Thane Bauz has extensive experience concerning patents relating to electronics, from early case assessment to trial. Representative engagements involve technologies such as semiconductor fabrication, IC layouts, encoders and decoders, surface mount packaging, flash memory circuitry, and networking components for data transport and storage. He has analyzed portfolios and negotiated sale of patents in the electronics space, such as switch fabrics, photodetectors and IC layouts. Representative clients include MediaTek, Photobit (now On Semiconductor), Intel, Texas Instruments, Spansion and AppliedMicro.

Representative electronics-related litigation engagements:

Blue Spike LLC v. DDM Brands, LLC et al.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Engaged on a case relating to virtual memory reallocation for protection of software, such as oblivious RAMs. Case is pending.

Quality Semiconductor Inc. v. Novalogic, LLC.
Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

Engaged on a case relating to Content Addressable Memory (CAM) designs. The case settled favorably after pre-trial motions.

Cyrix Corp. v. Intel Corp.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Represented defendant in a patent infringement case involving microprocessor power management and register renaming algorithms. The case settled on undisclosed terms.

ParkerVision, Inc. v. InfoSonics, Corp. et al.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Engaged to represent defendant in a multi-patent lawsuit concerning up-converting and down-converting of EM signals in broadband processors. Case was dismissed shortly after successful appeal in an unrelated case.

Intergraph Corp. v. Intel Corp.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Represented by defendant in a multi-patent infringement case involving microarchitecture of 64-bit processors. The case included an adverse decision at trial which was overturned by the Federal Circuit.

Marconi Communications Inc. v. Telecordia Technologies Inc.
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Engaged in a multi-patent action involving telecommunications architectures, switching fabrics and formatting of packetized data. The opposing party voluntarily stayed the case after issuance of a highly favorable claim construction decision.

SPH America LLP v. Acer Inc., et al.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Engaged in a multi-patent case relating to code-division multiple access processing of broadband signals in cellular phones.