practice includes all aspects of intellectual property litigation, with a focus
on complex patent litigation and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial
and Appeal Board (PTAB). Mario has represented clients in inter partes reviews (IPRs), district
court litigation, and on appeal before the Federal Circuit.
Mario has both initiated and defended IPR proceedings before
the PTAB. His IPR experience includes
preparing numerous IPR petitions, preparing patent owner preliminary responses,
working with experts to prepare supporting declarations, and counseling clients
on many aspects of IPR proceedings.
Mario’s experience in patent litigation includes case
preparation, discovery, expert preparation, claim construction, trial
preparation, trial, and appeals before the Federal Circuit. Mario has taken and
defended depositions, including key experts, and briefed and argued critical
claim construction disputes and summary judgment motions. He has litigated
patents in a variety of fields, including electronics, integrated circuits,
mobile devices, computer networking and internet technology, medical devices,
and computer software.