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Marc Rasich represents clients in complex commercial litigation in courts and arbitration tribunals throughout the United States. With more than two decades of experience, clients rely on Marc to help resolve disputes involving corporate governance, contract, fiduciary duty, trade secret, trademark, copyright, patent, antitrust and business tort claims. Licensed in Utah and California, Marc focuses much of his practice on technology companies, from Silicon Slopes start-ups to global Fortune 100 companies.

Marc’s litigation record exemplifies his practical and strategic approach to resolving disputes. He has tried cases in federal and state courts across the country. When possible, he seeks to resolve claims through summary judgment and other dispositive motions, with the goal of helping his clients to avoid the stress, expense, and uncertainty of trial.

Marc also relies on his deep business litigation experience to help high growth companies identify, protect, and grow their intellectual property, prepare for funding, and proactively identify and mitigate legal risk. His proactive approach allows businesses to identify and address legal issues more effectively across business operations and alleviate unnecessary litigation costs.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented power company in essential facilities antitrust litigation. Obtained verdict after month long jury trial which was affirmed on appeal.°
  • Represented shipping services provider in breach of franchise agreement, RICO and fraud action. Obtained preliminary injunction and contempt order after extensive motion practice and two-day trial.°
  • Represented shipping services provider in breach of contract and business tort action. Settled case on eve of trial after extensive discovery and motion practice in multiple jurisdictions.°
  • Represented nutritional beverage company in breach of contract and trade secrets action. Settled after obtaining preliminary injunction.°
  • Defended baked goods producer in breach of contract action. Obtained defense verdict after three-day trial.°
  • Represented majority shareholders and managers in breach of contract, fiduciary duty, and fraud action. Settled after defeating motion for preliminary injunction in one day trial.°
  • Represented nutraceutical company in trademark infringement actions, enforced settlement agreement at trial court and on appeal.°
  • Represented eyewear retainer manufacturer in patent litigation. Invalidated all asserted claims in IPR, which was placed on appeal.°
  • Represented patent owner and defendant to declaratory judgment action. Obtained dismissal of the action in favor of a co-pending action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. Settled underlying litigation.°
  • Represented defendant accused of infringing a patent for an ionic air purifier. Obtained summary judgment for client of invalidity and non-infringement.°
  • Represented defendant accused of infringing a patent for PBX telephone systems with voice-over IP technology. Put the plaintiff’s patent in reexamination and thereafter settled matter.°
  • Represented multiple defendants accused of infringing a patent for arrowheads. Defended against a motion for a temporary restraining order, after which the case settled.°
  • Represented defendant accused of various business torts and misappropriating trade secrets relating to medical devices. Settled the matter.°
  • Represented co-inventors of biometric smart card in protracted breach of contract, business torts and misappropriation of trade secrets actions. Case ultimately dismissed after extensive motion practice.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Rasich prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2011-2014, 2017-2018
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Bar Association
  • Member, California Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alliance for a Better Utah

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Utah College of Law, 1994
  • B.A., cum laude, University of San Diego
Admissions
  • Utah
  • California