Representative Clients

IBM

Schlumberger

National Oilwell Varco

Hewlett Packard Inc.

Sprint

Texas Instruments

Huawei

Elbit Systems of America

Triton Digital

FutureWei

ON Semiconductor

Blackberry

Texas Heart Institute

Baylor College of Medicine

Honeywell

Texas A&M University

Daniel Industries

University of Houston

Representative Cases

  • Adiscov, L.L.C. v. Kroll Ontrack, Inc.

    (ED Texas)

    We represented the co-defendant Engenium in a patent case involving document searching using artificial intelligence. We located “dead on” prior art, which forced the plaintiff to dismiss the shortly after discovery was opened.

  • Baker Hughes Inc. v. Daniel S. Homa, et al.

    (SD Texas)

    We represented all defendants in TRO and preliminary injunction proceedings in a trade secrets and breach of contract action involving fiber optic cable manufacturing technology. We successfully narrowed the TRO injunction in order to permit our clients continued operations.

  • Duhn Oil Tool, Inc. v. Cameron Int’l Corp.

    (ED California; Federal Circuit)

    We represented defendant Cameron in a trial and on appeal of a patent infringement case involving frac mandrels used for fracing gas wells. The district court and jury invalidated all asserted patent claims as anticipated and/or obvious

  • Ericsson, Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures

    (PTAB)

    We represented petitioner Ericsson in filing six petitions for IPR challenging claims in four patents asserted in a parallel district court litigation. We successfully invalidated all asserted claims in three of the four patents, and IV dismissed the fourth patent from the litigation with prejudice.

  • IP Innovation, LLC v. Thomson Learning, Inc., et al.

    (WD Texas)

    We represented the defendant in a patent infringement case involving software for online teaching. We obtained an early summary judgment of no infringement before discovery was ever opened.

  • Jeremy Argue v. Triton Digital, Inc. et al.

    (WD Pennsylvania)

    We represented the defendant Triton Digital in a patent and tort case brought by a former employee involving software for managing audio for publishers and advertisers. We successfully obtained complete summary judgment against the plaintiff.

  • One Shot Shooting Products, LLC v. Hunter's Specialties, Inc. et al.

    (ED Texas)

    We represented defendants Hunter’s Specialties and Peak Rock Capital, LLC in a patent infringement case involving a bipod rifle support. Our early prior art search found “dead-on” prior art, causing plaintiff to voluntarily dismiss the case with prejudice.

  • OnSite Technology, LLC vs. DuraTherm, Inc., et al.

    (SD Texas)

    We represented the plaintiff patent owner in an infringement case involving hazardous waste treatments. At trial, we obtained a jury verdict of willful infringement, treble damages, and attorney’s fees, totaling nearly $9 million.

  • MASS Engineered Design, Inc. v. Ergotron Corp. et al.

    (ED Texas)

    We represented the plaintiff MASS in a patent case involving computer display systems. With our co-counsel from Susman Godfrey, we successfully obtained a verdict of willful infringement and damages of $3 million.