Brett M. Schuman

Brett Schuman, head of the Litigation Department for Goodwin Procter's California offices and a partner in the firm’s IP Litigation Group, focuses his practice on patent and other IP litigation in all of the federal and state courts in California, the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the District of Delaware, and in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Schuman’s patent litigation practice comprises patent cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants across the technology industry. He serves as lead partner and lead trial counsel in patent infringement litigation matters involving mobile phone technology, broadband communications technology, semiconductor fabrication and circuitry, wearables and pharmaceuticals. He has also served as lead counsel in several litigations involving patent license agreements. He also is admitted pro hac vice with respect to numerous post-grant review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), and he has argued in final hearings there.

Mr. Schuman’s practice also comprises copyright and trade secret litigation, including trade secret litigation relating to employee mobility and trade secret litigation between competitors. Mr. Schuman also counsels clients regarding trade secret and related matters where there is no litigation pending.

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Areas of Practice 1) Patent Litigation, 2) Technology Transactions, 3) Appellate Litigation, 4) Patent Trial & Appeal Board and 5) Litigation
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D.,1996)
Education University of Michigan (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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