Representative Experience

Representing Complainant Millennium Dental Technologies regarding false advertising and alleged violations of importation. Complaint was withdrawn and dismissed. (Certain Periodontal Laser Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1070).


Representing respondents The Black & Decker Corporation, Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., bObsweep, Inc., bObsweep USA, Hoover Inc., Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co. d/b/a TTi Floor Care North America, Inc. and Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. Regarding alleged infringement of Complainant iRobot’s patents. (Certain Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Such As Spare Parts, Inv. No. 337-TA-1057).


Representing Complainants Ivoclar Vivadent A; Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and Ardent Inc. regarding alleged infringement of Ivoclar’s patents. Currently pending. (Certain Dental Ceramics, Products Thereof, and Methods of Making the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1050).

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  • Represented co-Respondent Sigma Designs Inc. regarding alleged patent infringement of system of chip (SoC) devices used in televisions. Initial Determination found no violation of section 337 had occurred. (Certain Semiconductor Devices and Consumer Audiovisual Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1047).
  • Representing complainants Select Comfort Corp. and Select Comfort SC Corp. in a patent infringement case. Currently pending (Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-999).
  • Achieved an Exclusion Order for complainants Select Comfort Corp. and Select Comfort SC Corp. regarding alleged infringement of Sleep Number Bed patents (Certain Air Mattress Systems, Components Thereof, and Methods of Using the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-971).
  • Representing complainant Everi Payments Inc. in a patent infringement case. Currently pending (Certain Automatic Teller Machines and Point of Sale Devices and Associated Software Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-958).
  • Representing respondents MasterImage 3D Inc. and MasterImage Asia LLC in a patent infringement case (Certain Three-Dimensional Cinema Systems, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-939).
  • Represented U.S. respondents whose industrial products were accused of design patent and trademark infringement. Achieved favorable pretrial settlement (Certain Light Reflectors and Components, Packaging, and Related Advertising Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-924).
  • Achieved favorable settlement for Respondents ZTE Corp. and ZTE (USA) Inc. in a patent infringement case (Certain Wireless Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Tablets II, Inv. No. 337-TA-905).
  • Achieved favorable settlement for Respondents ZTE Corp. and ZTE (USA) Inc. in a patent infringement case (Certain Consumer Electronics with Display and Processing Capabilities, Inv. No. 337-TA-884).
  • Represented TuneIn Inc. and Location Labs LLC in a patent infringement case. (Certain Digital Media Devices, Including Televisions, Blu-Ray Disc Players, Home Theater Systems, Tablets and Mobile Phones, Components Thereof and Associated Software, Inv. No. 337-TA-882).
  • Represented Intervenors BMC Medical and 3B Medical in a patent infringement case (Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-879).
  • Represented Respondent Black & Decker (U.S.), Inc. in a patent infringement case (Certain Microelectromechanical Systems (“MEMS Devices”) and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-876).
  • Represented subpoenaed third party AGI in a patent infringement case (Certain Products Having Laminated Packaging, Laminated Packaging, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-874).
  • Achieved favorable settlement for Respondents Fellowes Inc. and Body Glove International LLC in a patent infringement case (Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-861).
  • Won complete victory for Chinese communications giant ZTE Corp. and ZTE (USA) Inc. accused of infringing a nonpracticing entity’s image software patents (Certain Electronic Imaging Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-850).
  • Negotiated patent infringement case settlement for Respondents Archos Inc. and Archos S.A. (Certain Electronic Devices Having a Retractable USB Connector, Inv. No. 337-TA-843).
  • Represented Complainant Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. in a patent infringement case (Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same Including Televisions, Inv. No. 337-TA-822).
  • Provided representation in patent infringement case (Certain Automotive GPS Navigation Systems, Components thereof, and Products Containing the Same, 337-TA-814).
  • Provided representation in patent infringement case (Certain Universal Serial Bus (“USB”) Portable Storage Devices, Including USB Flash Drives and Components Thereof, 337-TA-788).
  • Represented Complainant Freescale Semiconductor Inc. in a case that involved four Respondents and one asserted patent. (Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same Including Televisions, Inv. No. 337-TA-786).
  • Handled patent infringement case involving a major computer company (Certain Set-Top Boxes, and Hardware and Software Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-761).
  • Represented Requestor Pass & Seymour Inc. and Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc. in an Enforcement proceeding in a patent infringement case. (Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-739).

Practice Area Highlights

Ranked in Chambers USA for Intellectual Property in Northern Virginia (Band 2) and two IP partners ranked in Northern Virginia (2018).


Recognized nationally as a top-tier firm for IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, Copyright Law, and Trademark Law by S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers (2019).


Ranked by The Legal 500 U.S. in patent prosecution, including reexamination and post-grant proceedings (2018).

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  • Ranked in Washington, DC and Texas as one of the world’s leading IP practices across all aspects of patent law by Intellectual Asset Management’s “IAM Patent 1000” and four partners named individually (2018).
  • Ranked as a “Recommended” firm for IP in four categories in California and as “Highly Recommended” in one IP category in Virginia by Managing Intellectual Property magazine (2018).
  • Corporate Counsel named Pillsbury 2015 “Go-To Firm” – Intellectual Property Litigation and noted the firm as a Top-10 Intellectual Property “Go-To” Firm for Fortune 500 companies.