Bryan D. Atkinson, Of Counsel in the firm’s Austin office, focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent and trade secret litigation.
In addition to his significant experience at the International Trade Commission, Bryan has practiced with several large international law firms and, prior to joining Dickinson Wright, a boutique IP litigation law firm based in Georgetown, Texas. He has handled a variety of technologically complex disputes in federal district courts for companies in industries such as computer hardware and software, video graphics displays, power management, wireless 2G and 3G cellular communications, microprocessors, e-commerce, digital communications, digital signal processors, and computer networking.
Education & Credentials
Texas A&M UniversityB.S., Computer Science, 1999
University of HoustonLL.M., Intellectual Property and Information Law, 2004
University of Texas Law SchoolJ.D., 2004
- Represented plaintiff Net Navigation Systems, LLC in a patent infringement case involving Internet router and switch technology. Net Navigation Systems, LLC v Cisco Systems,Inc. (Eastern District of Texas)
- Represented Hewlett-Packard and Acer in a suit brought by Quantum World alleging infringement by the Trusted Platform Module used in computer security. The Quantum World Corp. v. Hewlett-Packard, Acer, Inc., and Acer America, et al.(Western District of Texas)
- Represented plaintiff ORG Structure Innovation, LLC in a patent infringement suit involving a software platform comprising systems and methods for automating and increasing the efficiency of business processes. ORG Structure Innovation, LLC v. Oracle Corp., et al. (Northern District of California)
- Represented HP, Creative Labs, Lifeworks, and numerous electronics retailers in a suit involving webcams used with LCD monitors. AdjustaCam LLC v. Hewlett-Packard, Creative Labs, Lifeworks, et al. (Eastern District of Texas)
- Represented Monster in a suit involving a patent related to the use of XML site maps in websites. Site Update Solutions v. Monster Worldwide, et al. (Eastern District of Texas)