Lawrence J. Hilton
Lawrence (“Larry”) Hilton is a partner at One LLP who specializes in complex litigation matters, primarily in federal court, including antitrust claims, Lanham Act trademark and false advertising claims, copyright infringement claims and misappropriation of trade secret claims. He also represents several national franchise brands, including the Driven Brands® family of companies (Meineke® Car Care Centers, Maaco® America’s Bodyshop and Econo Lube N’ Tune®) in franchise matters and franchise and trademark litigation matters.
Larry’s publications include: “Antitrust and Foreign Competition: Proposals for a Dynamic Approach to Market Power Analysis” 26 Texas Int’l L.J. 315 (1991) and “Legal Approaches and Technical Tools to Assess Water Agency Claims for Damage,” August 2004 Groundwater Resources Association of California “Perchlorate in California’s Groundwater” seminar. His published opinions include: Standard Ins. Co. v. Saklad, 127 F.3d 1179 (9th Cir. 1997); Seismic Reservoir 2020, Inc. v. Paulsson, 785 F.3d 330 (C.D. Cal. 2015); TYR Sport Inc. v. Warnaco Swimwear Inc., 679 F. Supp. 2d 1120 (C.D. Cal. 2009); Pulaski v. Chrisman, 352 F. Supp. 2d. 1105 (C.D. Cal. 2005); Castaic Lake Water Agency v. Whittaker Corp., 272 F. Supp. 2d 1053 (C.D. Cal. 2003) and Imperial Corporation of America v. Belamide (In re Imperial Corp. of America), 92 Fed. Appx. 469 (9th Cir. 2004).
Interviews and Appearances
Larry has made many media appearances, including:
- Appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric to discuss the TYR Sport v. Speedo antitrust case in which Larry represented TYR Sport;
- Interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, and USA Today and Denver Post regarding the TYR Sport v. Speedo case;
- Quoted by Darren Rovell on CNBC program regarding competition in elite-level swimming equipment market.
Larry is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Central District of California, the Southern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Northern District of California and the District of Colorado.