Abhi Bapna

Special Counsel

New Jersey
Phone number
(973) 503-5998

Abhi Bapna focuses his practice on complex patent litigation, and has litigated in federal district courts, state courts, before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Abhi also has experience in patent due diligence, clearance, and design arounds.

Abhi has an electrical and computer engineering background and is a certified Blockchain and Law Professional.

His experience encompasses a broad spectrum of technologies, including:

  • automotive safety, telematics, and multimedia systems
  • cellphone and smartphone software and hardware
  • computer software and hardware
  • e-commerce
  • electronic circuitry and components
  • mechanical devices
  • medical devices
  • telecommunications

Abhi also speaks Hindi fluently.

Represented global enterprise software company in landmark action for trade secret misappropriation against major competitor. (Va. Fairfax Cir.). Following seven-week trial, jury found that defendant misappropriated client’s trade secrets and violated the Virginia Computer Crimes Act, and awarded client over $2 billion in damages.

Represented leading medical device manufacturer in assertion of patent directed to ultrasonic surgical devices. (S.D. Ohio). Following favorable claim construction ruling, obtained grant of summary judgement of infringement and lack of available non-infringing alternatives, as well as denial of defendants’ motion for summary judgment of invalidity. Case settled favorably on eve of trial with substantial payment to client.

Defended leading medical device manufacturer against allegations of infringement of numerous patents directed to advanced bipolar electrosurgical devices. (D. Mass.). Obtained stipulations of dismissal of several asserted patents prior to trial. All asserted claims of remaining patents were found not infringed after two-week bench trial, resulting in significant victory for our client.

Defended endodontic equipment manufacturer against allegations of infringement of patents directed to methods of making nickel titanium endodontic instruments. (E.D. Tenn./PTAB). In inter partes (“IPR”) and post grant review (“PGR”) proceedings initiated after district court action was filed, all challenged claims of two related patents were found unpatentable on multiple grounds. IPR unpatentability decision was affirmed by Federal Circuit. Patent Owner withdrew initial appeal of PGR unpatentability decision, resulting in final judgment that all challenged claims of second patent were also unpatentable.

Defended leading mobile device manufacturer against allegations of infringement of patents directed to smartphone operating systems and touchscreen hardware. (ITC). Obtained final determination of non-infringement and/or invalidity of each asserted patent.

Defended leading foreign automobile manufacturer against allegations of infringement of over 25 patents directed to safety, telematics, and multimedia systems. (E.D. Tex./PTAB). Obtained grant of writ of mandamus by Federal Circuit ordering E.D. Tex. to transfer case to E.D. Mich. Filed multiple petitions for IPR, which resulted in over 100 patent claims being found unpatentable. Obtained dismissal of all claims thereafter.

Defended dental supply company against allegations of trade secret misappropriation. (Tenn. Wash. Circ.). Obtained dismissal of all claims.

Defended leading consumer electronics manufacturer against allegations of infringement of patents directed to semiconductor devices (W.D. Tex.). Case settled favorably prior to claim construction.

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