Building on a reputation for the highest quality first chair patent litigators, and working in cooperation with nationally known litigators serving as our local counsel, IPLL brings extensive expertise in handling complex patent litigations, as well as mediation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution. IPLL’s patent litigators themselves possess advanced technology degrees and industry experience, and collaborate with experts across multiple industries, including Biotechnology, Chemical, Clean and Green Technology, Communications, Electronic and Information Technology, Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Nanotechnology and Pharmaceuticals.
Our patent litigators possess decades of experience, and an understanding of technology and patent procurement, prosecution and licensing frankly unique in the field. Our patent litigators’ own acumen in the High Technologies and Life Sciences makes them adept at drawing upon a pool of talented scientists and engineers to create sound strategies for complex enforcement actions.
IPLL’s patent litigation practice is also aided by trial attorneys possessing unsurpassed experience and expertise in numerous complex law sectors, including commercial, regulatory, unfair trade practice, entertainment/sports-related and technology-related cases in state and federal court, and in civil and criminal investigations by government regulatory authorities.
Our patent litigation practice is principally before the US district courts and numerous additional patent venues:
• U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas (Marshall and Tyler, TX), Virginia (Alexandria, VA), and numerous other forums widely used by plaintiffs for quick resolution of federal lawsuits.
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the federal appeals court having exclusive jurisdiction over patent appeals taken from any district court throughout the United States.
• U.S. International Trade Commission, the federal tribunal having exclusive jurisdiction for the exclusion of foreign imports that infringe U.S. intellectual property rights.
• Tribunals of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, tasked with party disputes with the USPTO regarding examination, reissue and Post Grant Proceedings, regarding owners of interfering patents and disputes involving U.S. trademark rights.