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Pierre J. Hubert

Austin Office
Austin Office

300 W. 6th Street
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701
TEL: 512.692.8709 FAX: 512.692.8744

Mr. Hubert’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent infringement matters in complex electrical and computer-related technology.

Mr. Hubert is a former judicial clerk of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (chambers of the Honorable Pauline Newman, 1997-1999), and has experience in many federal district courts across the country, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission.  Mr. Hubert also has experience with new inter partes review procedures under the America Invents Act.

Prior to joining McKool Smith, Mr. Hubert was a partner at a large multinational New-York-City-based firm.

Mr. Hubert has been recognized by his peers as among the "Best Lawyers in America" in IP Litigation, and a "Texas Super Lawyer" multiple times.

Representative Matters

Since joining McKool Smith:

  • KeyOvation

KeyOvation v. Kinesis, No. 09-cv-00144 (W.D.Tex.), lead attorney for alleged infringer in declaratory judgment action, dismissed with patentee taking nothing.

  • Rambus Inc.

Rambus Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al., No. 05-cv-02298 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. NVIDIA Corporation, No. 08-cv-03343 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. NVIDIA Corporation, No. 10-cv-05448 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. Broadcom Corporation, No. 10-cv-05437 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. Mediatek Inc., No. 10-cv-05447 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Hynix Semiconductor Inc. et al. v. Rambus Inc., No. 00-cv-20905, (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. Hynix Semiconductor Inc. et al., No. 05-cv-00334 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. Micron Technology, Inc., et al. (No. 06-cv-00244, N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. LSI Corporation, No. 10-cv-05446 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

Rambus Inc. v. STMicroelectronics, No. 10-cv-05449 (N.D.Cal.), settled.

  • British Technology Group

In the Matter of Certain MLC Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-683 (International Trade Commission), settled.

  • Realtime Data, LLC

 Realtime Data, LLC v. Morgan Stanley et al., No. 1:11-cv-6696 (S.D.N.Y.); Realtime Data, LLC v. CME, et al., No. 1:11-cv-6697 (S.D.N.Y.); and Realtime Data, LLC v. Thomson Reuters, et al., No. 1:11-cv-6698 (S.D.N.Y.), pending.

  • Gemalto S.A.

Gemalto S.A. v. HTC Corp., et al. (E.D.Tex.), pending. 

  • Ericsson Inc.

Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al.,No. 6:12-cv-894 (E.D.Tex.), settled.

Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., No. 6:12-cv-895 (E.D. Tex.), settled.

  • Versata Development Group, Inc.

Versata Development Group, Inc. v. Lee, 2014-1145 (Fed. Cir.), pending.

  •   Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.   

Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same, U.S. ITC Inv. No. 334-TA-3014; Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. v. Mediatek Inc., et al., Case No. 5:14-CV-02185, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


Professional & Community Activities

  • Council Member, Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of Texas, 2011-2013
  • President, Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, 2010
  • Officer, Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, 2006-2010
  • University of Texas School of Law, Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Coach (coached several national championship teams)

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer in Intellectual Property litigation.
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer, and Texas Rising Star multiple times.


"Inter Partes Reexamination," presented to Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, May 2004.

"Inventorship," presented to in-house patent attorneys of a Fortune 500 Client.

"Phillips Panel,"Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, 2005.