U.S. Patent Litigation Counsel (Of Counsel)
Monte’s practice focuses on trials and appeals with over 30 years of experience and a track record of getting the results Clients want in complex commercial litigation, including patent, trademark, other IP related matters, product liability, and licensing across a wide range of technologies, including: wireless communications; telecom; signal processing; electrical; software; biotech; chemical; data compression; computer science; mechanical; business methods; medical devices; pharmaceuticals; and oil well and energy products and services.
Monte’s vast and varied experience as a partner, section head or in-house counsel across several litigation and related disciplines provides clients with the means to create effective strategies tailored to their specific needs and the demands of the case and implement those strategies effectively and efficiently at trial, on appeal or in a settlement and licensing setting to maximize results for the client.
Specialties: Complex Commercial litigation, trials and appeals, patent, trademark, and other IP matters and related prosecution, IP licensing; acquisitions and due diligence.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, 1984
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1988
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Arizona
District of Columbia Bar Association
Federal Circuit Bar Association
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
United States District Courts for Delaware; Eastern District of Illinois; Northern District of California (San Francisco and San Jose Divisions)
Supreme Court of Texas
Texas State Courts