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Intellectual Property Litigation

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“The firm has a deep bench that is knowledgeable from top to bottom.”

“The team is frequently able to recommend strategies based on a sophisticated understanding of the Delaware procedure and the proclivities of the various judges in the district.”

“Potter is consistently adept at handling and supporting complex and sophisticated matters.”

Chambers USA 2023

Potter Anderson represents national and local clients in disputes regarding patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets in the Delaware federal and state courts. The United States District Court for the District of Delaware has experienced unprecedented growth in filings of patent and trademark cases, with Potter Anderson attorneys serving as lead counsel or Delaware counsel in a substantial number of these cases.

Our practice is a balanced one, representing plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property disputes, with recent disputes related to, among others, computer and microprocessor technology, pharmaceuticals, LCD technology, internet technology, biotechnology, and medical devices. At any given time, our intellectual property litigators are involved in well over 100 cases. We have significant experience in both bench and jury trials, and also have resolved many cases through negotiation and mediation, where appropriate.

Representative Matters

  • — Co-counsel in a number of patent litigation matters relating to a variety of technologies.
  • Barnes & Noble, Inc. — Lead counsel and co-counsel for several other defendants in multi-party patent infringement actions relating to website operation.
  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation — Co-counsel on a number of patent and non-patent litigation matters, including ANDA litigation involving an inhalant anesthetic container.
  • British Telecommunications plc — Co-counsel in patent infringement action relating to telecommunications technology. 
  • Chimei Innoloux Corp. — Co-counsel in a patent infringement action relating to liquid display modules. 
  • ICU Medical — Co-counsel in patent infringement action relating to medical devices.
  • Intel Corporation — Co-Counsel in a number of patent litigation matters relating to microprocessor technology.
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals — Co-counsel in several ANDA pharmaceutical patent litigation matters, including participating in several trial and other proceedings.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals — Co-counsel in ANDA pharmaceutical patent litigation.