Ropes & Gray (New York)

Steven Pepe

Ropes & Gray (New York)
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Steve Pepe is an accomplished trial lawyer who focuses on patent litigation in nearly every significant patent jurisdiction, including the International Trade Commission, the Eastern District of Texas, the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the PTAB. Steve has litigated patent cases for over 20 years, including as lead or co-lead counsel in over a dozen lawsuits. He specializes in complex infringement cases and has achieved numerous successes for companies in the fields of computer technology, semiconductors, telecommunications, consumer products, and mechanical systems. Steve is experienced in managing and coordinating multi-jurisdictional disputes that involve parallel actions in U.S. district courts, the International Trade Commission, and foreign jurisdictions. Steve works with diverse clients and cases that range from high-profile, “bet-the-company” litigations for Fortune 500 companies to smaller litigations for rapidly growing start-up technology companies.

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Articles

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Alexander Middleton, Kevin J. Post, Steven Pepe The US District Court for the Northern District of California rules that an automotive company breaches FRAND commitments for the standard essential patents it was offering to license (Continental / Avanci)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. As new devices become wirelessly connected, the importance of fairly licensing cellular standard essential patents (SEPs) has become increasingly important. This (...)

Kevin J. Post, Lance Shapiro, Nathaniel Hyman, Samuel Brenner, Steven Pepe, Mark S. Popofsky The US District Court for the Northern District of California finds that a semiconductor company’s "no license, no chips" program violates antitrust laws (Qualcomm)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On May 21, 2019, following a full trial on the merits, Judge Koh of the Northern District of California issued a 233-page opinion in a closely watched case (...)

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