breach matters. During law school, she interned at SAG-AFTRA where she presented cases in arbitration on behalf of performers. She also interned at Bruce Lee Enterprises where she assisted in the protection of Bruce Lee copyrights and publicity rights.

Sergio Becerra

Sergio represents inventors and companies before the United States Patent Office and in patent litigation. He prosecutes patents covering a wide variety of technologies, with a special emphasis on software. Sergio has assisted foreign companies in obtaining U.S. patents. His experience also includes business litigation, trademark registration, and advising clients about various areas of intellectual property.

Nathan Durrance

Nathan advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property, with an emphasis on litigation and patent portfolio analysis and valuation, licensing, transfer, and prosecution.

John Du Wors

John is a trial lawyer. His practice emphasizes intellectual property, business, banking, securities and employment law. John has litigated hundreds of state and federal court cases and commercial arbitrations, throughout the country.

Sarah Forney

Sarah represents clients in intellectual-property and technology-related litigation. Before joining Newman Du Wors, she was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis where she represented clients in patent cases involving wireless telecommunications (cellular and Wi-Fi), database technologies, and cryptography. Her experience includes litigating cases involving trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and corporate disputes. She also advises clients on cybersecurity, compliance, privacy and other business concerns.

Anthony Glukhov

Anthony represents clients in litigation focused largely on intellectual property, technology, and entertainment. Before joining Newman Du Wors, Anthony drafted deal memoranda, licenses, and artist agreements for Warner Bros. Records.

Rachel Horvitz

Rachel represents clients in litigation. She develops cases going to trial, including preparing witnesses and exhibits. She has particular expertise managing and reviewing electronically-stored information (ESI) in document-intensive litigation.

Derek Linke

Derek litigates intellectual property and Internet disputes. He is particularly knowledgeable about domain-name issues, and compliance with Internet advertising regulations.

Derek A. Newman

Derek represents clients in high-stakes litigation, most involving intellectual property and Internet issues. He also has substantial business experience, and represents clients in corporate transactions.

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Jessica V. Newman

Jessica focuses on the protection and management of intellectual property, and related litigation and appeals. Jessica advises clients, many in the design and fashion industries, in disputes involving trademark, copyright, false advertising, general business, and internet law.

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Keith Scully

Keith is a trial lawyer with over 30 jury verdicts in his favor. He now focuses his practice on intellectual-property litigation with particular experience in copyright and trademark disputes.

Michael Spain

Michael advises clients in general corporate, merger/acquisition, day-to-day business transaction, advertising, licensing, regulatory, employment, and franchise issues.

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Jason Sykes

Jason practices litigation with a focus on intellectual property. During law school, Jason won the John C. Coughenour Award in Trial Advocacy as “Best Oral Advocate” and was named to the Order of the Barristers.

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Sirina Tsai

Sirina practices exclusively in trademark law, and oversees Newman & Newman’s trademark prosecution practice. She began her career as a trademark associate in the Washington D.C. office of a large national law firm.