Barton E. Showalter

Department Chair - Intellectual Property (Firmwide) Partner

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Dallas

P: +1.214.953.6509 F: +1.214.661.4509
  • Worldwide network security company – competitor patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, and counseling in the area of cloud-based security services, network security infrastructure, big data threat analysis, and cybersecurity responses
  • Worldwide networking company – patent litigation and licensing; development and management of a significant worldwide patent portfolio directed to networking technology; counsel in all aspects of IP and business strategy
  • Voice over IP (VoIP) network infrastructure company – competitor patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, and counseling in the area of VoIP infrastructure and cloud-based offerings that migrate existing telecommunications infrastructure to integrate advanced voice, data, and video offerings
  • Multinational technology and services company – patent procurement, licensing, and litigation in the areas of electronics, computer simulation and optical networking
  • Major computer manufacturer – strategic analysis, development, and licensing of a patent portfolio related to computer graphics
  • Major memory and consumer product company – semiconductor patent litigation, licensing and patent reexamination and foreign invalidation proceedings
  • Telecommunication equipment manufacturer – strategic analysis, patent litigation, and general counseling on IP protection and strategy
  • Major cellular handset manufacturer &ndash patent litigation
  • Oil field services company &ndash IP protection and licensing strategy, development of patent portfolio
  • Semiconductor design company &ndash development of patent portfolio, technology and product licensing initiatives and overall IP protection strategy
  • Large defense contractor – development and management of a patent portfolio revolving around defense aircraft and related technologies
  • Significant construction company – advice on patent protection strategies, licensing, and joint development initiatives
  • Large entertainment service provider – strategic advice on new product and service protection and patent portfolio development
  • Worldwide semiconductor manufacturer – advice on licensing and litigation strategy related to broadband communications technology
  • Chip manufacturer – development and management of a significant worldwide patent portfolio directed to semiconductor products
  • Software services company – development and management of a patent portfolio directed to network management software