Aashish Kapadia - McDermott Will & Emery


Aashish Kapadia represents clients in patent litigation, post-grant trials and patent prosecution. His background in electrical and computer engineering gives him strategic insight into his clients’ vital technologies. He offers multifaceted representation across all phases of complex patent litigation, from pre-suit strategy and early motion practice through claim construction, discovery and summary judgment. He regularly represents clients in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings at the US Patent and Trademark Office. His practice also encompasses patent counseling and prosecution in a variety of technologies, including computer hardware, software and telecommunications.

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  • Represented plaintiff in a breach of contract suit relating to intellectual property rights in Western District of Texas
  • Represented technology and semiconductor company in patent infringement suit in District of Delaware involving signal termination, memory device initialization, and testing of electronic devices
  • Represented semiconductor company in a patent infringement suits in the Western District of Texas involving processor shutdown management, interface signal error detection, memory interface signal integrity, processor clock design, and VLSI design for power management of power supplies

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  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, 2023-2024
  • Super Lawyers: Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2024


  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, treasurer, 2024; secretary, 2023; technology chair, 2021; member of the amicus committee, 2016 to 2021
  • The Honorable Lee Yeakel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, associate member, 2015 to 2024
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, , co-chair of programming for patent litigation committee, 2023 to 2024; group coordinator for the model patent jury instructions subcommittee, 2021, 2024; member of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board trial committee, 2020 to 2024


The University of Texas School of Law, JD, 2015
The University of Texas, BS, Computer Engineering, 2006


US Patent and Trademark Office
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
US District Court for the District of Colorado