I apply my experience as a former administrative patent law judge at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to develop litigation strategies for leading technology companies.
(Western District of Wisconsin). Successfully defended Networks In Motion and Cellco Partnership (d/b/a Verizon Wireless) in patent litigation involving downloadable turn-by-turn GPS navigation technology for cellular phones. Victory on summary judgment of non-infringement affirmed by Federal Circuit.
(Central District of California). Successfully defended Yamaha in patent suit alleging infringement by AV receivers and home theater systems. Case was dismissed after five of six patents–in-suit were found unpatentable by the PTAB.
(Northern District of California). Successful early resolution of declaratory judgment patent infringement action involving 12 patents relating to computer architecture, circuit design, and semiconductor layout.
(Northern District of California). Successful early resolution of declaratory judgment patent infringement action concerning computer architecture and memory circuit design.
(Central District of California). Represented defendants in patent litigation involving low-temperature polysilicon TFT technology for display panels. A favorable settlement was reached prior to trial.
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The Legal 500 USA 2023