patent infringement

Possessing a keen understanding of and knowledge in the science and technology sectors, IPLL provides clients counseling in all advanced areas of technology. Our patent law-related services are cutting-edge, and our understanding of technology matters is unsurpassed. Our patent expertise includes patent searching; drafting and filing; prosecution; infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate analyses and opinions; due diligence investigations and analytical reviews; Post Grant Proceedings; conducting complex IP audits; establishing in-house patent




Licensing and IP Transactions

IPLL’s intellectual property (IP) transactions lawyers have extensive experience involving the creation, use, licensing and transfer of technology and IP for both domestic and cross-border transactions. We assist all ranges of companies, from startups to multinational corporations, to structure and negotiate sole IP transactions, as well as develop and transact related contractual relationships. Included in our knowledge purview are IP licenses, R&D arrangements, development and co-development relationships, information technology partnerships,




Intellectual Property

IPLL’s intellectual property practice area includes attorneys and legal assistants with multiple decades of IP experience who have distinguished themselves in the profession. Holding advanced degrees and bringing years of industry experience in cutting-edge scientific disciplines, our counsel have represented clients throughout the world in IP procurement, prosecution, registration, licensing, technology transfer and litigation. As counsel, we are partners with high technology, life sciences and media corporations to secure and




Litigation and Appeals

IPLL’s Litigation and Appeals practice is a leader across the business and technology sectors. Our attorneys possessing a long track record of achievement in complex commercial disputes, where the stakes are exceedingly high. We also bring exceptional industry knowledge and provide leading edge advice. With experienced trial and appellate lawyers, we litigate and win commercial disputes across multiple industries and geographies. Our value proposition is a holistic approach combined with




Wireless Recognition Technologies LLC Litigation 2010

Wireless Recognition Technologies LLC v. A9.com, Amazon.com, Inc., Google, Inc., Nokia, Inc. and Ricoh Innovations, Inc., No. 3:12-CV-01217 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 12, 2012), transferred from No. 2:10-CV-00364 (E.D. Tex. Sep. 14, 2010); Wireless Recognition Technologies LLC v. Nokia Corporation and Ricoh Company, Ltd., No. 5:12-CV-01218 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 12, 2012), transferred from No. 2:10-CV-00365 (E.D. Tex. Sep. 14, 2010); Wireless Recognition Technologies LLC v. A9.com, Amazon.com, Inc., Google, Inc., Nokia,




UTStarcom, Inc. v. Starent Networks Corp.

UTStarcom, Inc. v. Starent Networks Corp., No. 1:07-CV-02582 (N.D. Ill. May 8, 2007). Representation of plaintiff UTStarcom, a global leader in the manufacture of IP-based solutions and end-to-end telecommunications networking in misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, and patent infringement relating to geographically mapped telephone routing methods and systems.




Network Gateway Solutions, LLC Litigation 2009

Network Gateway Solutions, LLC v. Adtran, Inc., Audiocodes Ltd., Audiocodes Inc., Avaya Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Genband Inc., Juniper Networks,Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Media5 Corporation, Mediatrix Telecom Inc., Metaswitch Inc., Mitel Networks Corporation, Mitel Networks Inc., Multi-Tech Systems Inc., Patton Electronics Co., Quintum Technologies LLC, Siemens AG, Siemens Corporation, Sonus Networks Inc. and Zhone Technologies Inc., No. 1:2009-CV-00667 (D. Del. Sep. 4, 2009). Representation of defendants Media5 Corporation and




Morningware, Inc. v. Hearthware Home Products, Inc.

Morningware, Inc. v. Hearthware Home Products, Inc., No. 1:2009-CV-04348 (N.D. Ill. July 20, 2009). Representation of defendant/counterclaimant in action involving infringement of patent directed to cookware technology, trade dress infringement, unfair competition and product disparagement under § 43(a) of the Lanham Act, deceptive trade practices under Illinois state law, common law unfair competition and commercial disparagement.