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Telecommunications

Our service to the telecommunications industry is extensive. We represent developers and manufacturers of cellular-infrastructure equipment, mobile devices, semiconductors, servers, routers and access point, switching equipment, and specialized security hardware. Our clients also include wireless carriers, ISPs, facilities leasing operators, and telephony integrators.

Overview

Our service to the telecommunications industry is extensive. We represent developers and manufacturers of cellular-infrastructure equipment, mobile devices, semiconductors, servers, routers and access point, switching equipment, and specialized security hardware. Our clients also include wireless carriers, ISPs, facilities leasing operators, and telephony integrators.

Our attorneys’ work for the telecommunications industry includes patent litigation, copyright litigation, development deals, commercial litigation, trade-secret disputes, bankruptcy, labor and employment, regulatory, zoning and local law issues, and patent and trademark counsel. We have assisted our telecommunications clients with the preparation and negotiation of leases and license agreements and also assist with all forms of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions; private offerings of debt and equity; venture capital financing; and IPOs.

Received a top national ranking for Intellectual Property Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019

Named among the top firms in Texas for Intellectual Property in Chambers USA 2019 by Chambers and Partners

Recognized in the 2018 IAM Patent 1000 rankings among the top firms in Texas

Experience

  • Represented patent owner in infringement suit involving power-management protocols implemented in mobile-device hardware and software
  • Represented telecommunications service provider in connection with cybersecurity issues, including incident response
  • Represented patent owner in infringement action involving several patents relating to Power-over-Ethernet protocols, obtaining jury verdict of infringement and validity
  • Defended international semiconductor developer in patent-infringement action relating to algorithms for coding and compressing high-definition video
  • 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
  • Represented specialized telecommunications provider in multiple patent-infringement lawsuits relating to transmission, storage, access, and billing for telecommunications services
  • Represented major cellular carrier in litigation concerning alleged unauthorized account access and porting
  • Represented a major wireless-handset manufacturer and a leading telecommunications-infrastructure-equipment company in patent-infringement lawsuit relating to cellular transmission protocols, obtaining a jury verdict of noninfringement and invalidity of all asserted patent claims
  • Represented cellular-infrastructure developer in multiple patent-infringement lawsuits relating to wireless and wireline transmission protocols and access techniques
  • Represented an international video-technology company in a patent-infringement suit involving interactive video technology
  • Represented one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers in contemporaneous litigation matters pertaining to patents involving microelectronics, video, and telecommunications technologies