Peter litigates patent infringement, patent invalidity, and other intellectual property disputes in courts all across the country, including US district courts and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has examined witnesses at trial, taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses, and conducted discovery.
The areas of technology in which Peter has particular experience include communications systems and networking, packet switching, integrated circuits, semiconductor technology, powerline networks, RFID, electronics components, broadband applications for cable and satellite television systems, Internet and e-commerce applications, machine learning, software, business methods, and medical devices. Peter has a degree in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude.
Defending an electronics manufacturer in a patent infringement action, involving RFID systems, in the Northern District of Texas
Representing an owner of GPS and media sharing patents in the International Trade Commission, the District of Delaware and the Eastern District of Texas
Defending an electrical components manufacturer in a patent infringement action, involving multilayer capacitors, in the Southern District of California and before the Federal Circuit
Represented the owner of a portfolio of communications and computing patents from the former enterprise communications business unit of a large multinational company in the International Trade Commission
Representing an owner and inventor of patents concerning excimer laser catheters in a patent infringement action in the Southern District of New York
Defending an electronics manufacturer in a patent infringement action, concerning smartphone technology, in the District of Delaware
Defending a medical device manufacturer in an action involving breach of contract and patent misuse in the Central District of California
Defending a provider of network switches in a patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas
Recognitions & Awards
Included on the New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Intellectual Property list (2012 – 2017)
Tau Beta Pi
Eta Kappa Nu
Golden Key Honors Society
Articles in the National Law Review database by Peter F. Snell