Veronica Nauts's practice primarily focuses on complex civil litigation. Veronica has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal proceedings involving intellectual property and commercial disputes. She also represents pro bono clients in asylum and misdemeanor criminal proceedings.
Veronica has presented before the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology as part of its Law and Tech Speaker Series on a variety of intellectual property topics. She served as a teaching assistant at UC Berkeley School of Law for a class focused on Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings.
Veronica’s previous experience includes legal internships with the Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.
Veronica has spoken on various intellectual property issues, including "Disclosing Secrets Under NDA: Are You Protected?," Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Law and Tech Speaker Series; “Memorializing Inventions for Strong IP: The Use of Laboratory Notebooks to Protect Patent and Trade Secret Rights,” Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Law and Tech Speaker Series; and “The Story of Invention: Strong Patents Through Good Laboratory Notebook Practices,” Bay Area In-House Med-Tech Association (BAIMA) Seminar.
- A class of life insurance policyholders of Life Insurance Company of the Southwest in a case involving unlawful and unfair business practices relating to the sale of equity-indexed life insurance policies. Kasowitz obtained partial summary judgment finding that the insurer had violated California’s statutes concerning life insurance illustrations.
- A golf course and resort owner in a summary judgment win against his insurer over property damage and business income losses after a wildfire destroyed his property.
- Mozido, a global provider of trusted digital commerce and payment solutions, in defense of claims brought by Philip Geier, the former Chairman and CEO of Interpublic Group of Companies, who sought to recover an option to buy 1% of Mozido’s stock valued up to $56 million in consideration for board service. The Delaware Chancery Court granted our client’s motion to dismiss all of Geier’s claims against Mozido.