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Patent Litigation


In recent years, the ease of inventing and going to market has created a competitive global marketplace. Under these conditions, it has never been more important to protect and enforce your valuable patent assets throughout the IP lifecycle to preserve your edge and safeguard your bottom line and business value.

To mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunity to advance your business goals, you need a partner in the courtroom and the boardroom. That’s our bread and butter. We assemble the best team possible for the matter at hand to deliver business-driven solutions for existing problems and innovative strategies to help you stay ahead of the competition.

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Our team has handled more than 225 patent cases in the last 5 years in US District Courts.

  • Represented a telecommunications company before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which vacated a lower court ruling that the case should stay in the Eastern District of Texas. The decision was a win for defendants looking to move patent infringement cases to a different court
  • BlackBerry in several patent infringement cases, including:
  • A complete victory for the client following a two-week trial involving a three-patent suit, which resulted in the jury finding all three patents not infringed and invalid. NXP B.V. v. BlackBerry Limited, et al., Case
    No. 6-12-cv-00498 (Middle District of Florida).
  • A successful defense where the case settled favorably for our client the evening before closing arguments. Innovative Sonic Ltd. v. BlackBerry (f/k/a Research In Motion Ltd) et al., Case No.6-10-cv-00455 (Northern District of Texas).

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William Gaede

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