Nickou Oskoui focuses his practice on corporate transactional matters.

Nickou has in-depth experience in the technology industry, particularly in evaluating new research and technology disclosures for potential commercialization, intellectual property protection and licensing. Prior to joining McDermott, he designed client specific solutions and tools to facilitate the processing and loading of electronic data discovery. Nickou is also experienced in all pre-trial aspects of patent and trade secrets litigation. He is skilled in developing litigation strategy, managing discovery, drafting and arguing motions, performing IP diligence reviews and counseling clients on issues related trademarks and cybersecurity.

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  • Represented a defendant and secured transfer to a more favorable venue in a patent infringement case initiated by sovereign patent fund and involving transistor structures and interconnects for semiconductor devices*
  • Represented a consumer electronics company in securing a dismissal in a contract and patent dispute involving ergonomic computer peripherals*
  • Performed freedom-to-operate analysis for purposes of advising an energy company’s acquisition of construction technology company*
  • Represented an in-flight catering company in licensing of software components*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.


University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2009
University of Texas at Austin, BS, 2001


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US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US Patent and Trademark Office

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