Stefan Szpajda

Patent litigation. Stefan’s practice primarily focuses on plaintiff-side patent litigation. Stefan has represented innovators against infringers in Delaware, Texas, California, and the International Trade Commission, and has deep experience developing winning infringement theories, claim construction positions, and trial strategies. Trade secrets litigation. Stefan has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of trade … Read more

Sam Kim

As a patent litigator, Sam has represented Fortune 100 companies in sophisticated intellectual property litigation matters in front of federal courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC). He leverages his previous experience as a software developer where he managed and implemented complex web-based projects, including the .com sites for major financial services and telecommunications companies. … Read more

Andre Gougisha

Andre joined Folio in 2021, bringing almost a decade’s worth of combined IP prosecution and litigation experience, spanning practice areas from Hatch-Waxman to trademarks. At Folio, he uses his breadth of procedural knowledge and organizational skills to support the firm and help drive favorable case outcomes. He has previously worked on teams catering to clients … Read more

Steve Skelley

Steve has more than ten years of experience helping clients navigate difficult intellectual property issues in diverse technologies like cellular and WiFi communications, consumer electronics, medical devices, and automotive. He has handled all aspects of patent litigation in federal courts, at the ITC, and even foreign jurisdictions. Steve also has significant experience in counseling his … Read more

Palani P. Rathinasamy

Palani has deep experience evaluating patent portfolios as a precursor to litigation. He is called to find the cornerstone patents in a portfolio that will lead to maximized returns and then generate a strategy to enforce the portfolio. He leverages his technical background to reverse engineer complex technologies giving his clients more certainty earlier in an enforcement … Read more

S.H. Michael Kim

With over twenty years of experience in patent and trade secret litigation, Michael has been successful at trial with the presentation of evidence on complex technology in simple ways for a jury or court to understand. Michael has spearheaded winning litigation and trial strategies on two patent jury cases in district court and five International … Read more

Cliff Win, Jr.

Finding his niche at the intersection of science and the law, Cliff has represented clients in complex disputes covering a wide range of technologies including cellular and WiFi communications, VoIP telephony, semiconductor manufacturing and design, image sensors, and computer networking and security. He has handled patent cases through all phases of litigation including jury trials … Read more

Cris Leffler

Helping his clients monetize intellectual property and protect corporate assets, Cris litigates and advises on a broad range of intellectual property and commercial matters. He has managed over 100 cases, including patent, trademark, copyright and complex business litigation. Having worked as both outside and in-house counsel, Cris brings a unique, client-centric perspective to legal questions … Read more

Mike Saunders

Helping his clients navigate difficult transactions and intellectual property issues, Mike litigates and advises on a broad range of topics including contracts, copyrights, trademarks, patents, product liability, compliance and marketing. He has represented large and small clients across a variety of software and life science technologies, including web and Internet technologies, ecommerce, database systems, digital … Read more

David Schumann

David has spent years in the trenches working with technical people and experts to develop winning case strategies, fine-tuning patent language to optimize coverage, and dealing with challenges to patent validity at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. David has eighteen years of experience in intellectual property litigation and counseling, and patent post-grant procedures and … Read more