Bryan K. Basso
- Silicon Valley
- Phone Numbers
- o: 650-839-5206
Bryan Basso represents both plaintiffs and defendants, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in complex patent and trade secret litigation. He has successfully tried and managed cases through all phases of litigation in courts across the country. He also provides analysis and counseling to clients faced with a variety of nonlitigation patent issues.
Bryan has represented clients in many venues across the U.S., including a number of U.S. District Courts like the Northern Districts of California, Illinois, and Ohio, the Eastern Districts of Texas and Michigan, the Central District of California, the Western District of Texas, as well as the Districts of Delaware, Massachusetts, and Utah. He also represents clients before the U.S. International Trade Commission and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
With a background in electrical engineering, Bryan’s practice encompasses a wide range of products and technologies, including, for example, semiconductor design and fabrication, mobile devices and displays, microprocessors, FPGAs, memory, optical communications, graphics cards, software, navigation systems, networking, medical devices, consumer products, sports equipment, graphics cards, satellite communications, and power supplies.
His broad litigation experience includes all aspects and phases of cases from pre-suit investigations to fact and expert discovery, claim construction, dispositive motion practice, trial, post-trial briefing, and appeal. He also represents both patent owners and petitioners in inter partes review proceedings, as well as assists clients with trade secret litigation, ITC litigation, design patent litigation, and patent due diligence. He is experienced in crafting strategy and advising clients facing disputes in multiple venues and litigation phases, all in a coordinated way that accomplishes his clients’ goals.
Clients also rely on Bryan for analysis and counseling outside of litigation in connection with licensing, large-scale patent due diligence, patent risk assessment, monetization, and in the context of other business transactions and opportunities.
Before joining Fish, Bryan gained technical and legal experience with Novell. As a software tester, he designed, programmed, and automated software testing in a variety of environments. As a legal extern, he worked on open-source licensing, copyright compliance, invention disclosure policies, and other intellectual property issues. In law school, he served as an arbitrator at Brigham Young University’s Center for Conflict Resolution.
NEC Corporation v. Xtera, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) – Represented NEC in patent case related to optical communication systems.
Immersion Corporation v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented Samsung in patent case related to mobile haptics.
Certain Subsea Telecommunication Systems and Components Thereof (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1098) – Represented NEC Respondents against patent infringement claims brought by Xtera seeking exclusion of certain components in subsea optical communication systems.
Certain Submarine Telecommunication Systems and Components Thereof (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1113) – Represented NEC Complainants in patent infringement claims brought by NEC seeking exclusion of certain components in subsea optical communication systems.
Certain Non-volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1046) – Represented Macronix Complainants against Toshiba seeking exclusion of Toshiba memory products.
Corel Software LLC v. Microsoft Corp. (D. Utah) – Represents Microsoft in patent case related to office productivity software.
Personalized Media Communications, LLC v. Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented Samsung in patent case related to television systems and components.
01 Communique Laboratory, Inc. v. Citrix Systems, Inc. et al. (N.D. Ohio) – Represented Citrix in patent case related to remote access software.
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. v. Linear LLC, and Nortek Security & Control LLC (N.D. Ill.) – Represented Chamberlain in patent case related to remote garage door control and sensing via the internet.
IPLearn-Focus, LLC v. Microsoft Corporation (N.D. Cal.) – Represented Microsoft in patent case related to Xbox Kinect.
CDR Printing LLC v. FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented FedEx in a patent case involving system for ordering, printing, and shipping materials.
Phison Electronics Corp. v. PNY Technologies, Inc. (D. Del.) – Represented Phison in patent case related to flash memory controllers and housing.
Media Rights Technologies, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation (N.D. Cal.) – Represented Microsoft in patent case related to copyright enforcement apparatus.
Financial Systems Technology Pty. Ltd., et al. v. Microsoft Corporation,et al. (N.D. Ill.) – Represented Microsoft in patent case related to relational databases.
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, et al. v. Power Integrations, Inc. (D. Del.) – Represented Power Integrations in patent case related to power supply controllers.
Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., et al. (N.D. Cal.) – Represented Power Integrations in patent case related to power supply controllers.