McKool Smith Continues Streak of Patent Litigation Victories

McKool Smith’s intellectual property trial lawyers have a long history of winning significant patent cases involving complex and highly valued technology.  Our clients choose us because of our ability to win in courtrooms across the country and in different forums. Plus, our ability to go head-to-head – and win - against some of the largest IP law firms helps cement McKool Smith’s stature as one of the preeminent patent litigation firms in the U.S.

Below are our recent string of victories in U.S. district courts in California, Texas and before the ITC and PTAB.

$145 Million Patent Infringement Verdict for WiLAN Against Apple in California

McKool Smith secured a $145 million jury verdict for WiLAN against Apple in a patent infringement trial concerning WiLAN’s voice over LTE ("VoLTE") wireless communication technology used in many Apple products, including the iPhone 6 and 7. Read more here.

$10.6 Million Verdict for PanOptis Against Huawei in Texas

In August, McKool Smith secured a $10.6 million patent infringement verdict on behalf of Optis against Huawei. Jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall found that Huawei willfully infringed five PanOptis patents.  For more information, click here.

Final Judgment Awards Ericsson More Than $110 Million

A magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas reconsidered his order for a new trial on damages, reinstating a $75 million patent infringement verdict McKool Smith secured on behalf of Ericsson against TCL Communications. The Court also awarded Ericsson an additional $35 million in prejudgment interest and enhanced damagesClick here to learn more.

ITC Trial Win For TiVo/Rovi Against Comcast

McKool Smith's victory on behalf of TiVo's Rovi Corp. against Comcast Corp. before the International Trade Commission (ITC) is garnering widespread national media coverage. The ITC found that Comcast violated section 337, which involves imports.  Click here to see all the media coverage.

PTAB Trial Win in Surgical Patent Dispute

McKool Smith secured a complete win for patent owner Dr. Ford Albritton IV in an inter partes review trial before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). This marks the second inter partes review win for Dr. Albritton against Acclarent, Inc. concerning the validity of Dr. Albritton’s surgical device patent.  Read more here.

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With more than 185 trial lawyers across offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Marshall, New York, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C., McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America’s leading trial firms. Since 2006, the firm has secured 11 nine-figure jury verdicts and 12 eight-figure jury verdicts. The firm has also won more VerdictSearch and The National Law Journal "Top 100 Verdicts" than any other law firm. 

McKool Smith represents clients in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, insurance recovery, bankruptcy, and white collar defense matters.