We Help Protect Your Clients’ IP

Our attorneys have a long and proven track record of working with other law firms and assuming the joint representation of clients in high-stakes, intellectual property matters in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. We have a reputation for successfully trying patent infringement cases because we have extensive experience in every facet of litigation.

Patents, trade secrets, and other intellectual property often represent highly valuable assets for individual inventors and companies large and small. We know the rules of the road when it comes to trying cases in the Eastern District and other jurisdictions.


In 2016, two of our cases ranked among the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation, according to VerdictSearch and The National Law Journal:

$302 Million VirnetX Win

Firm founder, Johnny Ward, helped VirnetX win a $302 million patent verdict against Apple Inc. After one week of trial, the jury awarded the amount based on Apple’s infringement of four of VirnetX’s internet security patents. The $302 million verdict was the ninth largest verdict overall in the U.S., and fourth largest IP verdict in 2016.

For more information on this win, click here.

$22.1 Million Cellular Communications Equipment Win

Name partner Wes Hill successfully convinced a jury that Apple Inc. willfully infringed on a patent owned by Cellular Communications Equipment resulting in an award of $22 million for past damages. The seven-day trial revealed how Apple knowingly infringed the patent in its iPhones and iPads.

To learn more about the case, click here.

That was 2016.

Already in 2017, our firm has notched two additional wins.

$7.6 Million Whirlpool Win

During the first week of March, firm founder Johnny Ward served as lead counsel and helped the Whirlpool Corporation protect its intellectual property, winning $7.6 million after a jury found that a California company willfully infringed a patent for replacement water filters in refrigerators developed by Whirlpool.

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$9.17 Million Saint Lawrence Win

The following week, Wes Hill helped Saint Lawrence secure a $9.17 million verdict against Motorola after a one-week jury trial. The verdict affirmed that Motorola willfully and directly infringed on Saint Lawrence’s AMR-WB technology, which plays a key role in a feature known as high-definition voice services for cellphone users.

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We know the value you place on building strong relationships with your clients.  Selecting competent and experienced local counsel is a critical step in maintaining that trust. For years, we have successfully partnered with law firms across the country in the Eastern District of Texas to protect their clients’ best interests.

Let us help protect those interests.

Call us at 866.305.6400 to provide more details about your case. Our proven lawyers in Longview provide the experience and track record you can trust.