Theodore K. Cheng practices in general commercial litigation, counseling, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), with a focus on copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and other intellectual property matters. With over 15 years of experience handling a broad array of business disputes in federal and state courts, he counsels high net-worth individuals and business entities in industries as varied as high-tech, telecommunications, entertainment, consumer products, food and hospitality, retail, and financial services. In 2007, he was named one of the Best Lawyers Under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Mr. Cheng typically formulates and advises clients and their in-house counsel on litigation and dispute resolution strategy, often striving to suggest innovative and creative ways to resolve conflicts. In addition to achieving favorable outcomes through motion practice and trials, he has successfully resolved numerous matters through facilitated negotiations, arbitrations, and mediations, including wage-and-hour disputes, breach of contract and negligence actions, trade secret theft, employment discrimination claims, and intellectual property infringement. Mr. Cheng also works with Resolute Systems, LLC to provide private mediation, arbitration, and ADR consulting services, principally assisting to resolve employment discrimination and wrongful discharge matters as part of a company’s internal dispute resolution process.
Mr. Cheng also received a 2013 American Arbitration Association A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Fellowship and is an AAA Board Member Nominee. He regularly speaks and publishes on intellectual property and ADR issues.