Samar Shah’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation. He is a registered patent attorney and represents clients in a broad array of technology sectors.
Practice & Background
Mr. Shah has litigated patent and trade secret disputes in numerous district courts involving medical devices, biotechnologies, pharmaceuticals (ANDA litigation), smartphone technologies, and wireless telecommunications. His litigation experience ranges from preparing cases for trial by formulating positions on infringement and claim construction, conducting discovery, drafting motions, and preparing witnesses for depositions, to writing briefs for appeals at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Shah has also handled post grant proceedings and patent prosecution, focusing primarily on inter partes reviews (IPRs), reexaminations, and other advanced prosecution strategies to assist clients manage active litigations.
Mr. Shah’s background is in biomedical engineering, and although his friends and family were initially taken aback when he announced that he was going to law school, it made perfect sense: Mr. Shah’s talent for explaining complex scientific, technological, and legal problems, combined with his problem solving disposition and an innate competitive streak, make him a natural litigator. He approaches all aspects of a litigation with an eye towards trial, from using witness depositions to build a framework for telling a humanized story that may otherwise get lost in the technical details, to using discovery to develop aspects of a case that are likely to get presented to a jury.