Robinson Vu is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property department. He has extensive experience litigating across a wide range of technology cases in Texas, Delaware, and across the United States.
Mr. Vu routinely represents companies in patent infringement actions, theft of trade secrets cases, and inter partes reviews before the United States Patent Office. Since 2004, he has worked on over 50 litigations involving over 110 patents. These patents are related to consumer refrigerators, HVAC systems, home bathroom showers and plumbing, downhole mud screens, encrypted data transmissions, data bandwidth and channel management, network congestion management, DOCSIS, voice-over-IP (VoIP), PSTN connectivity and switching, telecommunications and computer network switching systems, microprocessor architecture, NAND flash memory, semiconductor manufacturing, plasma sputtering, and LED lighting. Mr. Vu has served as lead trial counsel in multi-patent litigation in courts across the nation.
Mr. Vu has litigated trade secrets cases in Texas state court relating to the misappropriation of chemical formulations and confidential business information, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of employment agreement, and breach of confidentiality agreement.
He has appeared in 25 inter partes reviews before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
In addition to intellectual property conflicts, Mr. Vu has extensive experience advising on intellectual property due diligence, negotiating and executing M&A transactions involving IP, and managing the preparation and prosecution of patents across a variety of industries including downhole tooling, electric drives and motors, lithium-ion batteries, UPS systems, facial recognition systems, DLP chips, among others.
He has represented clients on appeals before the Federal Circuit and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) in Section 337 proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vu was a systems engineer with Boeing Company, where he focused on the command and data handling system for the International Space Station.