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Paul Zeineddin is a lead trial lawyer with over sixty patent infringement cases in U.S. District Courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) with a special focus on complex issues arising from standard-essential patents (SEPs) and their FRAND commitments. Paul has also represented clients in the United Nations, and various international standard-setting organizations on SEPs and FRAND issues.

Paul has served as the lead negotiator in large global licensing deals relating to SEPs and in the formation of several patent pools. He has also worked closely with his clients European and Asian counsel on global FRAND disputes.

Paul has a BS and an MS in electrical engineering. Before embarking on his legal career, Paul served as a senior telecommunications engineer in British Telecom and the MITRE Corporation.

Representative Matters

Section 337 International Trade Commission Investigations

  • Philips v. Thales, Certain UMTS and LTE Cellular Communication Modules and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-240 (2020)
  • InterDigital v. Samsung Electronics, Certain Wireless Devices with 3G and/or 4G Capabilities and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-868 (2013)
  • Samsung Electronics v. Ericsson, Certain Wireless Telecommunications Equipment and Articles Therein, Inv. No. 337-TA-866 (2013)
  • Ericsson v Samsung Electronics, Devices with Secure Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-862 (2013)
  • Murata v. Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Certain Ceramic Capacitors, Inv. No. 337-TA-692 (2009)
  • Saxon Innovations v. Samsung Electronics, Certain Electronic Devices Including Handheld Wireless Communications Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-673 (2009)
  • Samsung Electronics v. Kodak, Certain Mobile Telephones and Wireless Communication Devices Featuring Digital Cameras, Inv. No. 337-TA-671 (2009)
  • Kodak v. Samsung Electronics, Certain Mobile Telephones and Wireless Communication Devices Featuring Digital Cameras, Inv. No. 337-TA-663 (2008)
  • InterDigital v. Samsung Electronics, Certain 3G Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) Handsets, Inv. No. 337-TA-601 (2007)
  • Broadcom v. Qualcomm and Intervenor Samsung Electronics, Certain Baseband Processor Chips and Chipsets, Transmitter and Receiver (Radio) Chips, Power Control Chips, Including Cellular Telephone Handset, Inv. No. 337-TA-543 (2005)
  • Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics, Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-583 (2006)
  • Samsung Electronics v. Ericsson, Certain Wireless Communication Equipment, Inv. N. 337-TA-577 (2006)
  • Corning v. Optical Fibre and Chromatic Technologies, Certain Coated Optical Waveguide Fibers, Inv. No. 337-TA-410X (1998)
  • Raychem v. ECI Telecom, Certain Telephonic Digital Added Main Line Systems, Inv. No. 337-TA-400 (1997)

Federal District Courts

  • TOT Power v Samsung Electronics, D. Del (2021)
  • Ericsson v Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2021)
  • Philips v Thales, D. Del. (2020)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute v Samsung Electronics, D. N.J. (2019)
  • Huawei Technologies v Samsung Electronics, N.D. Ca. (2016)
  • Koninklijke KPN N.V. C. Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2015)
  • Evolved Wireless v. Samsung Electronics, D. Del. (2015)
  • Cellular Communications Equipment v. Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2014)
  • InterDigital v. Samsung Electronics, D. Del. (2013)
  • Ericsson v Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electronics v. Ericsson, E.D. Tex. (2012)
  • Negotiated Data Solutions v. Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2011)
  • H-W Technology v. Samsung Electronics, N.D. Tex. (2011)
  • Saxon Innovations v. Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2009)
  • Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics, E.D. Tex. (2006)
  • St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants v. Samsung Electronics, D. Del. (2005)
  • ITT Manufacturing v. Samsung Electronics, D. Del. (2003)
  • Northpoint Technology v. MDS America, S.D. Fla. (2001)
  • Alcatel Internetworking v. Cisco Systems, C.D. Ca. (2000)
  • Sightsound.com v. N2K and CDNow, W.D. Pa. (1998)
  • Ronald A. Katz and MCI v. American Transtech, E.D. Pa. (1997)

Education

  • JD – The George Washington University Law School (1999)
  • MS, Electrical Engineering – Ohio University (1993)
  • BS, Electrical Engineering – Ohio University (1990)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • US District Court District of Columbia
  • US District Court Eastern District of Texas

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