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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 Federal Circuit clerk (chambers of Honorable Pauline Newman, 1997-1999), and has experience in various federal courts as well as the International Trade Commission.

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 a "Texas Super Lawyer" in IP Litigation.

Recently, Mr. Hubert was part of a trial team that obtained a jury verdict of infringement and validity of every claim at issue.

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

  • 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.