Baker Marquart has argued appeals in state and federal courts across the country. In the first four months of 2017, Baker Marquart attorneys argued appeals in the Seventh Circuit and the D.C. Circuit, as well as two appeals in the California Court of Appeals. Our attorneys have also argued in the Second and Ninth Circuits. We have appeared in the U.S. Supreme Court. Baker Marquart meticulously prepares briefs that focus on critical, dispositive issues. Our briefs are meticulously prepared, focusing the reader on important arguments. Baker Marquart attorneys also excel at oral advocacy. The firm’s lawyers are frequently complimented by appellate judges. For example, at the conclusion of Ryan Baker’s oral argument in Fox v. FilmOn – an argument that lasted for over two hours – D.C. District Court Presiding Judge Merrick Garland praised his “excellent argument.” Baker Marquart handles a wide range of subject matter on appeal. Recent appeals handled by the firm dealt with contract interpretation, First Amendment free speech rights and cyberbullying, insurance issues, copyright and California’s anti-SLAPP law.

Representative Appellate Matters:

  • Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entm’t., 616 F. 3d 904 (9th Cir. 2010)
  • Jones, et al. v. Jacobson, et al., 195 Cal. App. 4th 1 (2011)
  • Sofa Entertainment, Inc. v. Dodger Productions, Inc., 709 F. 3d 1273 (9th Cir. 2013)
  • Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al. v. FilmOn X, LLC, et al., 966 F. Supp. 2d 30 (D.D.C 2013)
  • CBS Broadcasting Inc., et al. v. FilmOn.com Inc., No. 10 CIV 7532 2014 WL3702568 (S.D.N.Y. 2014)
  • Filmon X, LLC v. Window to the World Communications, Inc., 13 C 8451, 2016 WL 1161276 (N.D. Ill. 2016)
  • David v. Textor, 189 50 3d 871 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2016)
  • Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al. v. Aerokiller, LLC, et al., 851 F.3d 1002 (9th Cir. 2017)