WASHINGTON, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Brian M. Koide to its Intellectual Property/Commercial Litigation Team. Koide joins the firm as a Member and will practice from McGlinchey Stafford's Washington, DC office.
Throughout his 20-year legal career, Koide has served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous high-tech, high-stakes patent infringement disputes. A registered patent attorney with an engineering degree, Koide combines his litigation, technical, and substantive patent law experience to represent clients in all phases of patent litigation.
"Brian is an outstanding, respected intellectual property attorney and litigator who brings solid experience and depth to McGlinchey Stafford," said R. Andrew Patty, who co-chairs the firm's national Intellectual Property practice group. "His experience representing companies in a wide range of high-tech disputes and complex litigation provides tremendous value to our clients. Brian is a great asset for our thriving Washington, DC business and a top-level resource for our clients," Patty added.
Koide has litigated a wide range of technologies, representing both patent holders and accused infringers in more than 50 district court patent infringement cases. His client base includes a range of companies from Fortune 100 to small startup entities. His litigation experience has included electronic payment systems, commercial vehicles, consumer electronics, smart phones, mobile apps, WiFi, encryption, graphic user interfaces, network equipment, digital cameras, digital printers, scanners, online auctions, digital image processing, and speech compression.
"I am excited to join McGlinchey Stafford's talented group of Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation attorneys," said Koide. "The firm has the national reach and depth across litigation and transactional practice disciplines. I am excited to bring my knowledge and experience to this dynamic and growing firm."
A 1997 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, Koide also holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He is a Registered Patent Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar. Koide was selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's Fellows Program in 2013 and has remained active in the organization since.
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