Steven J. Udick practices intellectual property law with a focus on IP litigation, in particular complex patent litigation and trademark law.

Practice & Background

Mr. Udick has obtained uncommon experience in his early career, handling case preparation, discovery, taking and defending depositions, expert preparation, trial preparation, trial, and appellate matters.  He also has experience in federal trademark infringement and unfair competition matters.  Mr. Udick’s litigation experience involves a diverse group of clients, including clients in the medical device, computer hardware and software, and financial investment industry.

Mr. Udick earned his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, and President of the SMU Law Review Association. Mr. Udick earned his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to law school, Mr. Udick was an account executive for AT&T Mobility in which he managed a multi-million dollar portfolio while developing and maintaining client relationships and was the Lead Professional Consultant for the University of Oklahoma Information Technology’s Professional Services group, where he consulted and advised clients on IT products and services to improve their business functions.

Representative Matters

Mr. Udick’s recent engagements include:

  • Defending an international manufacturer of solid state drives in patent litigation involving non-volatile semiconductor memory devices (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defending a major wire and cable manufacturer in patent litigation related to the technology used to manufacture and install wire designed to reduce friction during installation (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defending a leading computer hardware and software company against claims relating to liquid crystal display technology (D. Del.), chat software technology (D. Del.), and display orientation technologies (E.D. Tex.)
  • Advising a major hedge fund client on the impact of ongoing patent litigation against an entity in which the client was heavily invested
  • Representing the interest of a client through an amicus curiae brief filed to the Federal Circuit