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Patrick Maloney

Patrick Maloney
949.386.1611
patrick.maloney@armondwilson.com

Patrick Maloney is nationally recognized for his experience representing clients before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Patrick has an impressive track record of successfully navigating patents through the PTAB, arguing hearings, and obtaining favorable decisions either by denying institution outright or confirming patentability after a full trial. To date, Patrick has handled over 150 post-grant proceedings, including inter partes reviews (IPRs) and covered business method review (CBMs), spanning a wide variety of technologies including telecommunications, networking, electronics, antennas, streaming media, and medical devices.

In 2021, Managing IP ranked Patrick 9th nationwide on its list of most active IPR lawyers representing patent owners. Patexia ranked Patrick as the 19th most active IPR attorney for patent owners from 2015-2020.

Patrick is a registered patent attorney. Previously, he was an associate at Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP. At USC, Patrick evaluated and managed intellectual property at the University of Southern California’s Stevens Center for Innovation.

Education

J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law
senior editor, Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal
president, Jewish Law Student Association

B.S. chemistry, University of California, Davis

Representative Cases

Hulu and Netflix v. DivX, IPR2020-00647, IPR2020-00648 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully defended patent owner by securing rare final written decisions after full trials confirming challenged claims in IPRs challenging two patents covering adaptive bitrate streaming technology.

STMicroelectronics v. Purdue University, IPR2022-00252 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Board): successfully defended client Purdue University in defeating institution of IPR challenge to groundbreaking Purdue patent on silicon carbide MOSFET devices.

Apple v. MPH Technologies, IPR2019-00821, IPR2019-00822, IPR2019-00825 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully defended patent owner by securing complete victories upholding all challenged claims in portfolio.

Branch Banking & Trust v. Maxim Integrated Products, CBM2013-00059 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully obtained first denial of covered business method patent review based on statutory estoppel.

Apple v. SEVEN Networks, IPR2020-00507 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): obtained denial of institution upholding all challenged patent claims.

Unified Patents v. Dynamic Data Technologies, IPR2019-01085 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully obtained denial of institution by disqualifying asserted prior art.

Media, Speeches and Publications

Co-Author, The Ones to Watch: Patent Cases This Supreme Court Term, Daily Journal (Oct. 2022)

Exception to the Rule?, Nat’l Law Review (Sept. 2022)

Quoted, Good News for Patent Challengers – Vidal’s Fintiv Tweaks Will Reduce Discretionary Denials (IAM Media, June 2022)

PTAB Denies Bid to Revive Challenge to IP in $2.2B Jury Win, Law360 (Mar. 2022)

DivX Patent Survives PTAB Review in Netflix IP Fight, Law360 (Aug. 2021)

Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. Patent Office
State of California

Patrick Maloney

Patrick Maloney
949.386.1611
patrick.maloney@armondwilson.com

Patrick Maloney is nationally recognized for his experience representing clients before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Patrick has an impressive track record of successfully navigating patents through the PTAB, arguing hearings, and obtaining favorable decisions either by denying institution outright or confirming patentability after a full trial. To date, Patrick has handled over 150 post-grant proceedings, including inter partes reviews (IPRs) and covered business method review (CBMs), spanning a wide variety of technologies including telecommunications, networking, electronics, antennas, streaming media, and medical devices.

In 2021, Managing IP ranked Patrick 9th nationwide on its list of most active IPR lawyers representing patent owners. Patexia ranked Patrick as the 19th most active IPR attorney for patent owners from 2015-2020.

Patrick is a registered patent attorney. Previously, he was an associate at Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP. At USC, Patrick evaluated and managed intellectual property at the University of Southern California’s Stevens Center for Innovation.

Education

J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law
senior editor, Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal
president, Jewish Law Student Association

B.S. chemistry, University of California, Davis

Representative Cases

Hulu and Netflix v. DivX, IPR2020-00647, IPR2020-00648 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully defended patent owner by securing rare final written decisions after full trials confirming challenged claims in IPRs challenging two patents covering adaptive bitrate streaming technology.

STMicroelectronics v. Purdue University, IPR2022-00252 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Board): successfully defended client Purdue University in defeating institution of IPR challenge to groundbreaking Purdue patent on silicon carbide MOSFET devices.

Apple v. MPH Technologies, IPR2019-00821, IPR2019-00822, IPR2019-00825 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully defended patent owner by securing complete victories upholding all challenged claims in portfolio.

Branch Banking & Trust v. Maxim Integrated Products, CBM2013-00059 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully obtained first denial of covered business method patent review based on statutory estoppel.

Apple v. SEVEN Networks, IPR2020-00507 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): obtained denial of institution upholding all challenged patent claims.

Unified Patents v. Dynamic Data Technologies, IPR2019-01085 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): successfully obtained denial of institution by disqualifying asserted prior art.

Media, Speeches and Publications

Co-Author, The Ones to Watch: Patent Cases This Supreme Court Term, Daily Journal (Oct. 2022)

Exception to the Rule?, Nat’l Law Review (Sept. 2022)

Quoted, Good News for Patent Challengers – Vidal’s Fintiv Tweaks Will Reduce Discretionary Denials (IAM Media, June 2022)

PTAB Denies Bid to Revive Challenge to IP in $2.2B Jury Win, Law360 (Mar. 2022)

DivX Patent Survives PTAB Review in Netflix IP Fight, Law360 (Aug. 2021)

Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. Patent Office
State of California