Brian C. Banner

Brian C. Banner

is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. He provides legal services to clients in matters relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, technology licensing, and litigation. Mr. Banner’s technical background in electrical and computer engineering spans digital circuit design, simulation, and verification; computer networking; computer architecture; software development; web development; and database architecture and administration.

In federal courts in Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and before the U.S. International Trade Commission, Mr. Banner litigates patent disputes involving a wide range of technologies. He represents both companies seeking to enforce their intellectual property rights and those accused of infringement.

Mr. Banner prepares and prosecutes patent applications covering a broad spectrum of inventions, including semiconductor devices and processing technologies, human-computer interaction, distributed computing environments, networking systems, graphical user interfaces, and business process automation.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Banner worked for eight years as an embedded processor design engineer at Motorola/Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., in Austin, where he focused on the design and verification of integrated circuits for imaging, networking, and control applications.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property , 2) Section 337 Investigations , 3) Patents and 4) Trademarks/False Advertising
Law School J.D., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin
Education B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Bar Member / Association State bar of Circuit
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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