Ian B. Brooks is a highly skilled intellectual property litigator. His practice focuses on patent litigation at the US International Trade Commission (ITC), the District Courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Ian has substantial experience litigating patent disputes through trial.
His practice focuses on patent enforcement and defense in a broad range of technologies, including technologies relating to diesel-engine, cellular telephones, mechanical devices, home automation, non-volatile memory, web services, video coding and standards-essential technologies.
Ian earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in electrical engineering. Before becoming a lawyer, Ian worked as a senior electronics engineer developing missile launching systems for a global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company.
Represents PerkinElmer, Inc. and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. in a 26-patent dispute against Sony relating to research instruments and software. (Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., et al. v. Sony Corporation of America, et al.)
Represents Serta Simmons in a three-patent case brought against Casper Sleep (Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC et al. v. Casper Sleep Inc.)
Represented AM General in a trademark and trade dress action brought against Activision Blizzard (AM General LLC v. Activision Blizzard, Inc. et al.)
Represents Contour IP Holding in a Federal Circuit appeal filed by GoPro
Represents iOnRoad in a Federal Circuit appeal filed by Mobileye
Successfully defended at final written decision 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)
Represented AM General LLC in an eight-patent dispute related to starting systems for diesel-powered vehicles (UUSI, LLC and Oldnar Corp. v. The United States, AM General LLC)
Obtained inter partes review final written decision finding all challenged claims unpatentable on behalf of petitioner AM General
Represented Contour against GoPro in a patent infringement lawsuit related to wearable digital video cameras (Contour IP Holding, LLC, et al. v. GoPro, Inc.)
Defended Michael Todd adverse to Pacific Bioscience Laboratories in an ITC investigation relating to sonic skincare brushes, obtaining favorable settlement*
Defended Spansion in multiple ITC investigations adverse to Macronix, relating to patents directed to features of and the fabrication of flash memory devices*
Defended leading Korean electronics company in an ITC investigation brought by InterDigital, relating to patents directed to cellular telephones and tablets*
Served as counsel for AMX (petitioner) on three IPRs related to lighting control systems*
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
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