Amar L. Thakur is an experienced lead trial lawyer who has tried several significant patent cases to a jury verdict for Plaintiffs and Defendants. His jury trial successes as lead trial counsel for Plaintiff include a $147.2 million jury verdict on behalf of his client Mformation Technologies in 2012, and for Defendants, a complete defense jury verdict of no-infringement on all asserted claims from four patents on behalf of his clients Verizon Wireless and Novatel Wireless in 2017.
Mr. Thakur’s litigation experience includes representation of companies in wireless communications, medical devices, software, life technologies, chemicals and semiconductors in patent and commercial disputes. He has appeared before the federal courts throughout Arizona, California, Delaware, New York, Texas, Virginia and the International Trade Commission.
With substantial experience in acquisition of intellectual property and monetization of such assets, Mr. Thakur’s practice focuses on the development and enforcement of patent portfolios, as well as creating partnerships between IP clients and private investors who can help to monetize promising patent portfolios. He is considered a pioneer in the development of new alternative fee strategies for patent litigation.
Mr. Thakur was recognized in 2013 as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers.”