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Experience

Adrienne E. Dominguez focuses her practice on intellectual property and commercial litigation. She has represented national clients in cases involving patent and copyright infringement claims, with particular expertise in patent infringement damages. Adrienne has also litigated complex commercial matters involving misappropriation of trade secrets, recovery of health care benefits, and antitrust, class action, and breach of contract lawsuits.

Received the Dallas Top 50 Women Lawyers Award from the Texas Diversity Council

  • Defended international semiconductor manufacturer in infringement suit related to the 90-nanometer, 65-nanometer, 45-nanometer, and 32-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing technologies in the Eastern District of Texas
  • Represented a leading designer and supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, mixed signal, and optoelectronics components, subsystems, and semiconductors against a leading designer of digital televisions, Blu-ray players, and gaming systems in the Central District of California
  • Defended international semiconductor manufacturer in Section 337 proceeding in the U.S. International Trade Commission relating to bond-pad technology
  • Defended international semiconductor manufacturer in Section 337 proceeding in the U.S. International Trade Commission relating to semiconductor manufacturing technology
  • Defended international semiconductor manufacturer in a patent infringement suit related to semiconductor processing technology in the Central District of California, obtaining summary judgment and resultant dismissal
  • Represented telecommunications company in arbitration matters brought by consumers alleging unauthorized porting of mobile numbers
  • Represented patent owner in infringement suit involving power-management patents applicable to mobile devices in the Eastern District of Texas; obtained settlement before trial after favorable claim construction
  • Represented patent owner in infringement action on several patents relating to Power-over-Ethernet protocols in the Eastern District of Texas, obtaining jury verdict of infringement and validity
  • Defended telecommunications manufacturer and wireless handset manufacturer in patent infringement matter in the Eastern District of Texas involving 3G telecommunications standard, resulting in jury finding of noninfringement and invalidity
  • Defended international telecommunications equipment company in patent infringement action relating to asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switching technology in the Eastern District of Texas; obtained stay of litigation pending reexamination of patent-in-suit
  • Defended healthcare technology company in action alleging breach of contract and misappropriate of trade secrets in Northern District of Texas
  • Defended a national mortgage company against copyright infringement/trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims relating to software for processing mortgages in the Northern District of Texas
  • Represented major tire manufacturer in action against competitor and former employees for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with contracts, and breach of contract in Texas state court; obtained TRO.
  • Represented major airline company in a case filed in the Northern District of Texas regarding unauthorized website access, obtaining finding of personal jurisdiction over foreign defendant
  • Defended an in-office procedural services provider in matters involving recovery of health care benefits against several major insurance companies in the Northern District of Texas
  • Represented several Fortune 500 energy companies in multi-million-dollar ad valorem tax cases involving claims of systematic undervaluations of property, resulting in dismissals of all such claims
  • Represented major tire manufacturer company in class action involving shop fees at tire centers in Oklahoma State Court; successfully overturned class certification in Oklahoma Supreme Court, affirmed by Fifth Circuit
  • Represented major tire manufacturer in breach of contract suit against carbon black supplier in Western District of Oklahoma and Texas state court
  • Encompass Office Solutions, Inc. v. Ingenix, Inc., 775 F.Supp.2d 938 (E.D. Tex 2011)
  • The Compliance Source, Inc. v. Greenpoint Mortgage Funding, Inc., 624 F.3d 252 (5th Cir. 2010)
  • Harvell v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 164 P.3d 1028 (Okla. 2007)
  • In re ExxonMobil Corp., 153 S.W.3d 605 (Tex. App. — Amarillo 2004)

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Intellectual Property Litigation), 2017-2019
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Intellectual Property), D Magazine, 2016-2017, 2019
  • Dallas Top 50 Women Lawyers Award, Texas Diversity Council
  • Hiram S. Hunn Memorial Schools and Scholarships Award, Harvard University, 2018

Memberships/Affiliations

Civic
  • DFW Advisory Council, Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Director, Harvard Alumni Association
  • President, Harvard Club of Dallas, 2011-2013; Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2013-2016; Director, 2008-2011; Co-Chair, Schools and Scholarships Committee, 2013-present
  • Founding Member, YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas Young Leaders Board, 2007-2009
  • Member, St. Thomas More Society
Professional
  • Member, American Bar Association; Litigation Section
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2013
  • President, Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation, 2017-present; Vice President, 2016; Board Member, 2014-2016
  • Member, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association; representative to Dallas Diversity Task Force, 2010-2012
  • Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association; Deputy Regional President for Region XII, 2016-2017
  • Commissioner, Hispanic National Bar Association Standing Commission on the Status of Latinas in the Profession, 2008-2012
  • Member, Texas Minority Counsel Program of the State Bar of Texas; Steering Committee, 2014
  • Chair, Thompson & Knight Diversity & Inclusion Committee, 2017-present; Member, 2014-2017
  • Co-Chair, Thompson & Knight Women’s Initiative Group, 2014-present
  • Mentor, Dallas Bar Association WE LEAD program, 2019

Education & Admissions

Education

  • J.D., 1995, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law; Associate Editor, The Review of Litigation
  • A.B., 1990, cum laude, Harvard University

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Ct.

Related Team

Bruce S. Sostek

Partner
Intellectual Property Litigation

Richard L. Wynne, Jr.

Partner
Intellectual Property Litigation

Justin S. Cohen

Partner
Intellectual Property Litigation

Catherine Reynolds

Associate
Intellectual Property Litigation