Saqib J. Siddiqui is an Intellectual Property associate in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office, specializing in patent litigation involving computer software and electronics. Saqib is a registered patent attorney whose patent litigation experience has involved a range of technologies, including Wi-Fi, LTE 4G, wireless transmissions by smart meters, loyalty conversion programs, microprocessors used in iOS and Android devices, user interface navigation in iOS and Android devices, Web browser advertising technology, power management and memory retention techniques implemented in iOS and Android devices, and motion tracking technology implemented in gaming devices.
Saqib has been involved in all stages of District Court and Section 337 (ITC) patent litigation from complaint to trial and post-trial. His litigation experience includes analyzing patent portfolios for assertion; formulating claim construction, infringement, and validity positions; drafting discovery requests and responses; taking and defending depositions; preparing witnesses for deposition, Markman hearing, and trial; examining witnesses at trial; and drafting motions, Markman briefs, trial briefs and findings of fact.
In addition to his litigation practice, Saqib has extensive experience in drafting, prosecuting, and participating in reexamination proceedings related to US patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office, and has worked as a patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
His work at the USPTO involved examining US and international patent applications relating to cryptography, computer architecture, hardware testing, software testing, and error correction.
Saqib relies on his patent prosecution experience and familiarity with USPTO procedures to develop strategies for his patent litigation clients that include procedures such as Inter Partes Review, Ex Parte Reexamination, and Covered Business Method Review.
Saqib has served as lead counsel for Google, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways in multiple CBM proceedings before the PTAB.
- Georgetown University Law Center, JD
- University of Houston, BSc
- District of Columbia
- US Patent and Trademark Office
- US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Representing Hitachi Maxell in assertion of eight patents related to features incorporated in smart phones including wireless communications, GPS components, power management, and other functionality.
- Godo Kaisa IP Bridge v. Broadcom Corp. et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented Broadcom and Avago in this action alleging infringement of six patents directed to semiconductor manufacturing and fabrication processes.
- Petitions for Inter Partes Review by KJ Pretech, Proceeding Nos. IPR2015-01866, IPR2015-01867, and IPR2015-01868 (Patent Trials and Appeals Board). Represented petitioner KJ Pretech in successful IPR challenges to patents directed to backlighting for liquid crystal displays.
- Mondis Technology Ltd. v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Representing defendants LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. in a patent infringement case related to the technology of controlling display parameters of televisions and communication interfaces between televisions and external devices.
- Symbology v. JetBlue (Eastern District of Texas). Represented JetBlue in a patent infringement case related to the technology of scanning and processing QR codes.
- Brite Smart Corp. v. Google, Inc., (Eastern District of Texas). Represented Google in a patent infringement case involving five asserted patents. The technology includes detection of fraudulent clicks on online advertisements.
- Certain Electronic Devices with Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Related Software, 337-TA-808 (ITC). Represented HTC in a complex litigation involving 8 patents related to mobile device architecture, Wi-Fi and LTE 4G, and graphical user interfaces.
- Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software, 337-TA-721 (ITC). Represented HTC in an investigation involving power management and graphical user interfaces of mobile devices.
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