Our patent litigators handle high-profile cases throughout the United States, opposing lawyers from the largest national firms. We prepare and try cases in a wide range of technologies, including gene expression, LED lighting, pharmaceuticals, electronic medical records, software, and computer chip manufacturing, among others. Our litigation practice also includes invalidity challenges and patentee defense before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Our trademark, copyright, trade dress, and trade secret litigation experience is equally extensive. We have won jury trials and obtained favorable settlements and judgments in diverse industries, including music, consumer products, food and beverage, fashion, and footwear. Our litigation team also practices before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, handling registrability, opposition, and cancellation proceedings.

Firm Highlights

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Trademark Litigation: Consumer Goods

Represented three defendants against trademark owner in long-running dispute. Successfully briefed early motion to dismiss on all non-trademark claims against the defendants. First-chaired trial of trademark claims leading to a successful decision invaliding all...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended regional telecommunications provider against non-practicing entity with patents related to modem design and operation. Developed exhaustion argument based on prior licensing activity. Also successfully opposed non-practicing entity’s motion to consolidate cases under Multi-District...

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against non-practicing entity on patents relating to TLED design. Developed early non-infringement positions which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement.

News

Verrill Trial Attorneys Once Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” in Benchmark Litigation 2021 Edition

(January 14, 2020) – Eight Verrill attorneys have again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 edition. In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha...

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Represented national lighting manufacturer in Section 337 investigation before the International Trade Commission. Developed early invalidity position, which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement prior to summary determination.

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended integrated design environment (“IDE”) producer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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Patent Litigation: Electronic Health Records

Defended electronic health record (“EHR”) software producer in patent dispute involving a non-practicing entity and patents related to database design and operation. Filed an early motion to dismiss based upon subject matter eligibility under...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended national telecommunications provider in patent dispute involving patents related to standard-essential DSL technology. Developed unenforceability defense as well as defense based on patent troll’s failure to offer fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory royalty rate...

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against competitor with patents relating to LED lighting and driver design. Briefed Markman . Also filed successful IPR petitions against asserted patents (each petition instituted on all challenged claims). Case...

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended semiconductor designer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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