Richard D. Egan

RichardEgan2059Web_SM
Attorney
(512) 347-1611 x 15
regan@ipaustin.com
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Area of Practice
Technical Advisor / Special Master Appointments
Mediation / Arbitration Appointments
Professional Background
Education
Admissions
Memberships

Area of Practice

Mr. Egan has worked extensively as both a neutral and non-neutral in patent litigation matters. He serves as a neutral court appointed technical advisor/special master for Federal Courts with regard to Markman Hearings and Summary Judgment motions. Mr. Egan’s work as a neutral also includes court appointed mediator positions and arbitration judge positions in patent litigation matters. As a non-neutral, Mr. Egan serves as an expert witness with regard to patent matters and also provides patent litigation support/management assistance.

Mr. Egan’s non-litigation work focuses on strategic patent counseling including patent portfolio evaluations, opinions of counsel, developing intellectual property strategies for emerging companies, and intellectual property licensing. A portion of Mr. Egan’s work also relates to patent application drafting and prosecution.

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Technical Advisor / Special Master Appointments

Mr. Egan has served as a court appointed Technical Advisor / Special Master to over fifteen different Federal Judges in the district courts for the Middle District of Florida, District of Nevada, Western District of Pennsylvania, District of Puerto Rico, Eastern District of Texas, and Northern District of Texas, including the following cases:

Tantivy Communications v. Lucent Technologies, 2:04-CV-79
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2005 – Judge Ward

z4 Technologies v. Microsoft Corp. and Autodesk Inc., 2:04-CV-335
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2005 – Judge Davis/Magistrate Judge Guthrie

Toshiba Corp. v. Hynix Semiconductor, 3:04-CV-2392-B
Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2005 – Judge Boyle

Epic Realm v. Speedera, 2:05-CV-150
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2005 – Magistrate Judge Craven

ConnecTel v. Cisco Systems, 2:04-CV-396
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2005 – Judge Davis

Epic Realm v. AutoFlex Leasing et al. /
Epic Realm v. Franklin Covey Co., et al
., 2:05-CV-163 and 2:05-CV-356
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2005 – Magistrate Judge Craven

Golden Bridge Technology v. Nokia and Lucent Technologies, 2:05-CV-151
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/23/06 – Magistrate Judge Love

Fenner Investments, Ltd. v. Juniper Networks, Inc. et al., 2:05-CV-5
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/23/06 – Magistrate Judge Love

Advanced Neuromodulation Systems v. Advanced Bionics, 4:04-CV-131
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/20/06 – Judge Schell

Mediatek, Inc. v. Sanyo, 6:05-CV-323
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/18/06 – Judge Davis

Biax Corp. v. Intel Corp. and Analog Devices Inc., 2:05-CV-00184
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/18/06 – Judge Ward

Reid v. General Motors Corp., 2:05-CV-401, 2:07-CV-19
Federal District Court for the Eastern District
Appointed 4/2007 – Judge Folsom

Pioneer Corp. v. Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., 06-CV-384
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2007 – Judge Folsom

Garmin Ltd v. Tomtom, Inc., 2:06-CV-338
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2007 – Judge Davis

Input/Output, Inc., et al., v. Sercel, Inc., 5:06-CV-00236
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2007 – Magistrate Judge Craven

Gwin, Inc. v. Don Best Sports et al., 2:06-CV-318
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2007 – Judge Davis

Web Telephony v. Bell Atlantic Communications, Inc. et al., 2:07-CV-85
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2007 – Judge Folsom

RFID World Ltd. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al., 2:07-CV-85
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2007 – Judge Davis

Bear Creek Technologies, Inc. v. J2 Global Communications, Inc., 5:07-CV-00071
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2008 – Magistrate Judge Craven

Z4 Technologies, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation, 6:07-CV-00540
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2008 – Judge Davis

Colorquick, LLC. v. Eastman Kodak Company, 6:07-CV-390
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2008 – Judge Davis

Morris Reese v. AT&T et al., 2:07-CV-219
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2008 – Judge Folsom

Advanced Technology Incubator v. Sharp Corporation et al., 2:07-CV-468
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2008 – Magistrate Judge Bryant

800 Adept, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility, LLC, et al., 5:07-CV-23
800 Adept, Inc. v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Company, et al., 5:07-CV-57
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2008 – Magistrate Judge Craven

Parallel Networks, LLC. v. Netflix, Inc. et al., 2:07-CV-562
Parallel Networks, LLC. v. Priceline.com, Inc. et al., 2:08-CV-45
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2008 – Judge Folsom

