Intellectual Property Litigation
Companies today compete in an increasingly technical and complex world. Our attorneys have significant experience litigating cases involving intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret). We have represented Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and select individuals in the internet, software, network, and hardware space. One of our founders is licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
We regularly work with industry-recognized experts and are particularly practical and concise in explaining complex technologies to judges and juries encountering such issues for the first time – a critical element to winning your case.
Axcel Attorneys Have Handled the Following Representative Matters:
Agere Systems, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (E.D. Tex.) Represented defendant Samsung in litigation relating to over 35 patents in the field of semiconductor fabrication, including preferred methods of junction design. Prepared invalidity contentions based on prior art. Prepared noninfringement contentions based on meetings with clients and product literature.
Board of Regents of the University of Texas v. BenQ et al. (W.D. Tex.) Represented more than twenty mobile and smartphone manufacturers (including Samsung, Motorola, Sony, and LG) in patent infringement action involving predictive text messaging software.
Girafa.com, Inc. v. IAC Search & Media, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) Represented defendant IAC Search & Media (owner of Ask.com) in patent litigation relating to Ask.com’s search results preview technology and graphical user interface.
LeCroy Corp. v. SerialTek, LLC et al. (Del. Chancery)
Represented start-up company SerialTek against market leader’s allegations of unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation.
Software Rights Archive, LLC v. IAC Search & Media, Inc. (E.D. Tex.) Represented defendant IAC Search & Media (owner of Ask.com) in patent litigation relating to search engine algorithms.
Riverbed Technology, Inc. v. Quantum Corp. (N.D. Cal.)
Represented Riverbed in patent dispute against Quantum involving data deduplication appliance technology.
General Electric Company v. DR Systems, Inc. (E.D.N.Y. and S.D.N.Y.) Represented GE and GE Medical Systems in case involving six separate patents for computer networks for 3-D processing, linking, compressing, storing, and retrieving radiological images.