Aaron M. Levine
Mr. Levine is a partner in the Litigation and Patent Reexaminations Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s New Ventures and Corporate Transactions Group.
Mr. Levine has litigated patents involving a wide array of technologies and products including: vertical cavity surface emitting lasers, telematics systems for heavy trucks, interactive voice telephony, sports equipment, automotive components, medical devices and orthopedic implants, supply chain management software, GPS and other wireless location based services, point of interest software, wireless electronic email services, and Voice over Internet Protocol Services.
As part of the firm’s Reexaminations Group, Mr. Levine assists clients in developing and executing strategies to challenge patentability before the USPTO alongside the firm’s patent practitioners. Mr. Levine’s clients have successfully challenged patents and claims in wireless broadband, email synchronization and storage, chip packaging, smart phones and antenna technology.
As co-chair of the firm’s New Ventures and Corporate Transactions Group, Mr. Levine assists clients create new businesses and existing business create new structures and joint ventures with their partners. Mr. Levine assists clients in navigating and negotiating complex agreements relating to all manner of intellectual property – patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets – helps them create and execute strategies for due diligence, and assists in drafting complex commercial agreements.
Prior to his law career, Mr. Levine worked at Department of Energy - Sandia National Laboratories as a technical research assistant for the Combustion Research Division and the Advanced Systems Engineering Division.
"Technology: 4 things to consider before acquiring a tech startup. When you have the opportunity to merge or acquire a company whose technology you want, make sure you know what they own, how they own it and whether they can actually give it to you." InsideCounsel February 22, 2012.
- District of Columbia
- State of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 1998
- Cornell University, B.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 1995, with distinction