Verizon Services Corporation, et al. v. Charter Fiberlink et al., 5:08-CV-25
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2008 – Judge Folsom

Lonestar Inventions v. Nintendo of America, 6:07-CV-261
Lonestar Inventions v. Sandisk Corp., 6:07-CV-374
Lonestar Inventions v. Xilinx, 6:07-CV-393
Lonestar Inventions v. Matsushita Electric, 6:08-CV-43
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2008 – Judge Davis

Motorola, Inc. v. Vtech Communications, Inc. et al., 5:07-CV-171
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2008 – Magistrate Judge Craven

Linex Technologies, Inc. v. Belkin International et al., 2:07-CV-222
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2008 – Judge Davis

Aloft Media, LLC. v. Microsoft Corp., et al., 6:08-CV-50
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2008 – Magistrate Judge Love

Fenner Investment v. 3COM Corporation et al., 6:08-CV-061
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2008 – Magistrate Judge Love

MacLean-Fogg Company v. Eaton Corporation, 2:07-CV-472
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2009 – Judge Davis

Voxpath Networks v. Verizon Business Networks et al., 4:08-CV-127
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2009 – Judge Schell

Cheetah Omni v. Samsung Electronics et al., 6:08-CV-279
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2009 – Judge Davis

Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions v. Intersil Corporation, 4:08-CV-451
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2009 – Judge Schell

Nidec v. LG Innotek, 6:07-CV-108
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2009 – Magistrate Judge Love

Konami Digital v. Harmonix, 6:08-CV-286
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2009 – Magistrate Judge Love

Aloft Media v. Microsoft Corporation, 6:08-CV-51
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2009 – Magistrate Judge Love

Marshall Patent Holdings v. Incomm Holdings, Inc. et al., 6:08-CV-222
Marshall Patent Holdings v. Ipsmarx Technology et al., 6:08-CV-75
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2009 – Judge Davis

Variant, Inc. v. Flexsol Packaging Corp., et al.,6:08-CV-478
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2010 – Judge Davis

Aldav, LLC et al., v. Clear Channel Communications, 6:09-CV-170
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love

Dr. Raul Chirife v. St. Jude Medical, Inc., Pacesetter, Inc.,
agent of St. Jude Medical Cardiac Rhythm Management Division,
St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc
., 6:08-CV-480
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2010 – Judge Davis

Fractus, S.A. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al., 6:09-CV-203
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love

Cheetah Omni LLC v. Verizon Communications et al., 6:09-CV-260
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2010 – Judge Davis

Colorquick v. Vistaprint et al., 6:09-CV-323
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love

Bedrock Computer Technologies v. Softlayer Technologies et al., 6:09-CV-269
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2010 – Judge Davis

Southwire Co. v. Encore Wire Corp. et al., 6:09-CV-289
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2010 – Judge Davis

Soverain Software v. J.C. Penney Corp. et al., 6:09-CV-274
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2010 – Judge

Aloft Media, LLC v. Oracle Corporation et al., 6:09-CV-304
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love

Southwire Company v. Encore Wire Corporation, 6:09-CV-382
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2010 – Judge Davis

Raylon, LLC v. Complus Data Innovations et al.,
Raylon, LLC v. EZ Tag Corporation et al
., 6:09-CV-355 and 6:09-CV-357
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2010 – Judge Davis

Red Hat, Inc. v. Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC, 6:09-CV-549
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love

Sipco, LLC v. Datamatic, Ltd. et al., 6:09-CV-532
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2011 – Magistrate Judge Love

Marshall Packaging Co. v. Pepsico, Inc. et al., 6:10-CV-12
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2011 – Judge Davis

Whetstone Electronics, LLC v. Xerox Corporation et al., 6:10-CV-278
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2011 – Magistrate Judge Love

Ceats, Inc. v. Continental Airlines et al., 6:10-CV-120
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2011 – Judge Davis

Patent Harbor v. LG Electronics, 6:10-CV-436
Patent Harbor v. Audiovox Corporation, 6:10-CV-361
Patent Harbor v. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,
6:10-CV-607 Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2011 – Magistrate Judge Love

Oasis Research, LLC v. Adrive LLC, et al., 4:10-CV-435
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2011 – Magistrate Judge Mazzant

Red River Fiber Optic Corp. v. Verizon Services Corp. et al.,
3:11-CV-1010 Federal District Court for the Northern
District of Texas
Appointed 12/2011 – Judge Kaplan

