Leigh J. Martinson centers his practice on litigating complex patent disputes with an emphasis on the electrical and software arts, including analog and digital circuitries, computer hardware, software, optics, medical devices, radio-frequency identification (RFID) technologies, packet and circuit telecommunications, wireless communications, business methods and internet technologies.
Leveraging his electrical engineering background, Leigh works closely with technical specialists, engineers and scientists during trial to formulate the offensive and defensive positions for a case. He also regularly presents technical tutorials to the court, argues Markman position and conducts in-depth direct and cross-examinations of fact and expert witnesses. Building on his courtroom experience, Leigh counsels clients on appellate issues at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
In addition, Leigh continues to advise clients on patent portfolio development and management. He has counseled start-ups, as well as Fortune 500 companies, in all aspects of portfolio procurement and management.