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Aaron G. Fountain

Partner | Austin


(International Trade Commission; District of Delaware). Lead Counsel. Representing Celanese in multiple patent infringement actions proceeding on different patent families against Chinese competitor and its U.S. supply chain.

(Western District of Texas). Co-lead Counsel. Represented Impulse in patent infringement action against competitor for down-hole drilling technology.

(Western District of Texas). Represented The Home Depot in patent infringement case related to LED technology.

(Federal Circuit). Lead appellate counsel for Smartmatic in multiple appeals from IPR proceedings.

(Western District of Texas). Represented Microsoft and Hewlett Packard in patent infringement cases related to touch screen technology.

(International Trade Commission). Represented Toyota, Panasonic, DENSO, DENSO TEN, and Japan Radio Corp. in ITC investigation involving Toyota cars that include memory management, video decoding, and GPS technologies. Aaron lead the representation related to GPS technology and secured a complete victory on multiple grounds for all respondents before the Commission.

(International Trade Commission). Lead representation of Halstead New England Corp. and its family of companies, as well as Zhangjigang Yihua rundon New Material Co. Ltd and Shangjiagang Elegant Home-tech Co. Ltd., in ITC investigation relating to luxury vinyl tile technology related to mechanical construction and chemical composition.

(District of Delaware). Lead representation of The Home Depot and Halstead in a 9-patent case directed to luxury vinyl tile composition and mechanical locking technologies. Aaron led the invalidation of 4 of the 9 patents before trial and the case settled favorably.

(Federal Circuit). Lead appellate counsel for KLA in a Walker Process antitrust matter relating to allegations of fraud in the prosecution of a KLA patent. The Federal Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of KLA in 2019.

(International Trade Commission). Represented One World Technologies et al. in ITC investigation relating to hardware and software control technology for garage door openers.

Recognized for Patent Litigation

Best Lawyers 2024

Up and Coming, Intellectual Property: Texas

Chambers USA 2022, 2023