Sipco, LLC v. Abb Inc. et al., 6:11-CV-48
Sipco, LLC v. Energate, Inc. et al., 6:10-CV-533
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

Franklin Inventions, LLC v. Election Systems & Software et al., 2:09-CV-377
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

EMG Technology v. Dr. Pepper Snapple et al., 6:10-CV-536
EMG Technology v. Radio Shack et al., 6:11-CV-488
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2012 – Judge Davis

Secure Axcess, LLC v. Bank of America Corp., et al., 6:10-CV-670
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2/2012 – Judge Davis

Wi-Lan, Inc. v. Alcatel-Lucent et al., 6:10-CV-521
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2/2012 – Judge Davis

Lonestar Inventions, L.P. v. Sony Electronics Inc., 6:10-CV-588
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. v. OEA International, Inc. et al.,
6:11-CV-532 Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2012 – Judge Love

Memtech, LLC v. Analog Devices et al., 6:11-CV-25
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2012 – Judge Love

Acticon Technologies LLC v. Creative Labs et al., 2:08-CV-
194 Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Ganas, LLC v. Sabre et al., 2:10-CV-320
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2012 – Judge Gilistrap

Intel Corporation v. Negotiated Data Solutions, 2:08-CV-319
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2012 – Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven

Synqor, Inc. v. Ericsson, Inc. et al., 2:11-CV-54
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2012 – Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven

Microunity Systems v. Apple, Inc. et al., 2:10-CV-9, 2:10-CV-185
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Stambler v. Atmos Energy et al., 6:10-CV-594
Stambler v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. et al., 6:11-CV-460
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2012 – Judge Gilistrap

Stambler v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. et al., 6:11-CV-460
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

Patent Harbor v. Dreamworks Animation et al., 6:11-CV-229
Patent Harbor v. On-Demand Publishing LLC, 6:11-CV-538
Patent Harbor v. The Criterion Collection, Inc., 6:11-CV-535
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 6/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

Tracbeam LLC v. AT&T Inc., 6:11-CV-96
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2012 – Judge Davis

Net Navigation v. Huawei Technologies et al., 4:11-CV-662
Net Navigation v. Cisco Systems et al., 4:11-CV-660
Net Navigation v. Alcatel-Lucent et al., 4:11-CV-663
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2012 – Magistrate Judge Mazzant

Semiconductor Ideas To The Market BV v. Texas Inst. et al.,
1:11-CV-451 Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2012 – Magistrate Judge Giblin

Amit Jaipura et al. v. Linkedin Corporation et al., 6:11-CV-66
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2012 – Judge Davis

Parkervision, Inc. v. Qualcomm Inc., 3:11-CV-719-37
Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Appointed 9/2012 – Judge Dalton

C2 Communications v. Paetec Corp., 2:11-CV-437
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Negotiated Data Solutions v. Apple et al., 2:11-CV-390
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2012 – Judge Gilstrap

Wildcat Intellectual Property Holdings v. 4Kids Entertainment et al., 2:11-CV-305
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2012 – Judge Gilstrap

Eidos Display et al. v. Au Optronics Corp., 6:11-CV-201
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

IP Co. v. Ingersoll-Rand Co. et al., 6:11-CV-439
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2012 – Judge Davis

In re: Maxim Integrated Products Inc., 2:12-MC-244
Multi District Litigation
Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Appointed in Case 11/2012 – Judge Conti

C-Cation Technologies v. Comcast Corporation et al., 2:11-CV-30
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2012 – Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven

Advanced Processor Technologies v. Analog Devices et al., 2:11-CV-19
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Advanced Processor Technologies v. Atmel Corp., 2:12-CV-152
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2012 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Stragent et al. v. Pioneer Electronics et al., 6:11-CV-278
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

Fenner Investments v. Cellco et al., 6:11-CV-348
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2012 – Magistrate Judge Love

Norman IP Holdings v. Brother International et al., 6:11-CV-495
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2/2013 – Judge Davis

ICH Intellectual Capital Holdings, Inc. v. Badger Meter et al., 6:11-CV-468
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2013 – Magistrate Judge Love

Leon Stambler v. Newegg, Inc., 2:12-CV-78
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2013 – Judge Gilstrap

Simpleair, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation et al., 2:11-CV-416
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2013 – Judge Gilstrap

Ideative Product Ventures v. Sears, 4:12-CV-277
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2013 – Magistrate Judge Mazzant

