PRACTICE AREASPatent Litigation
Inter Partes Review
- University of Wisconsin, Madison (J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2006)
- University of British Columbia (B.A. (Hons.), 2000), Economics
- Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Susan Richard Nelson, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2006-2007
LICENSES & ADMISSIONS
- Licensed in Texas
- United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
- United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
- State Bar of Texas
- Austin Bar Association
- American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
District Court for Western District of Texas Denies Realtek’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction11/09/2022
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client Bandspeed, LLC (“Bandspeed”). On October 13, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, denied the motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction of defendant Realtek Semiconductor Corporation (“Realtek”), finding that plaintiff Bandspeed had “made a prima facie showing that Realtek is subject to personal jurisdiction by this court under Rule 4(k)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.”
“World Of Warcraft Patent Case Settles Ahead Of Texas Trial,” Law36002/22/2022 | Law360
Blizzard Entertainment said it has settled claims that popular games like World of Warcraft and Diablo infringe a Luxembourg company's patents, notifying a Texas federal court of the deal just a day before the trial was set to kick off.
“Blizzard Can’t Beat Networking Patent Infringement Suit,” Law36001/19/2022 | Law360
A Texas federal judge denied a summary judgment bid from incoming Microsoft subsidiary Blizzard Entertainment Inc. on Wednesday, rejecting its attempt to escape a suit accusing it of infringing a networking patent.
PTAB Victory Against NetApp, Inc. on Behalf of KOM Software, Inc. Relating to Patents on Restricting Access to a Storage Medium09/22/2020
DiNovo Price is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of our client KOM Software, Inc (“KOM”). On August 17, 2020 and September 22, 2020, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) issued its final written decisions on three petitions for inter partes review filed by NetApp, Inc. against KOM’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,654,864 and 9,361,243 relating to restricting access to a storage medium. The PTAB found that multiple claims of U.S. Patent 6,654,864 and U.S. Patent 9,361,243 “have not been shown to be unpatentable."
“Fed. Circ. Revives Amazon Networking Suit in Texas,” Law36007/08/2020 | Law360
A Federal Circuit panel on Wednesday partly rebooted a patent infringement suit against Amazon.com Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment Inc., ruling that a Texas federal judge wrongly deemed certain claims indefinite when their scope and meaning are “reasonably ascertainable by a skilled artisan.”
“Samsung Loses Bid To Sink $5.9M Data-Transfer IP Verdict,” Law36009/03/2019 | Law360
Samsung can't throw out a jury's $5.9 million infringement verdict over claims its tablets and smartphones infringe a German company's patent on data transfers, a Texas federal judge ruled, saying there's substantial evidence to support the jury's finding and that courts should be "especially deferential" to a jury's verdict.
"Dentists Extract $80M From Supply Cos. In Antitrust Deal," Law36006/25/2019 | Law360
The final approval on the deal comes years after dentists first launched a series of litigation accusing three dominant distributors of artificially inflating prices.
"Samsung Infringed Licensing Co.’s Patent, Owes $5.9M," Law36011/07/2018
An Eastern District of Texas jury has slapped Samsung with a $5.9 million verdict, finding it infringed two claims of German intellectual property licensing company Papst’s patent covering data transfers that occur in smartphones and tablets.
DiNovo Price Appears on Behalf of Plaintiffs in German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation11/08/2017
DiNovo Price LLP attorneys Christopher Goodpastor, Nicole Glauser, and Gabriel Gervey appeared on behalf of Lonny Gold and Glen Reder, proposed lead Plaintiffs for a putative class of consumer vehicle purchasers and lessees in In re German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
In re Dental Supplies Antitrust Litigation: Plaintiffs Defeat Henry Schein, Patterson Dental and Benco Motions to Dismiss09/28/2016
In In re Dental Supplies Antitrust Litigation, Putative Class Plaintiff dental practices and dental labs defeated the respective motions to dismiss of defendants Henry Schein, Patterson Dental and Benco.
DiNovo Price Files Dental Supplies Antitrust Class Action01/21/2016
DiNovo Price LLP filed a proposed antitrust class action on behalf of dental practices and laboratories alleging that the three largest U.S. distributors of dental supplies and equipment fixed price margins, pressured manufacturers to boycott competitors, and agreed not to poach each other’s employees.