Patent Litigation

Many of the world’s premier companies rely on Weil’s patent litigation expertise to navigate the ever-changing patent landscape. Our lawyers are at the forefront of major representations that are transforming the technology and life sciences industries.

“Intellectual Property Firm of the Year” — Benchmark Litigation 2017

Notable Representations, Key Contacts

“[Weil] has been handling high-stakes patent litigation since before this became fashionable – years of experience give its lawyers a natural feel for how judges in different venues might respond to various arguments and approaches.” — IAM Patent 1000

Our litigators have a great track record in patent cases across all the major venues in the United States. We effectively advance our clients’ objectives, whether those are winning a dispute in court or negotiating an advantageous license. Our team provides clients with experience across multiple sectors, including semiconductors, high tech, telecom, pharmaceutical and biotechnology therapeutics, biotechnology research tools, medical devices, chemicals, manufacturing, and consumer products.

Integrated, Full-Service Patent Dispute Practice

Attorneys in the Patent Litigation group have extensive experience litigating and trying cases in all the major patent venues. We understand the landscape in each court and tribunal; this deep knowledge gives our clients a strategic advantage in high-stakes proceedings. Our patent litigators regularly represent clients in:

  • U.S. District Courts: Our litigators have extensive experience, and have achieved significant wins, in the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Texas, the Northern and Central Districts of California, the Eastern District of Virginia, the District of New Jersey, and others.
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals: Clients rely on Weil’s patent appeals practice for its experience, acumen, and ability to deliver win after win in the Federal Circuit.
  • U.S. International Trade Commission: Our lawyers regularly represent clients in high-stakes investigations under the ITC’s fast-paced procedures.
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board: We regularly work with clients on challenges to the validity of patents at the PTAB, in Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post-Grant Review, and Covered Business Method Review proceedings, both as Patent Owners and Petitioners.
  • IP Due Diligence: We offer a multidisciplinary Strategic IP Counseling group that focuses on patent portfolio analysis, pre-dispute counseling and investigations, and IP transactions.

The Team’s Technical Depth

Recognized as a go-to firm for high-stakes patent litigation, we offer a deep bench of litigators with diverse technical and scientific backgrounds, including graduate and undergraduate degrees in: electrical engineering, physics, mechanical engineering, computer science, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology.

Selected Representations

Illumina

T-Mobile

Altria

General Electric

Key Contacts

Jared Bobrow

Jared Bobrow

Partner

Silicon Valley


Brian E. Ferguson

Brian E. Ferguson

Partner

Washington, D.C.

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