Shaun Hassett is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group with experience in complex patent litigation disputes and trade secret matters. Shaun represents clients on matters related to complex computer power management technologies, wireless communications and data transmission, speech coding and data compression, communications across secure networks, and electrical wire and cable technologies.
Shaun has brought and defended patent disputes in various U.S. district courts, including the District of Delaware, Northern District of California and Eastern District of Texas.
Shaun's background in mechanical engineering and design enables him to provide both technical and legal expertise to his clients. Shaun received a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he served on the managing board of the school's Law Review. In 2007, Shaun worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Ron Clark for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Following law school, he performed patentability risk assessments for the University of Buffalo.
Shaun donates his time to the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program.
- Defended a major computer manufacturer in multiple patent infringement suits involving nonpracticing entities.
- Performed detailed noninfringement and invalidity analysis to defend claims brought by a nonpracticing entity concerning the design and operation of complex integrated circuit components in computer systems.
- Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of a major wire and cable manufacturer in a trademark and patent infringement lawsuit.
- Defended a major computer manufacturer against infringement claims on patents allegedly essential to wireless standards.