PRACTICE AREASPatent Litigation
Inter Partes Review
- The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1994).
- Rice University (B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. in Philosophy, 1991).
LICENSES & ADMISSIONS
- Licensed to practice in Texas
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
- Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Council Member, State Bar of Texas IP Law Section
- Past Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
- Texas UT IP Journal Committee
- Texas Bar Fellow
- Austin Bar Association
- Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
- Board, Austin Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
- Articles, Links and Details
Preservation Technologies Patent Infringement Litigation (W.D. Tex., C.D. Cal., & D. Del.)
Representing Preservation Technologies in enforcement of patents developed by the University of Southern California relating to architecture and techniques for indexing, accessing, distributing, and surveying multimedia data. Attained favorable settlements in prior actions against multiple accused infringers, including Netflix, DISH, Facebook, Sony, and Hulu, after securing favorable discovery and pleading-stage rulings.
KlausTech, LLC v. Google LLC (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Trial counsel for KlausTech in action alleging Google’s infringement of a patent claiming a process for Internet advertising on websites and mobile applications. Case settled favorably after DiNovo Price defeated two motions to dismiss and an invalidity challenge during claims construction. Also represented KlausTech on appeal of prior patent infringement action against Google.
Appliance Computing III, Inc. d/b/a Surefield v. Redfin Corp. (W.D. Tex.)
Trial counsel for Surefield in a jury trial alleging Redfin’s infringement of patents related to 3D virtual tour technology, after successfully defeating related inter partes petitions.
Human Differential Intelligence, LLC Patent Litigation (W.D. Tex.)
Represented Human Differential Intelligence in enforcement of patents relating to CAPTCHAs; cases settled favorably after DiNovo Price obtained claims construction order in its favor and defeated multiple motions to dismiss.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG v. Altera Corp., Xilinx, Inc. (Fed. Cir., N.D. Cal., & D. Del.)
Represented Papst in enforcement of patents related to generating and verifying tests for memory devices. Obtained dismissal of declaratory judgment action brought by accused infringer and represented patent owner in appeals of dismissal and patentability pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 101.
Digital Reg of Texas, LLC v. Adobe Systems Inc. et al. (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Represented Digital Reg in action alleging infringement of patents related to digital rights management, including a jury trial and subsequent appeal against Adobe. Attained multiple favorable settlements.
Software Rights Archive, LLC v. Facebook, Inc. (Fed. Cir., PTAB, & N.D. Cal.)
Represented Software Rights Archive in enforcement of patents relating to internet search technology and algorithms resulting in multiple favorable settlements; PTAB issued favorable final written decision in inter partes review proceeding affirming validity of infringed claims that was overturned on appeal in a 2-1 decision.
Infinity Computer Products, Inc. v. Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal., E.D. Pa., D. Del., E.D.N.Y., & E.D. Ky.)
Trial and appellate counsel for Infinity Computer Products in litigations enforcing patents related to methods for transferring print and scan data between a fax machine and computer; attained favorable settlement.
Bandspeed, Inc. v. Broadcom Corp., et al. (W.D. Tex.)
Represented plaintiff hardware company in a patent litigation relating to Bluetooth communications against numerous integrated circuit manufacturers. The matter settled favorably for confidential sums.
Parity Networks LLC v. Nokia Solutions and Networks US, LLC, et al. (E.D. Tex.)
Represented computer networking client in series of infringement cases implicating multiple patent families relating to switching and routing technology and protocols.
TecSec, Incorporated v. Microsoft Corporation, et al. (E.D. Va.)
Represented patent owner in case involving allegations of patent infringement regarding data encryption, breach of contract, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation.
Norman IP Holdings, LLC v. Lexmark International, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.)
Handled highly-successful enforcement effort regarding portfolio of microprocessor and power control patents.
eWatch, Inc. v. Apple Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.)
Represented plaintiff hardware and software company in patent litigation relating to image capture, storage, and transmission against numerous manufacturers of camera phones. The matter settled favorably for confidential sums.
No Magic, Inc. v. Thales E-Security, Inc. (E.D. Tex.)
Represent plaintiff software company in patent litigation relating to data encryption against several manufacturers of hardware security modules.
ComCam International, Inc. v. AT&T Corp., et al. (E.D. Tex.)
Represent patent owner in patent litigation relating to video-based monitoring systems against several manufacturers and providers of home security systems.
Futurevision.com, LLC. v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex., D. Del.)
Represented pioneering interactive television service provider in patent litigation against leading service providers.
Cell and Network Selection LLC v. AT&T Inc. (E.D. Tex.)
Represented technology company in enforcing patents relating to cellular tower selection by mobile phones.
Bandspeed, Inc. v. Sony Electronics, Inc., et al. (W.D. Tex.)
Represented plaintiff hardware company in patent and antitrust litigation relating to Bluetooth communications against 45 hardware manufacturers and a standards setting organization. The matter settled favorably for confidential sums.