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
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.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., K.G. v. Apple, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex., PTAB, Fed. Cir.)
Trial and appellate counsel for Papst enforcing patents related to high data rate, device-independent information transfer against multiple cell phone manufacturers. Trial court denied motion to transfer venue and appeal court denied mandamus. DiNovo Price navigated the filing of twenty-three (23) IPRs of data transfer technology patents by nine (9) accused infringers, securing non-institution of many petitions and resulting in survival of patentable claims asserted in litigation. Obtained a $5.9 million jury verdict against Samsung and settled favorably while appeal pending.
Thomas C. Sisoian v. International Business Machines Corp. (W.D. Tex.)
Represented Thomas C. Sisoian in an action for misappropriation of trade secrets relating to adaptive object-model software by former employee. Attained a favorable settlement after defeating IBM’s summary judgment motion.
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.
In re Dental Supplies Antitrust Litigation (E.D.N.Y.)
Represented plaintiff class of dental practices and laboratories against the three largest dental supply and equipment distributors in the United States, alleging the distributors fixed price margins, pressured manufacturers to boycott competitors, and agreed not to poach each other’s employees. District court approved cash settlement of $80 million on behalf of class members.
In re German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.)
Represented plaintiff in putative indirect purchaser class action on behalf of vehicle purchasers against Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volkswagen and related entities, alleging that these German vehicle manufacturers coordinated on costs, prices, suppliers, technical development, and other competitive aspects in violation of both federal and state antitrust laws and consumer protection statutes.
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. 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.
Maxient, LLC v. Symplicity Corp., et al. (E.D. Virginia)
Represented startup company in enforcing software trade secrets against larger rival.