Andrew MacArthur

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Andrew MacArthur is a Counsel with Venable's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. He has litigated all aspects of patent cases, from inception through trial, in U.S. district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission. This has included trying a patent case to jury verdict, including conducting direct, cross-examination, and redirect of technical expert witnesses, as well as arguing motions for judgment as a matter of law and admission of evidence. Mr. MacArthur has further argued claim construction and discovery hearings; taken and defended depositions; drafted dispositive motions and claim construction briefs; and analyzed C++ and Java source code to enforce and defend intellectual property rights. The patent cases have involved technologies, such as computer telephony, computer switches, LEDs, unified messaging, and paper manufacturing and coating. Mr. MacArthur also has experience in litigations involving Lanham Act and trademark matters and intellectual property due diligence for corporate transactions.

Posts by Andrew MacArthur

Northern District of California revises local patent rules, requires damages disclosures early and often

Damages discovery in patent cases is usually contentious, expensive, and non-uniform in application by the courts. The patent owner, on one hand, wants to discover all possible …