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Jeffrey Han
Jeffrey Han
Counsel — Intellectual Property
Counsel — Intellectual Property

Jeffrey Han

Jeffrey Han
Austin

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Jeffrey Han

Jeffrey Han’s practice covers a wide range of intellectual property matters, with a focus on patent litigation. His experience extends to all phases of intellectual property litigation, from pre-suit investigation and initial discovery, through trial and appeal. Jeff has represented clients before numerous federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also has experience in AAA arbitration proceedings. In addition, Jeff has co-authored an amicus brief on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Law Association before the U.S. Supreme Court.

After law school, Jeff served as judicial clerk to The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. During law school, he served as judicial extern to The Honorable James B. Zagel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Prior to attending law school, Jeff worked as a product development engineer for enterprise storage products at a major computer technology company.

Experience Highlights

  • (Fed. Cir.); (N.D. Cal.) — Represented leading Internet companies in consolidated patent infringement actions related to distributed processing technology; obtained judgment on the pleadings invalidating all three asserted patents for claiming unpatentable subject matter; the judgment was affirmed by the Federal Circuit

  • (Fed. Cir.); (W.D. Tex.) — Represented major sports media companies in a patent infringement case relating to mobile streaming media applications; the V&E team led the briefing and oral argument on behalf of consolidated defendant groups to obtain a dismissal at the pleadings stage and invalidity of the asserted patent based on unpatentable subject matter, which was affirmed on appeal

  • (Fed. Cir.); (D.N.M.) — Represented major sports league and major sports media company in litigation involving technology for streaming video from sporting events to fans’ mobile devices; obtained complete dismissal by district court of all claims with prejudice and invalidity of the asserted patents based on unpatentable subject matter, which was affirmed on appeal

  • (Fed. Cir.) — Represented provider of real-time data solutions for oil well monitoring and analysis in appeal by competitor of dismissal and invalidity of asserted patent; received affirmance on appeal

  • (E.D. Tex.) — Represented a wireless technology company in patent infringement litigation involving multiple patents relating to modulation and coding of wireless broadband and cellular telephone signals

  • (D. Del.) — Represented two major computer manufacturers in patent litigation filed in the District of Delaware in which the plaintiff asserted infringement of 7 patents and sought damages for a variety of technologies used by the entire PC industry, including power management technologies currently reflected in the ACPI standard as well as graphics processors and PC architecture; after prevailing on numerous summary judgment motions the parties reached a favorable settlement

  • (C.D. Cal.) — Represented television manufacturer in patent and antitrust litigation relating to MPEG-2, H.264, and ATSC standard essential patents; resolution of cases prior to trial

  • (C.D. Cal.) — Represented memory device company in patent litigations relating to solid-state drive and DRAM technologies

  • (ITC) — Represented outdoor and lifestyle products company before the U.S. International Trade Commission asserting infringement of design patents, trademarks, and copyrights by foreign counterfeiters and online marketplaces that facilitated sales of counterfeits; received favorable settlements and resolution of the case

  • (AAA Arbitration) — Represented video surveillance technology company in trade secret dispute with former supplier involving network video recorders

Credentials

  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2009 (Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Northwestern University Law Review)
  • St. Edward’s University, B.B.A., Business and Management, 2005
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2000
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2009–2010
  • Judicial extern to The Honorable James B. Zagel, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2008
  • Product Development Engineer, 2000–2006
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member: Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member: National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member: Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Texas; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • A Look at New Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Experience with Intellectual Property Cases, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Volume 33, Issue 1 (January 2021) (author)
  • Aftermath of Alice, Houston Intellectual Property Law Association and University of Houston Law Center Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law’s 32nd Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law, Oct. 8, 2016 (co-presenter)
  • Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) and Private Patent Pools: Critical Legal Issues, Taiwan Intellectual Property Office’s 2016 International Intellectual Property Symposium, May 26, 2016 (co-presenter)