Brett J. Thompsen - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Brett J. Thompsen advises clients on a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, patent post-grant trials and patent prosecution. He has extensive experience litigating complex patent disputes across the country, including in district courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Brett represents clients in a wide variety of fields spanning semiconductor manufacturing and design, power conversion, telecommunications hardware and standards, computer hardware and software, e-commerce, fossil energy production, and medical devices.

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Results


  • Represented major electronics manufacturer in defense of patent infringement dispute, including leading non-infringement analysis, claim construction, and inter partes review strategy
  • Represented major semiconductor company in competitor versus competitor patent-infringement dispute, taking lead on technical analysis of offensive and defensive cases*
  • Represented major semiconductor company in patent infringement dispute spanning multiple federal district court actions and inter partes review proceedings at the USPTO*
  • Represented a large energy company in multiple inter partes review proceedings at the at the USPTO*
  • Advised a medical device company on the management of its patent program and the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications
  • Advised a financial technology company on the management of its patent program and the preparation and prosecution of domestic patent applications
  • Advised a large energy company on the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications*
  • Provided litigation defense in district court for a large telecommunications company*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott

Credentials


Education
The University of Texas, JD, with honors, 2010
Northern Arizona University, BS, Electrical Engineering, Tau Beta Pi, 2000

Admissions
Texas

Courts/Agencies
US Patent and Trademark Office
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