Ronald J. Pabis

Ronald J. Pabis

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Ron Pabis is an experienced trial lawyer, who represents technology companies in patent litigation and patent licensing disputes. Mr. Pabis has been litigating patent cases for more than a decade in the networking, semiconductor, semiconductor packaging, software, and medical device fields. Mr. Pabis leads trial teams at all stages of the litigation process, including pre-suit disputes and negotiations, Markman and summary judgment hearings, and at trial. As part of his patent litigation practice, Mr. Pabis regularly represents companies in United States District courts throughout the country and in Section 337 cases before the US International Trade Commission. He has also tried a number of matters before arbitration panels including panels before the International Chamber of Commerce and has appeared before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in inter partes review proceedings.

Mr. Pabis is a skilled litigation attorney with numerous honors including being listed as Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, "IP Stars," (2014); IAM Magazine’s, "The IAM Patent 1000," (2014); and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers (2015).

Prior to joining the firm, Ronald was partner in the Washington, D.C. office of a multidisciplinary firm.

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Experience

  • Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Products, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1002: Representing client in ongoing investigation related to alloy and steel products from China
  • Certain Height-Adjustable Desk Platforms and Components Thereof, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-992: Achieved settlement for client after the close of fact discovery.°
  • Certain Digital Televisions Containing Integrated Circuit Devices, 337-TA-806. Acted as counsel for Renesas and 511 Technologies, Inc. in ITC investigation seeking exclusion of Vizio's digital televisions.°
  • Certain Digital Televisions, 337-TA-789. Acted as counsel for Renesas Electronics Corporation and Renesas Electronics America, Inc. in ITC investigation regarding QAM demodulation.°
  • Certain Digital Cameras, case number 337-TA-671. Represented complainant Samsung Electronics, Ltd. in patent-based section 337 investigation regarding patents related to digital camera technology against Eastman Kodak, Inc.°
  • Certain Voltage Regulators, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-564. Acted as trial counsel for complainant Linear Technology in 337 investigation regarding analog circuitry. Commission issued exclusion order after finding violation. Additionally, acted as trial counsel in enforcement proceeding to enforce the limited exclusion order.°
  • Certain Systems for Detecting and Removing Viruses or Worms, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-510. Acted as counsel in enforcement proceeding for complainant Trend Micro. Settled in enforcement phase after finding of violation and grant of partial summary judgment of violation of cease and desist order.°
  • AATI v. U.S.I.T.C. Acted as counsel for intervener Linear Technology in appeal to Federal Circuit.°
  • DynavairLLC v. Linear Technology, Inc., Counsel for Linear in patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas related to battery cell balancing technology. Secured dismissal with prejudice.
  • Prisua Engineering Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Counsel for Samsung in patent infringement case in the Southern District of Florida relating to video substitution.
  • Signal IP v. Kia Motors America, Inc., Counsel for Kia Motors in a five patent case in the Central District of California relating to alleged infringement of patents relating to hybrid vehicles, occupant classification and blind spot detection systems. Court granted summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of Kia.
  • Voxathon v. Hyundai Motors, America, Inc., Counsel for Hyundai in patent infringement action relating to automotive entertainment systems. Court granted motion to dismiss on Section 101 grounds.
  • Raytheon Corporation v. Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. Counsel for Samsung in patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas relating to the process for manufacturing microelectronic devices. Court stayed case pending resolution of IPR.
  • Mobile Telecommunications Technologies, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co. Counsel for Samsung in case in Eastern District of Texas relating to communication systems.
  • Tessera, Inc. v. Amkor Technology, Inc. Counsel for Amkor technology in case in the District of Delaware relating to semiconductor packaging technology.
  • Tessera, Inc. v. Renesas Electronics Corporation. Acted as counsel for Renesas Electronics Corporation in a patent infringement action regarding semiconductor packaging.°
  • Invensas Corporation v. Renesas Electronics Corporation. Acted as counsel for Renesas Electronics Corporation in a patent infringement action regarding semiconductor packaging.°
  • Linear Technology v. Monolithic Power Systems. Acted as trial counsel for plaintiff Linear Technology in jury trial relating to analog circuitry, which ended with a jury verdict of infringement.°
  • Fenner Investments v. Dell, Inc. Counsel for Dell in patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas involving routers, IP packets bridges and related technologies, which was settled before trial.°
  • Hitachi Global Storage Technologies v. G.S.Magic. Acted as counsel for HGST case that settled before trial in the in Northern District of California.°
  • Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. v. Michelson. Acted as trial counsel in three-month patent jury trial regarding spinal implant technology in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.°
  • Research Corporation Technologies v. Lexmark Int'l. Acted as counsel for Research Corporation Technologies in six-patent case regarding printer software technology. Case was settled following summary judgment and Markman rulings.°
  • Arbitrated dispute between medical device manufacturers in a nine-day hearing regarding the parties' rights under a patent license agreement. Received arbitration award favorable to the client after hearing.°
  • Acted as counsel for hard disk drive manufacturer in nine patent case regarding storage technology in Eastern District of Texas.°
  • Amkor Technology, Inc. v. Tessera, Inc., IPR2013-00242. Counsel for Amkor technology in case relating to semiconductor packaging technology.
  • Kia Motors America, Inc. v. Signal IP, Case IPR2016-00115 and joinder case IPR2015-01004. Counsel for Kia Motors in inter partes review proceeding relating to hybrid vehicles, occupant classification and blind spot detection systems.
  • Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. v. Raytheon Company, Case IPR2016-00739 and IPR2016-00962. Counsel for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in inter partes review proceeding relating to the process of manufacturing a microelectronic device using a removable support substrate and etch-stop.
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Mobile Telecommunications Technologies, LLC, Cases IPR2015-01724, IPR2015-01725, IPR2015-01726, and IPR2015-01727. Counsel for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in inter partes review proceeding relating to a nationwide communication system. Case settled after institution.
  • SK Hynix Inc., SK Hynix America Inc., SK Hynix memory solutions Inc., and Hynix Semiconductor Manufacturing America Inc. v. DSS Technology Management, Case IPR2016-00192. Counsel for SK Hynix Inc., SK Hynix America Inc., SK Hynix memory solutions Inc., and Hynix Semiconductor Manufacturing America Inc. in inter partes review proceeding relating to semiconductor structure having reduced lateral plug erosion.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Pabis prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, "IP Stars," 2014-2017
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, 2015-2017
  • Listed, IAM magazine, "IAM Patent 1000," Litigation, 2014-2017

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Albany Law School, 1994
  • B.S., Biology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 1988
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida