Bryan Basso is a patent litigator based in Fish & Richardson’s Silicon Valley office. Mr. Basso represents both plaintiffs and defendants, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in complex patent litigation in U.S. district courts, before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
With a background in electrical engineering, Mr. Basso’s practice encompasses a wide range of products and technology, including microprocessors, memory, optical communications, software, GPS navigation systems, semiconductor fabrication, networking, consumer products, sports equipment, graphics cards, satellite communications, and power supplies. In addition to his work before the ITC, Mr. Basso has experience in a variety of U.S. district courts, including in the Northern Districts of California, Illinois, and Ohio, the Eastern Districts of Texas and Michigan, the Western District of Texas, and the Districts of Delaware and Utah.
Mr. Basso’s broad litigation experience includes all aspects of patent cases from pre-suit investigation to fact and expert discovery, claim construction, dispositive motion practice, trial, post-trial briefing, and appeal. Mr. Basso’s experience also includes inter partes review proceedings on behalf of both patent owners and petitioners as well as assisting clients with design patent litigation and patent due diligence. Furthermore, Mr. Basso provides analysis and counseling to clients outside of litigation in connection with large-scale patent due diligence, patent risk analysis, and other forms of patent analysis to provide meaningful advice to support business decisions in licensing, monetization, and other business transactions.
Prior to joining Fish, Mr. Basso had previous technical experience with Novell as a software tester. During law school, Mr. Basso worked as a legal extern in Novell’s legal department and served as an arbitrator at BYU’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.
- Opinions and Strategic Counseling
- ITC Litigation
- Patent Litigation
- Trade Secret Litigation
J.D. cum laude, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (2011)
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University (2008)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2009
- California 2011
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
February 4, 2019
Fish & Richardson Elevates 11 Attorneys to Principal
July 26, 2018
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April 25, 2017
Fish & Richardson and Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Win $3.2 Million Award in Housing Discrimination Class Action Case