When an organization’s livelihood rests on its IP, the ability to litigate effectively is crucial. Our clients tell us that the depth and breadth of our technical expertise, combined with our proven trial skills and strong industry knowledge, make Maschoff Brennan their first choice for patent litigation.

Maschoff Brennan litigators have decades of experience litigating the most complex patent cases combined with a deep understanding of patent law and a quick grasp of technology. We have handled complex cases involving a variety of cutting-edge technologies, such as smartphones, programmable logic devices, semiconductors, medical devices, supercomputers, LCD and plasma display devices, LED lighting, computer software, networking technologies, pharmaceutical development tools, biological therapeutics and diagnostics, molecular genetics, metabolomics, and bioinformatics.

Our patent litigators are creative and devise resolution strategies often overlooked. We understand the subtleties of Patent Office procedure and the nuanced technological distinctions of patented inventions and purported inventions from a wide range of complex prior art that is often impactful and even dispositive in many cases.

Our clients also benefit from Maschoff Brennan’s highly collaborative culture. Our litigators handle each matter in close collaboration with our patent prosecutors, who help shape our winning litigation strategies. Our alternative dispute resolution experts help to design pathways to fast and efficient resolution, and our licensing specialists structure settlement agreements that make the most business sense to our clients.

We represent clients in federal and state trial courts throughout the United States, the Supreme Court of the United States, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States International Trade Commission, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, and numerous arbitration and mediation boards and panels. Our United States experience includes venues known for patent litigation, including the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Northern and Central Districts of California, and the Southern District of New York.

In addition, our patent litigation team has led a successful inter partes and ex partes practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Maschoff Brennan attorneys advise clients on the merits and desirability of instituting parallel proceedings before the USPTO related to cases proceeding in federal district courts.