As part of our Intellectual Property Litigation practice, we provide patent litigation services.
We represent plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation throughout the country and across a wide array of industries. Patent litigation can involve a large number of technologies. Therefore, it's important to seek counsel with technical experience, trial skills, and industry knowledge to handle litigation of patent matters. Patent related litigation is more than just a legal issue—it is also a business issue. How you handle patent litigation can significantly impact your business going forward.
Patent Infringement and Patent Litigation Services
When addressing patent infringement, counsel should the knowledge necessary to understand the technology in dispute. Our patent attorneys are licensed before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and have knowledge of patent technology spanning various industries.
Companies often chose to have patent litigation tried before a jury. Therefore, patent litigators should able to explain complicated technical issues in a clear and concise manner. Making the technology both understandable and approachable is a skill that requires the right combination of technical knowledge, effective communication skills, and advanced litigation experience.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Intellectual property (IP) litigation, including patent litigation, does not require a huge army of attorneys and support staff. It is more important to have the right team with the right experience to effectively protect your business interests. Staffing of cases efficiently helps ensure clients receive cost-effective representation. It is also important to have people with the technical skills necessary to support the trial team. It is also important to analyze the case at every stage. Often, intellectual property litigation can be resolved before trial. For example, through summary judgment, mediation or other alternative dispute resolution methods.
Our IP litigation attorneys provide counseling on patent litigation services to determine the best options for your business.
Local Counsel for Patent Litigation Matters
As part of our patent litigation services, we also act as local counsel for out-of-state plaintiffs and defendants. We handle patent disputes in Texas federal district courts, including the most active forum for patent litigation, the Eastern District of Texas. See our Local Counsel page for more information regarding our services. If you have a patent case in the Eastern District of Texas or the Northern District of Texas, see our white papers Eastern District Texas Patent Rules: Diagram & Checklist and Texas Patent Rules Northern District: Diagram & Checklist for more detail on Texas Local Patent Rules as well as a diagram of each set of rules and a downloadable checklist. For the local patent rules, see the following pages - Eastern District of Texas Local Patent Rules, Northern District of Texas Local Patent Rules, and Southern District of Texas Local Patent Rules.