SHEKHAR VYAS
vyas@swdelaw.com
(302) 999-1540 - Ext.3

SHEKHAR VYAS has over sixteen years of experience counseling clients inin intellectual property and complex commercial law matters. Before joining Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC, he was a Partner at Fish & Richardson and The Eclipse Group,a Managing Attorney at Ladas & Parry LLP and in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar equity fund.

Mr. Vyas' practice concentrates on intellectual property-related matters, specifically including patent litigation, licensing, transactions, advising client executives, in-house counsel and engineering staff on intellectual property strategy at various stages of litigation and trial and foreign trademark prosecution. He has worked in the fields of electrical engineering, digital media, computer software, compression technologies, medical technology and telecommunications.

Mr. Vyas has represented parties, such as Microsoft and Intel, before multiple District Courts around the country, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit and the International Trade Commission. He has served as counsel for small to large clients on patent portfolio strategy, management and optimization. Mr. Vyas also acted as a lead negotiator in several licensing matters on behalf of emerging and Fortune 100 companies.

He currently serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) and sits on the committee for the Grant Access Portal for CONNECT, a San Diego regional non-profit organization with member support from the research community, private sector and government whose purpose is to educate the San Diego region on how to commercialize local research-based discoveries. Mr. Vyas participates on multiple committees within the San Diego chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum. He is an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) for the San Diego Sports Innovators, as well as for both of the annual entrepreneurial challenges sponsored by San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, and serves as a Redcoat on the Holiday and Poinsettia Bowls. He has served as a guest speaker on trademark and patent law at the University of San Diego and San Diego State University.

Education
George Washington University, B.S.E.E. 1995

St. John's University School of Law, J.D. 1999

Litigation Examples
Everglades Game Technologies, LLC v. GSN Games, Inc. et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Everglades in patent infringement actions related to automated technology for collect-and-win or match-and-win games.

Cirrex Systems, LLC v. The Spectranetics Corporation (D. Del.) -- Represent Cirrex in a patent infringement action related to optical fibers with enhanced light collection and illumination.

Smart Search Concepts, LLC v. Buy.com Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Smart Search in patent infringement actions related to systems and methods for searching databases on-the-fly.

SFA Systems, LLC v. eBay Inc. and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent SFA in patent infringement cases related to computer implemented sales systems and methods for facilitating processes relating to the sale and provision of products and services.

Kaavo Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Kaavo in patent infringement actions related to methods and systems for management of a cloud computing environment.

Deep Web, LLC v. IAC Search & Media, Inc. d/b/a Ask.com (W.D. Wash.) -- Represent Deep Web in a patent infringement suit related to deep web information.

Bright Response, LLC v. Rocket Software, LLC and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent Bright Response in patent infringement actions related to message understanding and response systems and methods.

Clear With Computers, LLC v. AGCO Corporation and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent Clear With Computers in patent infringement suits related to electronic proposal preparation systems and computerized methods and systems for selling products that involve creating customized proposals that are more tailored or targeted to providing the information desired by customers.

Parallel Iron, LLC v. Amazon Web Services, LLC et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Parallel Iron in patent infringement suits related to a large capacity storage system to provide sufficient throughput for high-volume, real-time applications.

Multimedia Patent Trust and Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft Corporation (S.D. Cal.) -- Defended Microsoft against video compression patent asserted by MPT and worked on ten patent counterclaim filed by Microsoft against Alcatel-Lucent. Jury returned a verdict of no infringement and awarded no damages to MPT.

Lucent Technologies Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation (S.D. Cal.) -- Defended Microsoft against three speech compression patents in multi-patent case brought by Lucent. Lucent dismissed two of the speech patents before trial. Court granted summary judgment of no infringement on the third speech patent, which was affirmed by the Federal Circuit.

Toshiba Corporation v. Juniper Networks, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented Juniper against Toshiba in assertion of four patents related to router technology. Case won on summary judgment and upheld on appeal.

Intel Corporation v. Broadcom Corporation (D. Del.) -- Represented Intel in asserting five patents against Broadcom. Jury returned verdict for Broadcom on two patents, after which Judge granted Intel’s motion for new trial and case settled.

Bellcore v. FORE Systems (D. Del.) -- Defended FORE against four ATM and Ethernet patents. Bellcore dismissed two patents prior to trial. After favorable Markman ruling on the two remaining patents, court entered final judgment of no infringement for FORE. Named top defense victory by National Law Journal in 2000. Federal Circuit affirmed one patent and reversed and remanded the other. Case settled after remand.

Bar Admissions
Admitted to the bar in California.

 
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