88 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Mr. McClellan maintains an active litigation and trial practice representing clients in civil and business disputes. In addition, he counsels clients on corporate, employment and intellectual property matters and serves as outside general counsel to individuals and businesses in the fields of entertainment, construction, manufacturing, import/export, finance, banking, securities, antitrust, food and beverage, nonprofit, real estate, publishing, public relations, retail, and professional services.
Lion's Gate Entertainment v. The Urban Smalls, Inc. - Federal Copyright action. Obtained a negotiated prospective license on behalf of fifty-one defendants and potential defendants in a copyright dispute regarding use on baby clothing of the well-known phrase "Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner," a notable phrase from the motion picture Dirty Dancing.
Carmel Software, Inc. - Represented industrial software company in intellectual property asset sale and related earn-out agreement with Autodesk, Inc.
Greene Archives v. Julien's Auction House - Federal copyright infringement jury trial, copyright claims regarding Marilyn Monroe photographs, pretrial demand $1.8 million, defense verdict and prevailing party determination. Obtained an attorney's fees award on behalf of client, and against plaintiff, of several hundred thousand dollars (Ninth Circuit appeal pending).
Richter Robb v. Iglesias - Represented insurance brokerage in defense of competitor's trade secret theft claims following defection of key employees. Obtained dismissal from plaintiffs prior to trial, no payment by defendants.
Avanti Restaurant Solutions, Inc - Represented restaurant supply and design company in successful acquisition of TiCon Restaurant Equipment, LLC.
Mr. McClellan is an active member of the University of San Francisco Alumnae, having acted as the President and a Board Member of the Law Society Board of Governors for the University of San Francisco, School of Law. He is also a member of the American Inns of Court and the California and San Francisco Bar Associations, as well as the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
A volunteer contributor, he has and continues to advise a variety of non-profit charitable organizations on corporate, employment, and litigation matters on a pro-bono basis.