Nick Schuneman - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Nick Schuneman advises clients in a broad range of intellectual property matters, with a particular focus on patent infringement litigation. He partners with his clients to develop forward-thinking litigation strategies and guides them through every stage of litigation, from pre-trial through appeal and settlement. Nick also advises on licensing matters and post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Results


  • Represented major semiconductor company in patent infringement lawsuit, taking lead on technical defenses and claim construction
  • Represented major computer company in patent infringement lawsuit, including inter partes review, pre-trial strategy, and post-trial and appeal strategy
  • Represented major semiconductor company in patent infringement dispute spanning several federal district court actions and inter partes review proceedings at the USPTO*
  • Secured a favorable jury verdict of noninfringement on behalf of a major telecommunications company in a patent infringement suit in the Eastern District of Texas*
  • Represented a major telecommunications company in a large patent infringement litigation involving 19 patents, including discovery, claim construction, expert depositions, summary judgment briefing and strategic planning*

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Recognitions


  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010 to 2011

Community


  • Austin Intellectual Property Inn of Court, executive committee member

Credentials


Education
Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 2006
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MS, Electrical Engineering, 2000
The University of Texas, BS, Electrical Engineering, with highest honors, 1998

Courts/Agencies
US Patent and Trademark Office
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas

Admissions
Texas