Aaron focuses his practice on litigating high-stakes intellectual property matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and federal courts. Aaron has extensive experience in all stages of litigation, from pre-complaint through trial and appeal. He often oversees the day-to-day management of complex cases, while contributing to overall strategy. Aaron’s knowledge of ITC practice and procedure in particular is frequently sought out by clients. He has litigated over a dozen Section 337 investigations, including multiple trials.
Aaron has represented clients in a wide range of complex technological fields, including automobiles and automotive components such as infotainment systems (head units) and systems-on-chips; semiconductor design and fabrication; digital cameras and components such as associated software and image sensors; medical devices; and consumer products and electronics.
Aaron has also assisted clients with Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory investigations and litigation.
Aaron has worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and as a law clerk in the Office of Unfair Import Investigations at the ITC.
Aaron received his J.D. cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. He received his B.A. from Amherst College.Show More
(ITC, Inv. No. 337-TA-1119). Secured a complete victory for client Renesas Electronics in an ITC investigation initiated by complainant Broadcom. Following trial, the ALJ issued an initial determination of no violation on all four patents asserted against Renesas, based on findings of non-infringement, invalidity, and/or lack of technical domestic industry. In its final determination, the Commission affirmed the finding of no violation with respect to all patents asserted.
(ITC, Inv. Nos. 337-TA-1176, -1177). Represented TSMC and many of its customers (including Xilinx, NVIDIA, MediaTek, and several others) in parallel ITC investigations initiated by Globalfoundries alleging infringement of patents related to semiconductor design and fabrication. The cases settled favorably shortly after institution.
(ITC, Inv. No. 337-TA-1149). Represented TSMC and MediaTek in an ITC investigation initiated by Innovative Foundry Technologies alleging infringement of patents related to semiconductor design and fabrication. The case settled favorably near the close of fact discovery.
(ITC, Inv. No. 337-TA-1137). Represented Nikon Corporation in ITC investigation alleging infringement of patents related to semiconductor lithography equipment. The case settled on favorable terms.
(ITC, Inv. Nos. 337-TA-1128, -1129). Represented Nikon Corporation in parallel ITC actions alleging infringement of patents related to semiconductor lithography equipment. The cases settled on favorable terms.
(ITC, Inv. No. 337-TA-1059). Represented Nikon Corporation in an investigation alleging infringement of patents related to digital cameras. The case settled after trial on favorable terms.
(ITC, Inv. Nos. 337-TA-984). Represented Honda and Fujitsu Ten respondents in patent-based ITC investigation. Case terminated based on favorable settlements.
(ITC, Inv. No. 337-TA-959). Represented Home Skinovations respondents in patent-based ITC investigation. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.