Phoenix Licensing v. Nationwide Mutual, 2:12-CV-208
Phoenix Licensing v. Aegon, 2:10-CV-212
Phoenix Licensing v. Aetna, 2:11-CV-285
Phoenix Licensing v. Alliance Data Systems, 2:11-CV-286
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2013 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Personalized Media v. Zynga (2:12-CV-68)
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2013 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Mobile Communications v. Clearwire, 2:12-CV-308
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2013 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Personalweb Technologies v. Apple et al., 6:11-CV-657; 660; 655; 658; 683 and 656
and 6:12-cv-658; 660; 663; 659 and 662
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2013 – Judge Davis

EON Corporation v. AT&T Mobility et al., 3:11-CV-01555
Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Appointed 7/2013 – Magistrate Judge Carreno-Coll

Core Wireless Licensing v. Apple, 6:12-CV-100
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2013 – Magistrate Judge Love

PersonalWeb Technologies v. Rackspace et al., 6:12-CV-659
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2013 – Judge Davis

American Vehicular Sciences v. Toyota et al., 6:12-CV-404
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2013 – Magistrate Judge Love

Capital Security Systems v. JPMorgan Chase Bank et al., 2:12-CV-604
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2013 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Dietgoal Innovations v. Kellan Restaurant et al., 2:12-CV-761
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2013 – Magistrate Judge Payne 6,585,516

American Vehicular Sciences v. Mercedes-Benz et al., 6:13-CV-307
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2014 – Magistrate Judge Love

American Vehicular Sciences v. Huyndai Motor et al., 6:13-CV-270
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2014 – Magistrate Judge Love

Personal Audio, LLC. V. Togi Entertainment, Inc., 2:13-CV-13
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2014 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Mears Technologies v. Finisar Corp., 2:13-CV-376
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2014 – Judge Gilstrap

Motion Games v. Nintendo Co et al., 6:12-CV-878
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 4/2014 – Magistrate Judge Love

Westinghouse Electric v. Zetec, Inc., 2:13-CV-01124
Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Civil Action No.2:13-CV-01124
Appointed 5/2014 – Judge Fischer

Unwired Planet LLC. V. Google, Inc., 3:12-CV-00504
Federal District Court for the District of Nevada
Civil Action No. 3:12-CV-00504
Appointed in Case 6/2014 – Judge Du

Uniloc Luxembourg v. Corel Inc., 6:12-cv-968
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2014 – Magistrate Judge Mitchell

Americourcebergen Specialty Group v. FFF Enterprises, Inc., 4:13-cv-755
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2014 – Judge Schell

DSS Technology Management v. Apple, Inc., 6:13-cv-919
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2014 – Magistrate Judge Love

Infineon Technologies v. Volterra Semiconductor Corp., 2:13-cv-684
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2014 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Net Navigation Systems v. Extreme Networks, 4:14-cv-254
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2014  – Magistrate Judge Mazzant

Net Navigation Systems v. Telefonaktiebolaget, 4:14-cv-253
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2014 – Judge Mazzant

Dataquill Limited v. Huawei Technologies et al., 2:13-cv-633
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2014 – Magistrate Judge Payne

American Vehicular Sciences v. Subaru of America, 6:13-cv-229
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2014 – Magistrate Judge Love

Biscotti Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., 2:13-cv-1015
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2014 – Magistrate Judge Payne

C-Cation Technologies v. Time Warner Cable et al., 2:14-cv-00059
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2015 – Magistrate Judge Payne

DSS Technology v. Taiwan Semiconductor et al., 2:14-cv-199
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2015 – Magistrate Judge Payne

SimpleAir v. Google, 2:14-cv-11
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2015 – Judge Gilstrap

SimpleAir v. Amazon, 2:14-cv-679
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2015  – Judge Gilstrap

Mass Engineered Design, Inc. vs. Spaceo Business Solutions, 6:14-cv-411
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2015 – Magistrate Judge Mitchell

DSS Technology Management v. Lenovo, 6:14-cv-525
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2015 – Magistrate Judge Love

Parthenon Unified Memory Architecture v. HTC Corporation, 2:14-cv-690
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 5/2015  – Magistrate Judge Payne

Mears Technologies v. AT&T Corp., 2:14-cv-938
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2015  – Judge Gilstrap

Core Wireless Licensing v. Apple, Inc., 6:14-cv-751/752
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2015 – Magistrate Judge Love

Core Wireless Licensing v. LG Electronics, 2:14-cv-911/912
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2015  – Magistrate Judge Payne

