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Warren Lipschitz is an associate in the Dallas office of McKool Smith with a practice focused on patent infringement and complex commercial litigation. Warren has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Texas “Rising Star.” He is an experienced litigator who has presented witnesses at trial and successfully briefed and argued numerous motions in federal court.  In December 2017, Warren presented the infringement expert in a major patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas that resulted in a finding of willful infringement and a jury award of $75 million. He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in patent infringement matters across a wide range of technology areas, including wireless communication, medical devices, high frequency trading, data compression, digital video compression algorithms, and ARQ protocols.

 Before attending law school, Warren was a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas (currently inactive) and practiced as a structural engineer for four years.


Representative Matters

  • Ericsson v. TCL. Represents Ericsson in matters involving patent infringement and a dispute over FRAND terms for a license relating to LTE, WCDMA, and GSM technologies. The cases are pending before district courts in Texas and California.
  • University of Minnesota v. Ericsson. Represents Ericsson in a patent infringement action involving five patents related to LTE wireless technology.
  • v. Nokia USA Inc. Defending Nokia in litigation filed by involving multiple patents dealing with compression algorithms for digital video cameras; currently pending in the Central District of California.
  • Rockstar Consortium v. Google/Samsung. Represented Rockstar Consortium in a patent infringement suit against Google, Samsung, and others involving a number of patents related to mobile handset technology.
  • Ericsson v. D-Link, et al. Represented Ericsson in its patent infringement action against Intel and a number of laptop and router manufacturers involving 802.11n wireless technology. At trial, the jury returned a verdict of infringement in favor of Ericsson on three patents and awarded a royalty.
  • Ericsson v. Samsung (ITC). Represented Ericsson in a Section 337 action against Samsung involving several cellular and Wi-Fi standard essential patents. Participated in all aspects of the litigation, from filing through post-hearing briefing. The case was settled on terms favorable to Ericsson prior to initial determination.
  • Zenith, et al. v. Craig Electronics. Represented defendants in a patent infringement lawsuit involving patents that were alleged to be essential to the ATSC HDTV standard.  The case was settled on terms favorable to defendants.
  • Becton-Dickinson v. RTI. Represented a leading manufacturer of medical devices in antitrust litigation brought by a competitor.


Rankings & Honors

  • Named a Texas "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2016-2018

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J.D. magna cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law, 2011

  • Order of the Coif

M.E., Civil Engineering (Structural emphasis), University of Texas at Arlington, 2006

B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas, 2004

Court Admissions

  • The State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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