About Rhema Law

Rhema Law About UsRhema Law Group, P.C. (“Rhema”) is a multi-faceted boutique law firm founded in an effort to provide quality yet cost-effective legal counsel in cases involving Intellectual Property law, namely IP Litigation, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Unfair Competition and Business related matters.

 

We are built on a simple premise- Deliver Client-Focused Results with More Personal Attention. Every Matter. Every Time.   Our specialty, experience and flexibility allows us to represent a diverse range of clients including large corporations to everyday private inventors.  Some of our specific practice areas include  patent prosecution, patent litigation, trademark registrations, trademark infringementcopyrights and business litigation.

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Rhema Law Secures California Appeals Victory Against Internet Brands, Inc.

February 27, 2015Irvine, CA-   Rhema Law Group, P.C. (“Rhema Law”), a boutique intellectual property & business law firm, announced on February 23, 2015 that the California Court of Appeals affirmed a $1 million dollar judgment in favor of its client, Greenlight Financial, against Internet Brands, Inc.

 

“In upholding the jury’s verdict, the Appeals Court provided further validation of Internet Brands’ clear breach of contract involving the “Greenlight” trademark and “Greenlight.com” website. This signals that even large companies like Internet Brands, must honor their promises and perform under the terms of a contract,” said Greenlight Financial’s attorney, Rhema Law partner John D. Tran, who served as lead trial and appellate counsel on the matter.

Joann Pham, former CEO of Greenlight Financial added, “We are very pleased with the outcome and the work done by John Tran, Rosalind Ong and their team at the Rhema Law Group.  Above all, this case was about principles and that Internet Brands had to be held accountable for their actions in not honoring a previous agreement and refusing to acknowledge their wrongful actions when confronted with it.”

In March 2012, Rhema Law filed filed a complaint against Internet Brands, Inc. alleging breach of contract and related unfair competition claims associated to a prior agreement between the parties involving the “Greenlight” trademark and “www.greenlight.com” domain.  Among other things, the complaint alleged that Internet Brands’ modified an agreed upon version of the Greenlight.com website without permission, and intentionally diverted internet leads/sales away from Greenlight Financial and to Internet Brands’ affiliated sites.

The matter was tried to a jury over six days culminating in a jury verdict on April 11, 2013 in the amount of $750,000.00 in favor of Greenlight Financial.  The Superior Court rejected Internet Brands’ request for new trial and granted Greenlight Financial’s request for attorney’s fees, costs and interest, bringing the total award to over $1 Million.  Greenlight expects to also recover its attorneys’ fees and costs on appeal as well.

The Appeal was heard November 17, 2014 before a three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeals for the 4th district.  Internet Brands argued that the judgment should be overturned based upon a variety of theories, including that the “discovery rule” did not apply in the case because Internet Brands’ breach was open to anyone who visited its website and that Greenlight’s delay in bringing the suit was not-reasonable.  The California Appeals court rejected Internet Brands’ arguments and unanimously affirmed the trial court’s judgment.

About Rhema Law Group

Rhema Law Group, P.C. dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and business law including litigation.  Consistently rated highly by peers and clients,  Rhema Law serves a wide range of clients ranging from multinational corporations to emerging business of all stages.   Headquartered in Orange County, CA, Rhema Law also has offices in Santa Clara, CA.  For more information: www.rhemalaw.com

 

Rhema Law Partner John D. Tran Named a 2015 Superlawyer

Rhema Logo1 favicon Two Rhema Law Attorneys Named 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars January 22, 2015-

John D. Tran SuperLawyers 2015Irvine, CA-   The Rhema Law Group, P.C. is proud to announce that Partner John D. Tran has been named a 2015 Superlawer by Superlawyers Magazine.   Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. The rigorous multi-phase selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, and a peer review.

Jt21 150x143 Two Rhema Law Attorneys Named 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising StarsJohn D. Tran is a Registered Patent Attorney and Intellectual Property Litigator.  John manages the firm’s intellectual property practice group which handles matters concerning IP litigation, patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution.

 

About the Rhema Law Group, P.C.

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Rhema Law provides services nationwide in the areas of intellectual property and business law related matters.  For more information about the firm, please visit www.rhemalaw.com/about-us-2/

 

Rhema Law Group Selected as One of Top Patent Firms by IP TODAY

Rhema Logo1 favicon Firm Retained in New Intellectual Property Litigation Matters April 4, 2014-

Rhema Law Top Patent Firms by IP TODAYIrvine, CA-   IP TODAY magazine has selected the firm as one of the top patent firms for 2014.  “This is a great honor” states senior partner John D. Tran who heads up the firm’s intellectual property practice, “the IP Today ranking is based purely on empirical data showing a firm’s performance with the United States Patent & Trademark Office in regards to issued patents so its a nice achievement.”

 

Rhema Law Opens Silicon Valley Office

 Rhema Logo1 favicon Firm Retained in New Intellectual Property Litigation Matters March 1, 2014-

3182_SanJose_718971175Irvine, CA-   The firm is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite office in Silicon Valley, CA.  “Having a Silicon Valley Office really allows us to serve our Northern California based clients more efficiently and conveniently,” states partner John D. Tran.

“We are extremely excited to a have a presence located right in the heart of downtown San Jose.  Rhema’s Silicon Valley Office will handle only intellectual property matters but focused primarily on patent matters dealing with business methods and software technology.”