Jamie McDole is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. In addition to his law degree, Jamie holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. His primary focus includes jury trials, Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission and appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Jamie's experience includes preparing for and participating in several patent jury and bench trials in areas of pharmaceuticals, wireless communications, semiconductors, oil and gas, and electronic check conversion, performing discovery in preparation for trials, defending and taking depositions, and negotiating and drafting settlement and license agreements to intellectual property rights.
Jamie's notable patent cases from August 1999 to present* include:
- Amsted Industries Incorporated v. Tianrui Group Foundry et. al (S.D. Illinois). Recently filed complaint on behalf of client Amsted. Technology relates to manufacturing process for railway sideframe and bolsters. Favorable settlement achieved.
- Accenture LLC et al. v. Guidewire, Inc. (E.D. Va and N.D. Cal.). Successfully moved to transfer defensive case from E.D. Virginia to N.D. California. Favorable settlement achieved.
- In the Matter of Certain Mobile Communications And Computer Devices And Components Thereof (USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-704). Asserted several patents on behalf of client Apple Inc. against Nokia, Inc. and Nokia Corp. Hearing concluded November 12, 2010. Favorable settlement achieved.
- In the Matter of Certain Personal Data And Mobile Communications Devices And Related Software (USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-710). Asserted several patents on behalf of clients Apple Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc. against Nokia, Inc., Nokia Corp., High Technology Computer Corp. (HTC), and Exedea, Inc. Hearing concluded April 2011. Prevailed at ITC.
- In the Matter of Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-726). Defend client Research in Motion in Section 337 Investigation filed by FlashPoint Technologies relating to camera technology on mobile devices. Favorable settlement achieved.
- In the Matter of Certain Authentication Systems, Including Software And Handheld Electronic Devices (USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-697). Defended client Research in Motion in Section 337 Investigation filed by Prism Technologies relating to authentication systems in mobile devices. Favorable settlement achieved.
- Visto Corp. v. Research in Motion et al. (E.D. Texas). Defended client in patent infringement suit relating to BlackBerry architecture and system and multiple patent claims and counter-assert RIM patents. Favorable settlement achieved.
- Amgen et al v. Ariad Pharm. et. al. (District of Delaware). Assert declaratory judgment patent action on behalf of Amgen relating to anti-inflammatory drugs such as Enbrel and Kineret. Prevailed on summary judgment.
- Baltimore Aircoil Company v. Evapco, Inc. (District of Maryland). Asserted two patents relating to evaporative condensers and coils. Favorable settlement achieved.
- Beam Industries et al v. Canavac Systems, Inc. (N.D. Ohio) - Successfully defended Canavac Systems against patent infringement claims as first chair in case relating to central vacuum cleaning systems. Favorable settlement achieved.
- LML Patent Corp. v. TeleCheck Services, Inc. et al. (District of Delaware). Technology and patents included electronic check conversion systems. Favorable settlement achieved.
- InPro II Licensing v. Research in Motion, Ltd et al. (District of Delaware). Technology included personal digital assistants commonly known as the BlackBerry. Successfully defeated infringement claims, affirmed on appeal.
- National Steel Car Ltd. v. Canadian Pacific Railway et al. (E.D. of Pennsylvania). Technology included railcar design. Prevailed in preliminary injunction hearing and obtained favorable settlement.
- Conoco and Conoco Specialty Products, Inc. v. Energy & Environmental International, Inc. et al. (S.D. of Texas). Technology includes polymer based flow enhancers for petroleum products. Prevailed at trial.
- Hunter Engineering Co. v. Snap-On, Inc. et al., (E.D. of Wisconsin). Technology included car wheel alignment devices and electronics for same. Favorable settlement achieved.
- In the Matter of Certain Set-Top Boxes And Components Thereof (USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-454). Defended Pioneer Corp. in Section 337 Investigation filed by Gemstar relating to electronic program guides for cable set-top boxes. Obtained favorable ruling from ITC and favorable settlement.
- Great Lakes Chemical Co. v. Archimica SPC and BTP, LLC (District of Delaware). Technology included protease inhibitor drugs used to fight AIDS. Prevailed at trial.
- Qualcomm Co. v. Motorola (Southern District of California). Technology included CDMA cell phone and base station technology. Favorable settlement achieved.
- Micron Technology, Inc. v. Mosel Vitelic, Inc. (District of Delaware - J. Sleet). Technology included multiple types of processes and products related to semiconductor manufacturing. Favorable settlement achieved.
* Some of these representations were handled by Jamie prior to his joining Haynes and Boone.
- Chicago-Kent IP Moot Court Honor Society; Best Appellate Brief & Oral Advocate; Overall Champion
- Recipient of the 1999 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Scholarship