Brian’s practice focuses on the protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Clients rely on Brian’s extensive experience in high-stakes patent litigation matters around the world, including the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, and China. Brian’s experience includes litigating numerous patent and technology matters including video and streaming, computer systems and software, and content security, and anti-counterfeiting. Clients worldwide hire Brian to assist with complex litigation matters, including technology and business litigation matters in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. And as former in-house Director of Litigation for Kudelski SA (SIX: KUD), Brian focuses not only on litigation matters, but on creative business solutions to underlying disputes.
Brian’s experience also includes anti-counterfeiting and e-commerce litigation, where Brian has obtained asset seizure orders, temporary restraining orders, and preliminary and permanent injunctions against numerous counterfeiters and copycats worldwide.
Brian served as a judicial law clerk for Honorable Thomas S. Zilly (2004-2005, 2006-2007) and Honorable James L. Robart (2006) at the U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington.
Brian is a registered Professional Engineer, working as a consultant and design engineer in Seattle, WA for seven years before becoming an attorney.