Aidan C. Skoyles represents clients in some of the busiest U.S. patent litigation venues, including the U.S. International Trade Commission. He applies his electrical engineering background to work with companies in cases involving technical innovations in products ranging from cellular telephone hardware to graphics systems in vehicles.
Aidan focuses on patent litigation in district and appellate courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). His experience includes many areas of pre-trial preparation, such as conducting infringement and validity analyses, responding to discovery requests, drafting motions, and working with expert witnesses.
Aidan has handled all aspects of patent litigation, including assisting experts in the preparation of expert reports and conducting expert depositions. He also represents clients involved in patent challenges in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Aidan has particular technical experience with electrical engineering and information technology, including semiconductor design and processing, computer software, video game controllers, optical filters, medical devices, and database design. While a graduate student, he researched and developed micro-scale manipulators for a broad range of applications using semiconductor processing techniques.
He is involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and has handled multiple applications at different stages of prosecution. On a pro bono basis, Aidan has represented veterans in successful appeals for disability claims before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
- George Washington University Law School J.D., with honors, 2009
- University of Texas, Dallas M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2006
- University of Texas, Dallas B.S., Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, 2005
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, D. Colorado
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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