Ian B. Brooks has developed a diverse intellectual property practice. He has litigated patent issues through trial and appeals—leading teams at all stages of litigation. Ian’s experience has included patent matters involving computer, wireless communication, semiconductor fabrication, and pharmaceutical technologies in district courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the International Trade Commission, and the Court of Federal Claims. Ian has also litigated trade secrets, trademark and copyright cases, and advised clients in intellectual property transactions. Ian represents a broad range of organizations from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
In addition, Ian has represented clients pro bono in veterans benefits appeals, immigration status adjustments, and tenant eviction disputes.
Successfully obtained complete and favorable jury verdict in favor of Next Caller on claims of trade secrets misappropriation, international interference with perspective business relations, and breach of contract (TRUSTID, Inc. v. Next Caller Inc.)
Obtained jury verdict of non-infringement of three patents in favor of Next Caller (TRUSTID, Inc. v. Next Caller Inc.)
Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of Bausch Health in Hatch-Waxman litigation involving the assertion of twelve patents against 19 generic ANDA filers (In re Jublia)
Represented Solta Medical in assertion of laser-based medical device patents against Lumenis (Solta Medical, Inc. v. Lumenis, Inc. et al.)
Represented PerkinElmer, Inc. and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. in a 26-patent dispute against Sony relating to research instruments and software, resulting in a favorable settlement. (Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., et al. v. Sony Corporation of America, et al.)
Successfully defended at final written decision and after Federal Circuit remand all claims of two patents held by Contour IP Holding, LLC in two inter partes reviews related to wearable digital video cameras (GoPro, Inc. v. Contour IP Holding, LLC)
Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US Court of Federal Claims
US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
US Patent and Trademark Office
US District Court for the District of Colorado
US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
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