07 Oct Amy LaValle
Amy LaValle is a partner practicing in the firm’s technology/intellectual property law group. For nearly two decades, Amy has represented clients on both sides of patent cases in both federal district courts and proceedings before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Amy has represented clients in patent cases involving a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, and telecommunication devices and networks.
While Amy’s primary focus is on patent infringement litigation, she routinely handles other complex intellectual property litigation and transactional matters. These include trademark infringement, copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, and antitrust cases. She also advises clients in corporate transactions and in the negotiation of intellectual property licenses and other technology-related agreements.
Presentations & Published Works
Featured Speaker, “After Lexmark, Is International Patent Exhaustion on the Horizon?,” American Bar Association, January 2016
Featured Speaker, “Patent Litigation Best Practices,” 52nd Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law, November 2014
Featured Speaker, “Crossing the Finish Line in a Patent Dispute: Why Damages Expert Theories Are the Latest Hurdle,” AIPLA 2012 Spring Meeting, May 2012
Featured Speaker, “Implications of Recent Court Decisions on the Application of the ‘Entire Market Value Rule’ To Patent Damages Analysis,” American Bar Association, November 2010
Professional Associations & Memberships
Barbara M.G. Lynn Inn of Court, Barrister
State Bar of Texas, Computer and Technology Section, Member
State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member
Dallas Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, Member