Chad T. Nitta

(303) 292-7721
Partner
(303) 292-7799 Fax
Chad.Nitta@KutakRock.com

Mr. Nitta is a partner in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP. His practice focuses on complex business litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property disputes. Mr. Nitta has served as lead counsel in a variety of different matters, ranging from breach of license to misappropriation of trade secrets to infringement of various forms of intellectual property, including patents, copyrights and trademarks. Mr. Nitta also regularly handles disputes related to breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, indemnification, collections and warranties. In addition to handling litigation, Mr. Nitta also frequently assists clients with pre-litigation counseling and advises on matters related to protecting and monetizing intellectual property.

Mr. Nitta counts among his clients both local Colorado companies as well as multinational corporations with global operations. His clients range in size from start-ups to more established businesses and occupy such diverse industries as software, semiconductor, alternative energy, consulting, Internet security and Internet Web site filtering.

Mr. Nitta has appeared in numerous state and federal courts as well as participated in alternative dispute resolution before AAA, JAMS and JAG. He recently has litigated cases dealing with amplifier, converter and filter technologies, alternative fuel technology, data management software, identity and access management software, mortgage lending software, network security hardware and software, the creation and protection of digital video content, POS solutions, and the collection and cleansing of channel sales data.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock in 2009, Mr. Nitta worked in the Colorado office of a Palo Alto, California-based firm. He has practiced before the state and federal courts of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the International Trade Commission, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the state and federal courts in California.

Recent Representative Cases:

  • InfoNow Corporation d/b/a Channelinsight v. Zyme Solutions, Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (lead counsel for Defendant in patent infringement case related to data processing patent).
  • zvelo, Inc. v. SonicWALL, Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (counsel for Plaintiff in patent infringement case related to computer and digital processing patent).
  • ORG Structure Innovations, LLC v. Symplified, Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (lead counsel for Defendant in patent infringement case related to data processing patent).
  • Symplified, Inc. v. SafeNet, Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (lead counsel for Plaintiff in trademark infringement case).
  • CADEKA Microcircuits, LLC v. Fairchild Semiconductor Corp., District Court, Larimer County, Colorado (lead counsel for Plaintiff in breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation case).
  • Neuromonitoring Associates v. Centura Health Corp., et al., District Court, Denver County, Colorado (lead counsel for Defendant in breach of contract).