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Jamil N. Alibhai

Chair, Complex Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Inter Partes Reviews
  • Noncompetition and Trade Secrets Litigation

Contact

Jamil N. Alibhai
(972) 628-3629

Education

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Dallas, TX 1995
    Juris Doctor
  • New York University
    College of Arts and Science
    New York, NY 1992
    B.A. Economics
    B.A. Political Science

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1995

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Honors and Awards

Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
2012-2016

Winning Litigator, National Law Journal
2015

Litigator of the Week, Texas Lawyer
2015

The Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine
2014

Leadership Dallas, Dallas Regional Chamber
2013

Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters
2008-2011

Top Business-Defense Lawyers in Dallas, Dallas Business Journal
2009

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review
Rated in Martindale-Hubbell

 

Attorney Bio

Jamil N. Alibhai is a member of Munck Wilson Mandala’s executive committee and chairs the complex litigation/dispute resolution group.

As a college student, Jamil was a skilled debater and represented his alma mater (NYU) at the National, North American and World Parliamentary Debate Championships.

In 2015, Jamil was honored as one of National Law Journal’s winning litigators for his work on a patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation case that was tried to a jury. That year, Munck Wilson was also among the firms recognized by NLJ as America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.

Jamil continues to take on challenging cases that result in remarkable wins for his clients.  His litigation team represents clients in intellectual property disputes, complex commercial litigation cases and appeals in state and federal courts nationwide.

Representative Experience

  • Representing four sets of defendants in a patent infringement case regarding eight patents covering spectral and optical sensors used in smartphones;
  • Representing an international pharmaceutical company in patent infringement cases against generic drug manufacturers;
  • Represented a consulting firm in a tortious interference, antitrust, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of contract action against a pest control company and its franchisees;
  • Represented plaintiff in a breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and forgery case against a board member. Successfully amended governing documents to save the client several million dollars from a profit-sharing agreement;
  • Represented Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, (TAOS) Inc. in a patent infringement and trade secret action in the Eastern District of Texas that resulted in a $77 million dollar verdict;
  • Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement for a Fortune 50 company in action brought by a non-practicing entity (NPE) in the Eastern District of Texas in connection with website technology, which was affirmed by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in inter partes re-examinations and five patent infringement actions relating to vending machines in the district court and on appeal to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.  The Federal Circuit reversed the preliminary injunction entered by the trial court;
  • Represented the City of Dallas and the Chief of Police of the Dallas Police Department in an appeal in which the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment.

Presentations & Published Works

“The New Intellectual Property: Federal Trade Secrets Rights”
Presented to Raytheon in-house legal departmentSeptember 29, 2016

Bilski’s Impact on In-House Counsel Varies by Client’s Technology
Texas Lawyer, August 2, 2010

Know How To Stay
Smart Business, February, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Additional Education & Achievments

Top Litigators Share Winning Strategies National
Law Journal, November 2, 2015

New patent infringement lawsuits in East Texas shatter records
Dallas Morning News, August 18, 2015

Plano-based TAOS wins $58.7 million judgment
Dallas Morning News, March 8, 2015

T-Mobile to AT&T’s Aio Wireless: Give me back my magenta!
Dallas Business Journal, February 11, 2014

Dallas council Oks paying legal fees to close out Fire-Rescue sex bias suit
Dallas Morning News, December 11, 2013

Q&A with Munck Wilson’s Jamil Alibhai
Law360, June 21, 2013