Ajit Dang is a Principal in the Atlanta office of Fish & Richardson. His practice emphasizes patent litigation and licensing. Before joining the firm, Mr. Dang served as an extern for Justice Cantero, III of the Florida Supreme Court.
Prior to entering the field of law, Mr. Dang gained valuable engineering experience working in software design and network engineering. He taught himself C/C++, took his first job as a web developer, and obtained Microsoft Certified Professional certifications before entering college. While studying computer science at Stetson, he worked part time during the semesters and full time during the summers as an Internal Software Developer for the school, primarily designing both administrative and public-facing PHP/MySQL web applications. Prior to and during his education at Stetson, he also worked as a Network Engineer for one of the largest IT consulting firms in Florida and was the network administrator for a successful hedge fund company.
Mr. Dang has experience litigating patents at the U.S. International Trade Commission and in federal courts across the country, including district courts in Delaware, Texas, Florida, California, and Massachusetts. His experience covers all major aspects of litigation, including pre-filing investigations, case management, summary judgment and other motion practice, claim construction, trial, and appeal. Mr. Dang’s claim construction experience includes drafting claim construction briefs and supporting expert declarations, as well as arguing terms during Markman proceedings. He is also experienced in all aspects of fact and expert discovery, including taking and defending fact and expert depositions, and assisting technical experts with opening and rebuttal reports.
Mr. Dang has litigated patents covering a diverse range of technologies, including consumer and business-to-business e-commerce systems; multi-tiered web-enabled applications; 2G, 3G, and 4G systems and standards including CDMA, OFDM, HSPA, LTE/LTE-A; 802.11 and 802.15.4 wireless and mesh technologies; digital diagnostic imaging and medical software; product lifecycle management software solutions; semiconductor design and fabrication; and high-power turbocharger and axial bearing design.
Parallel Networks Licensing, LLC v. Microsoft (D. Del. 2013, Robinson, J.) – Counsel to Microsoft in patent infringement suit concerning dynamic load balancing; case currently in discovery.
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Tablet Computers, Media Players, and Televisions, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-862) – representing Samsung against patent infringement claims brought by Ericsson involving patents declared essential to the 2G, 3G and 4G LTE mobile standards.
Arendi S.A.R.L. v. LG Electronics (D. Del. 2012, Stark, J.) – Counsel to LG Electronics in patent infringement suit concerning user interface features of mobile handsets; case currently stayed pending IPR.
Lexington Luminance v. Amazon (D. Mass. 2012, Casper, J.) – Counsel to Amazon in patent infringement suit concerning LED semiconductors; judgment of indefiniteness currently on appeal.
ABB v. TurboUSA and TurboNED (S.D. Fla. 2012, Moore, J.) – Counsel to ABB in patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation actions concerning turbocharger technologies; case currently on appeal.
BBC v. Intel (C.D. Cal. 2009, Wilson, J.) – Counsel to Intel in patent infringement suit concerning business automation software; case currently stayed pending reexamination of the patents-in-suit.
Kellstrom Integration Solutions v. Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software (E.D. Tex. 2010, Love, M.J.) – Counsel to Siemens in patent infringement suit concerning product lifecycle management software. Obtained favorable settlement based on a strong invalidity defense.
Parallel Networks v. Orbitz, Priceline, and Netflix (E.D. Tex. 2007, Folsom, J.) – Counsel to Orbitz, Priceline, and Netflix in patent infringement suit concerning multi-tiered web platforms and load balancing. Successfully obtained covenant not to sue and dismissal with prejudice without any payment to plaintiff.
LG Electronics v. Petters Group Worldwide, LLC et al. (E.D. Tex. 2008, Folsom, J.) – Counsel to LG Electronics in patent infringement suit concerning flat panel televisions; settled favorably.
Document Generation Corporation v. McKesson Information Solutions LLC (E.D. Tex. 2008, Davis, J.) – Counsel for McKesson in multi-defendant patent infringement claim involving medical personnel report and notes generating systems; settled favorably.
Hospital Systems Corporation v. McKesson Information Solutions LLC, et al. (E. D. Tex. 2007, Ward, J.) – Counsel for McKesson in multi-defendant patent infringement claim involving Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS); settled favorably.
DR Systems, Inc. v. McKesson Information Systems LLC (S. D. Cal. 2006, Brewster, J.) – Counsel for McKesson in multi-defendant patent infringement claim involving Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS); settled favorably.
IP Co., LLC v. Cellnet Technology, Inc. et al. (N.D. Ga. 2006, Carnes, J.) – Counsel for Cellnet Technology and related parties in patent infringement, patent ownership, and breach of contract dispute relating to mesh networking technology; settled favorably.