Parthenon v. Samsung, 2:14-cv-902
Parthenon v. Huawei, 2:14-cv-687
Parthenon v. Motorola, 2:14-cv-689
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 7/2015  – Magistrate Judge Payne

Parthenon v. ZTE Group, 2:15-cv-225
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 8/2015  – Magistrate Judge Payne

Intellectual Ventures v. Bitco et al., 6:15-cv-59
Intellectual Ventures v. Great West, 6:-15-cv-60
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 9/2015  – Judge Gilstrap

TracBeam v. T-Mobile, 6:14-cv-678
TracBeam v. Apple, Inc., 6:14-cv-680
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 10/2015  – Judge Schroeder

Manitto Technologies v. Ferrari North et al., 2:14-cv-1105
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 11/2015 – Judge Schroeder

Phenix, LLC. V. Integrated Memory Logic et al., 6:15-cv-436
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 12/2015 – Magistrate Judge Mitchell

Advanced Marketing Systems v. CVS Pharmacy, 6:15-cv-134
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2016 – Magistrate Judge Mitchell

Blue Spike v. Huawei Technologies et al., 6:13-cv-679
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2016 – Judge Schroeder

Uniloc v. E-MDS et al., 6:14-cv-625
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2016 – Judge Schroeder

Intuitive Building v. AMX LLC et al., 2:15-cv-500
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 2/2016 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Parthenon v. Apple, 2:15-cv-621
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2016 – Magistrate Judge Payne

Super Interconnect v. Samsung, 2:15-cv-733
Federal District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 3/2016 – Magistrate Judge Payne

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Mediation / Arbitration Appointments

Mr. Egan has served as a court appointed mediator and arbitration judge in patent litigations, including the following:

Fenner Investments, Ltd. v. Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell, Inc., 6:08-CV-273
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love – Fenner-Hewlett-Packard Mediation

Fenner Investments, Ltd. v. Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell, Inc., 6:08-CV-273
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Appointed 1/2010 – Magistrate Judge Love – Fenner-Dell Mediation

Private Arbitration 2014 – Patent dispute between two Fortune 200 companies; served as mini-trial Judge

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Professional Background

Mr. Egan has worked in private practice for over 20 years focusing on patent matters. Mr. Egan’s current practice includes a mix of court appointed neutral work, strategic patent counseling and patent procurement activities.

Mr. Egan has served in a variety of capacities as an appointed neutral in over one hundred patent disputes. Mr. Egan’s role as either a technical advisor or a special master has focused on claim construction issues raised in Markman Hearings and Summary Judgment Motions. Mr. Egan has also been appointed as a mediator and arbitration judge in patent matters.

Mr. Egan has represented clients in negotiations related to patent enforcement positions and defensive positions. His work has included the technical and legal analysis related to patent evaluations and the resolution and licensing related to such work. Mr. Egan has rendered numerous formal opinions of counsel for offensive and defensive positions. With regard to litigation matters, Mr. Egan has provided an in-house patent counsel role to those clients without in-house patent counsel. For those clients with in-house patent counsel, he has provided continued litigation assistance, particularly with regard to technical positions. Mr. Egan has also served as a litigation expert witness.

Mr. Egan’s patent procurement activities relate to patent applications and prosecution for strategic inventions. In this role, he focuses on the patent applications for an entity’s initial intellectual property filings. In addition, with regard to more mature companies he specializes in strategic applications where intellectual property violations are likely or where improvements in intellectual property coverage are desired.

Prior to forming his current firm, Mr. Egan was an associate at Arnold, White and Durkee from 1992-1996. In that capacity Mr. Egan was involved primarily in patent litigation activities. Mr. Egan’s litigation experience covered a wide range of technical subject areas with an emphasis in the semiconductor field.

Prior to entering the legal field, Mr. Egan was a development integration engineer at Advanced Micro Devices from 1985-1989. In that capacity he worked on transferring new products from research and development into high volume manufacturing. His experience included both product engineering and manufacturing engineering. The primary products he was involved with included non-volatile memories, static memories, and microcontrollers.

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Education

University of Texas at Austin, J.D., with high honors, 1991; Order of the Coif;
Chancellors; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review, 1991-1992.
University of Texas at Austin, B.S.E.E., with highest honors, 1985.

Admissions

State Bar of Texas 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California,
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships

State Bar of Texas; American Intellectual Property Law Association;
Austin Intellectual Property Law Association

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