Manny Caixeiro represents leading and cutting-edge clients in their most challenging and important litigations. His practice focuses on complex commercial and intellectual property disputes in the financial services, software, medical device and entertainment industries. Highly knowledgeable about patent damages, valuation and licensing issues, Manny has extensive experience litigating those issues on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, and frequently assists clients with understanding the monetary value of patent portfolios. By analyzing the strength and value of a patent portfolio, he helps clients maximize their returns in transactions, obtain more accurate litigation assessments, budget more precisely and avoid undue expenses and inefficiencies.
Manny routinely litigates to enforce his clients' rights under a wide variety of contracts, including merger agreements, acquisition agreements, licensing agreements, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreements and employment agreements. He has successfully defended consumer class actions in the retail, mortgage servicing and financial services industries. He has litigated patent disputes in the fields of medical devices (including surgical implants and computerized instruments), software and networking, and mobile device applications. Manny has extensive experience defending his clients' trade secrets and other proprietary information. He has litigated multiple trade secret and restrictive covenant cases, including in the entertainment and insurance industries. He has also litigated and obtained favorable results for his clients in many business tort cases, including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference matters.In addition to his courtroom experience, Manny advises clients regarding litigation management. For example, he has worked with a nationwide banking institution to manage a portfolio of high-stakes financial litigations. He has also advised a medical device company regarding the management, and presentation at trial, of a series of technology-based litigations.