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Jennifer Librach Nall

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About

Jennifer Nall is a trial lawyer and registered patent attorney with experience assisting clients to procure, enforce, defend, license, and litigate intellectual property rights in high-technology cases. Her litigation experience extends to all phases of pre-trial, trial, inter partes review, and appeal, and she practices in front of numerous district courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission and the Supreme Court.

After law school, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to law school, she worked as a processor designer at Intel Corporation where her work involved timing optimization, clocking, and fuse design.

Bar admissionsTexasUnited States Patent and Trademark Office
CourtsSupreme Court of the United StatesUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of TexasUnited States District Court for the Western District of TexasUnited States District Court for the District of ColoradoUnited States Court of Appeals for Veterans ClaimsUnited States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

EXPERIENCE

  • Collabo v. Advanced Micro Devices – Western District of Texas. Represented defendant AMD in a patent infringement suit involving processor shutdown management
  • Polaris v. Advanced Micro Devices – Western District of Texas. Represented defendant AMD in a patent infringement suit involving interface signal error detection and using data strobe for memory interface signal integrity
  • Aquila v. Advanced Micro Devices – Western District of Texas. Represented defendant AMD in a patent infringement suit involving processor clock design and VLSI design for power management of power supplies
  • Lucio Development LLC v. Advanced Micro Devices – Western District of Texas. Represented defendant AMD in a patent infringement suit
  • Acceleron v. Dell – District of Georgia. Represented defendant Dell in a patent infringement suit involving modular servers
  • Barkan v. Sprint Communications and CommScope – Eastern District of Texas. Represented defendant CommScope in a patent infringement suit involving distributed cellular network base station and transceivers
  • Realtime Adaptive Streaming LLC v. ARRIS Solutions, Inc. – District of Colorado. Represented ARRIS in defense of two consolidated district court cases, multiple IPRs, and two CAFC appeals involving a total of five patents relating to video compression
  • Gabriel De La Vega v. Amazon – Western District of Texas. Represented defendant Amazon in a patent infringement suit
  • Google v. Oracle – U.S Supreme Court. Lead author of amicus brief on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Law Association in landmark copyright case
  • Certain Flash Memory Devices and Components Thereof (337-TA-1034) – Represented respondent SanDisk in multi-patent 337 investigation before the ITC concerning power consumption and data addressing in flash memory devices
  • Certain Electronic Products, Including Products With Near Field Communication (“NFC”) System Level Functionality and/or Battery Power-Up Functionality, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (337-TA-1058) – Represented respondent Dell in multi-patent 337 investigation before the ITC concerning NFC technology and battery technology
  • Ultratec, Inc. et al. v. Sorenson Communications, Inc. et al. – Western District of Wisconsin. Represented defendants in multi-patent infringement litigation
  • DDB v. Fox Sports Interactive Media – Western District of Texas. Represented subsidiary of a major broadcaster in a patent infringement litigation regarding the right to broadcast and display real-time game updates to fans over the Internet using game simulation technology; jury returned a take nothing verdict of non-infringement, invalidity and inequitable conduct following a two-week trial
  • MaxLinear, Inc. v. Silicon Laboratories – Southern District of California and Western District of Texas. Represented as lead associate from pre-answer to claim construction, in the representation of fabless semiconductor defendant Silicon Labs in a patent litigation involving a major competitor in the TV tuner technology
  • St. Clair v. Dell – District of Delaware. Represented two major computer manufacturer defendants in a patent litigation involving ACPI, PCI-Express Bus, video compression and ExpressCard technologies
  • DDB v. NHL, NFL, MLS – Western District of Texas. Represented three major sports leagues in a patent infringement litigation regarding game simulation technology; matter was resolved shortly after the Markman hearing
Education
  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin 2008
    with honors
  • M.E., Cornell University 2000
  • B.S.E.E., Cornell University 1999

Awards

  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Star (Thomson Reuters) 2017-2018

Pro Bono

  • Represented veteran before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in a case about the payment of the veteran's benefits to an improperly appointed fiduciary where a full settlement was granted
  • Represented veteran before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims where the government conceded error in denial of benefits end agreed to remand case for further proceedings
  • Served as City of Austin "Prosecutor on Loan" and tried two criminal misdemeanor cases to a jury and received guilty verdicts in both cases
  • Represented veteran before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in a case on behalf of homeless who challenged the amount of an alleged debt to the VA and requested that the VA waive that debt based on hardship; the VA denied veteran's request based on alleged procedural defects; the appellate court found for veteran, and ordered the VA to substantively consider veteran's request for waiver and address the challenge to the amount of the debt on remand

Bylines

Seminars

Panelist, July CLE - Supreme Court & Federal Circuit IP Year In Review, Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, July 2021

Clerk Experience

  • Law clerk to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2008-2009
  • Intern to the Honorable Lee Yeakel, Federal District Court Judge for the Western District of Texas, 2007

Civic and Charitable

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, Board Member 2015-2020 and President, 2018
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Board of Directors Member 2022 - (est.)2025; Chair Amicus Committee 2021-2022; Vice-chair Amicus Committee, 2019; Chair Patent Litigation Committee, 2018-2019; Vice-chair Patent Litigation Committee, 2016-2017

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