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Brian Nester

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Litigation , International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
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Intellectual Property: Litigation - District of Columbia

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Brian Nester maintains a respected patent and trade secrets practice, and regularly acts before the ITC and PTAB. His patent expertise includes consumer electronics, technology and telecommunications.
"He has a great combination of technical knowledge and strategic thinking. His ability to manage cases in a timely manner is very impressive."
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International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) - USA - Nationwide

Band 2

Brian Nester maintains a well-regarded practice representing clients on patent and trade secrets disputes before the ITC. His client base includes a number of well-reputed technology sector companies.
"He is a fantastic practitioner at the ITC who is practical and even-keeled." "He is a very good lawyer who knows the ITC."
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Brian Nester has extensive patent and trade secret litigation experience before the U.S. International Trade Commission and district courts throughout the country, often in high-stakes litigation. He has litigated more than 15 matters from trial to successful conclusion. Brian represents world leading technology clients as lead counsel, including Microsoft, Apple, ASUS, Samsung, LGE, Seagate, Intel and Tyco.

Brian has extensive experience with standard essential patents, antitrust and breach of contract claims associated with fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) based defenses. His experience covers a broad range of technologies, such as semiconductor fabrication, circuit design, cryptography, telecommunications, Flash, DRAM, photolithography, displays, disk drives, magnetic media, cooling systems, optical communication, Ethernet networks, video and graphics processing and power supplies.

Professional Memberships

Member American Intellectual Property Law Association; International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association

Personal

The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1996, with honors; Temple University, B.A. in Biology, 1990, magna cum laude.

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