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Jonathan C. Marquet

Shareholder

Jonathan C. Marquet

Shareholder

Practice Groups

Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Products Liability

Overview

Mr. Marquet is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses in complex matters involving intellectual property, products liability, unfair competition, and healthcare law.

Mr. Marquet regularly defends and prosecutes lawsuits involving trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and unfair competition, as well as lawsuits alleging defective products and toxic torts. Mr. Marquet recently obtained the dismissal of substantial unfair competition claims as a result of multiple, successful motions to dismiss. He also recently negotiated the successful resolution of significant trademark infringement claims.

Mr. Marquet represents business entities, including Fortune 100 corporations and individuals, in trial courts and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He has represented clients such as Conagra Brands, Inc., Chobani, LLC, Honeywell International, Inc., The Wayside House, Inc. d/b/a Wayside Recovery Center, and MES Group, Inc.

Mr. Marquet is a cum laude graduate from Boston College Law School. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2001
  • Northwestern University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Experience

Representative Cases

Obtained summary judgment dismissing product liability claims arising from alleged asbestos exposure; Palmer v. Honeywell Int’l Inc, et al. (Ramsey Cty. Minn. 2018) (Judge John H. Guthmann).

Obtained summary judgment dismissing product liability claims arising from alleged asbestos exposure; May v. Honeywell Int’l Inc., et al. (Ramsey Cty. Minn. 2017) (Judge John H. Guthmann).

Successfully negotiated resolution of trademark infringement and unfair competition claims on behalf of service company; Taylor Bros. Holdings, Inc. v. James Reven Murphey and Granite Hood and Duct Co. (D. Minn. 2017) (Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright).

Obtained transfer of false advertising and unfair competition claims to food production company client’s preferred jurisdiction; General Mills, Inc. v. Chobani, LLC (D. Minn. 2016) (Judge Richard H. Kyle).

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of unfair competition claims on behalf of service company as a result of multiple motions to dismiss; goGLOW Enterprises, LLC v. The Glow Lounge, LLC (Hennepin Cty. Minn. 2016) (Judge Susan M. Robiner).

Obtained verdict for global medical device company arising out of breach of contract for a specified term of employment; St. Jude Med. S.C., Inc. v. Neal D. Hanson (D. Minn. 2015) (Judge Richard H. Kyle).

Successfully defended restaurant franchise against trademark and trade dress infringement claims; Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. v. Buffalo Wings & Rings (D. Minn. 2012) (Judge John R. Tunheim).

Additional Representative Cases
SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc. v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., et al. (D. Minn. 2016) (Judge Susan R. Nelson).

Obtained verdict for global medical device company arising out of breach of restrictive covenants in employment agreement; St. Jude Medical, S.C., Inc. v. Arindom Barooah, et al. (Ramsey Cty. Minn. 2014) (Judge John B. Van De North). 

Obtained dismissal of medical malpractice claims on behalf of large nonprofit health care system based on plaintiff’s failure to comply with Minn. § 145.682. DelPercio v. Park Nicollet Clinic (Hennepin Cty. Minn. 2011) (Judge Joseph R. Klein). Obtained affirmance of dismissal. DelPercio v. Park Nicollet Clinic, 2012 WL 1380390 (Minn. App. Apr. 23, 2012), review denied (July 17, 2012).

Irwin v. ASLV, Inc., et al. (D. Nev. 2011) (Judge Kent J. Dawson).

Obtained verdict arising out of negligent construction and breach of statutory warranties for homeowners; Campbell v. College City Homes, Inc., et al. (Dakota Cty. Minn. 2011) (Judge Michael J. Mayer).

Obtained dismissal of fraud claims against investment bank arising from demutualization of Philadelphia Stock Exchange; McGowan Investors LP v. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (E.D. Pa. 2008) (Judge Anita B. Brody).

Professional & Civic

Bar Associations

  • Federal Bar Association
    • Communications Committee, 2012-present
    • Federal Litigation Section
    • Intellectual Property & Communications Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
    • Editorial Committee, 2011-present
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

Civic Involvement

  • East Harriet Farmstead Neighborhood Association
    • Board Member, 2009-present

Publications

Seminars

Intellectual Property Law

  • Trademark Litigation Fundamentals: What To Do When Your Smaller Client Draws Unwanted Attention From the 800 Pound Gorilla, presenter, Trademark Law Seminar, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 11, 2013

Health Care Law

  • The Dissemination of Protected Health Information, moderator and presenter, Medical Records Law Seminar, Lorman Education Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 26, 2013
  • The Dissemination of Protected Health Information, presenter, Medical Records Law Seminar, Lorman Education Services, St. Cloud, Minnesota, January 29, 2013
  • The Dissemination of Protected Health Information, moderator and presenter, Medical Records Law Seminar, Lorman Education Services, Rochester, Minnesota, August 1, 2012
  • The Dissemination of Protected Health Information, presenter, Medical Records Law Seminar, Lorman Education Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 28, 2012
  • Mock Trial, presenter, Minnesota Society for Healthcare Risk Management Spring Seminar, June 3, 2011