Patent Litigation

Waco Patent Litigation

Our lawyers leverage their experience as litigators to provide excellent guidance in Waco federal court, whether your patent involves the technology industry, complex computer, and networking hardware, or chemical compounds and organic material. Dunnam & Dunnam attorneys have exceptional experience representing clients in trial before the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas, a patent-intensive docket. We make your sophisticated patent technologies simple to Waco juries and judges.

Waco recently earned a reputation for resolving patent disputes because of the appointment of Judge Alan Albright. Our lawyers were the first to have a bench trial before Judge Albright. In that intellectual property case, we secured a multi-million-dollar judgment for our client and a take-nothing verdict on the counterclaims against them. Our clients were delighted.

As the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas has developed into an important venue for patent law, Dunnam & Dunnam has helped litigators from around Texas and the rest of the United States. The local patent-intensive docket in Waco federal court has cases involving many different industries, including:

  • Automotive technology
  • Avionics
  • Wireless telecom
  • Integrated circuits and computer hardware
  • Data security
  • eCommerce
  • Electronics
  • Mining equipment
  • Semiconductors
  • Software

Waco Patent Litigators

We can help you craft a patent law claim or defense from its inception and offer strategic guidance at important points during the patent dispute in Waco federal court. Dunnam & Dunnam lawyers routinely provide second opinions on litigation strategy, conduct mock trials, serve as co-counsel, and even take over when discovery issues, adverse rulings, or unfavorable claim construction orders arise. And we help with a case has escalated to a point where more experienced Waco trial counsel is required.

Our intellectual property litigators can help your team with the following:

  • Patent infringement notice letters
  • Patent enforcement campaign strategies
  • Design arounds and cleanrooms to avoid infringement claims or minimize potential damages
  • Essential patents and issues relating to standards bodies
  • Unfair competition and antitrust issues related to patent law enforcement
  • IP crisis management
  • Trade secret protection and issues related to employee mobility
  • Strategic patent and IP counseling
  • Patent and IP due diligence
  • Patent and IP audits

Attorneys at Dunnam & Dunnam involve themselves in protecting intellectual property rights for clients involved in all aspects of high technology, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences. Our firm can handle litigation and trials for:

  • Patents
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • License disputes
  • Other Intellectual Property
  • Tech-centric commercial litigation

Waco Patent Litigation Strategy

We work closely with our clients to develop the most effective strategy for each matter. Seasoned trial lawyers lead our patent litigation team with significant experience in high-profile matters in Waco’s federal court.

In all the sophistication of patent litigation, the human touch can be lost. At Dunnam & Dunnam, we want to know the outcome you are looking for and what it means to your business. Deciding to litigate is a business decision based on facts about your company and its competitors. We help individuals and companies uncover the points to form a strategic response. We understand the litigation is not always the answer. You deserve to know your options.

  • Is a company infringing your IP rights? What does it take to stop them from doing that?
  • Has a competitor challenged your advertising claims? What evidence do you need to stop them?
  • Is a person threatening to sue you? How should you respond?

Client’s opinion on our intellectual property practice

Our lawyers are seasoned litigators in Waco federal court. But do not just take our word for it, listen to what one of our corporate clients says about the experience with Dunnam & Dunnam.

“We do business all over the world and in all 50 states and the need to hire litigation counsel that can win and is well-connected with the local bench and bar is paramount.  Over my career, I have hired hundreds of lawyers across the globe and still do to this day.  Jim Dunnam is one of the very finest trial lawyers I have ever hired.  Jim is world-class in every sense and has handled our litigation counsel needs for everything from complex intellectual property cases, breach of contract claims, employment matters, and beyond.  His ability to advocate for his client in the complex world of Waco federal court to the everyday battle in the McLennan County state courts is second to none.  If you are looking for a litigation counsel here in the Western District of Texas, search no further, Jim is your man!”

-Grayson Brown, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Neighborly (the world’s largest home services franchisor with over 3,700 franchisees and $2B+ in system sales).

If you are looking for local patent litigation counsel in Waco, contact us. Dunnam & Dunnam has tried hundreds of cases in Waco courts for almost 100 years. Our reputation is why clients choose us for some of the most high-profile Waco federal litigation—including matters involving the Branch Davidians and the Baylor University scandal. When someone has a big case in Waco, they rely on Dunnam & Dunnam.

Dunnam & Dunnam has produced a Waco federal district court judge, a Texas Supreme Court Justice, a state district court judge, and three members of the Texas Legislature. We are in front of the Waco federal or state judges weekly. It is a law firm that the judges trust. And the Waco juries know us. Wacoan Magazine routinely selects us as the best law firm in Waco. Hire us when the stakes are high.

Call a Waco patent litigation attorney at Dunnam & Dunnam. Our phone number is 254-753-6437.