Derek Neilson

Derek Neilson is a senior associate in the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group, with particular emphasis on patent litigation. Mr. Neilson has experience litigating patents relating to a wide variety of technologies, including telecommunications, web-enabled services, e-commerce systems, and networking components. Mr. Neilson has represented clients in various district courts across the United States, including the Eastern District of Texas and the Southern, Central, and Northern Districts of California.

Mr. Neilson received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Virginia Journal of International Law. Mr. Neilson is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and holds a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Neilson worked as a structural engineer, performing seismic analysis on nuclear facilities.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation and 3) Patent Litigation
Law School University of Virginia, J.D., 2009
Admitted Year 2009
Education Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S., 2000, B.S., 1999
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
Coleen M. Meehan
Coleen M. Meehan

Coleen M. Meehan is a partner and trial lawyer in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, resident in the Philadelphia office.

David W. Marston Jr
David W. Marston Jr

David W. Marston, Jr. is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices and is a member of the firm's Class Action Working Group. He handles all aspects of litigation from inception through trial and post-trial appeals.

Eric Kraeutler
Eric Kraeutler

Eric Kraeutler is the leader of Morgan Lewis's Philadelphia Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on trials and appeals involving complex commercial, intellectual property, and white collar criminal matters.