- Represented Nokia in the defense of patent infringement claims involving wireless technology/text messaging. Helferich Patent Licensing LLC v. Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc., No. 1:11-cv-04681 (N.D. Ill).
- Represented Southwire in the prosecution of patent infringement claims against a competitor that makes pre-lubricated conduit and cable. Southwire Company v. Encore Wire Corporation, et al., No. 6:10-cv-00330 (E.D. Tex.).
- Represented Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products in the prosecution of patent infringement claims related to paper towel dispensers. Certain Electronic Paper Towel Dispensing Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-718 (USITC).
- Represented BPI and Dikar in the defense of patent infringement claims involving muzzle-loading firearms. Certain Muzzle-Loading Firearms and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-777 (USITC).
- Represented Nokia in the defense of infringement claims related to wireless telecommunications patents. Certain Mobile Communications and Computer Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-704 (USITC).
- Represented Amvac and personally argued and obtained a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the defendant over a patent relating to agricultural products. Amvac Chemical Corporation v. Aceto Agricultural Chemicals, No. 1:08-cv-01617 (N.D. Ga.).
- Represented Nokia in the defense of infringement claims related to wireless telecommunications patents. Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software, Inv. No. 337-TA-710 (USITC).
- Represented Southwire in the prosecution of patent infringement claims against a competitor that makes pre-lubricated conduit and cable. Southwire Company v. Cerro Wire Inc., No. 3:08-cv-00092 (N.D. Ga.).
- Represented a subsidiary of Husqvarna AB in the prosecution of patent infringement claims against a competitor that manufactures concrete saws and components. Soff-Cut International Inc. v. Swift Industries Inc., et al., No. 2:08-cv-00304 (E.D. Pa.).
- Defended the world’s largest manufacturer of cell phones in patent infringement litigation. Qualcomm v. Nokia Corporation, et al., No. 2:07-cv-00111 (E.D. Tex.).
- Represented Frosty Bites in a patent infringement action brought by Dippin’ Dots over flash frozen ice cream and obtained a multimillion-dollar recovery of attorneys’ fees in the case. Dippin’ Dots Inc. v. Frosty Bites, et al., No. 3:96-cv-01959 (MDL).
- Represented YKK’s aluminum products division in the defense of a claim for patent infringement related to storm-proof windows. Silver Line Building Products Corp. v. YKK AP America Inc., No. 2:05-cv-03181 (D.N.J.).
- Personally argued and obtained a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a patent and trademark infringement case against a Chinese manufacturer of display racks for use at trade shows. Octanorm USA Inc., et al. v. Changzhou Lingtong Exhibition Products Co. Ltd., et al., No. 05-cv-00344 (D. Nev.).
- Represented YKK’s U.S. subsidiary in patent infringement litigation involving a special type of zipper. YKK (USA) Inc. v. Salomon S.A., No. 5:03-cv-00248 (M.D. Ga.).
- Represented a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese electronics firm in patent infringement litigation. Philip S. Jackson v. Uniden America Corporation, et al., No. 99-cv-00002 (D. Del.).
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Keith Broyles is a partner with Alston & Bird’s Intellectual Property Group. His practice includes all areas of intellectual property litigation and counseling, with particular emphasis on patent litigation, enforcement, and appellate work. Keith has extensive experience resolving intellectual property disputes involving a wide range of intellectual property issues and technical disciplines, including wireless telecommunications, mechanics, construction products, electronics, computer networks, fluid mechanics, and computer software. He has litigated and tried patent cases in federal district courts throughout the country, as well as before the International Trade Commission and the International Chamber of Commerce. Keith has also represented clients in appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and has served as lead counsel in numerous inter partes review (IPR) and covered business method (CBM) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Keith is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and, in addition to his litigation practice, has led both ex parte and inter partes patent reexamination proceedings and counseled clients in domestic and international trademark matters.
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- The George Washington University (J.D., 1996)
- University of Tennessee (B.S, 1993)
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office