Anthony D. Del Monaco
Anthony Del Monaco focuses his practice on patent litigation. He has been involved with litigation matters in a variety of technologies, including the mechanical, electrical, business methods, software, and chemical fields. Currently, he devotes most of his practice to litigating patents before the U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Mr. Del Monaco has experience in several aspects of patent litigation, including participating in all aspects of discovery and trial. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Del Monaco has assisted in advising clients on patent matters, including opinions of counsel.
During law school, Mr. Del Monaco spent a semester externing for the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa, Circuit Judge at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In 2004 and 2005, he also served as a summer law clerk for a Boston, Massachusetts patent boutique firm handling patent prosecution and litigation matters. Prior to law school, Mr. Del Monaco worked in the areas of information technology, construction management, and waste water treatment facility development and design.
- Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Control Technology, 337-TA-845 (ITC). Represented respondents LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. in patent litigation against Rovi Corp., Rovi Guides, Inc., Rovi Technology Corp., United Video Properties, Inc., Starsight Telecast, Inc., and Index Systems, Inc. The case settled favorably.
- Certain Blu-Ray Disc Players, Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same, 337-TA-820 (ITC). Represented respondents Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc., Sony Corporation of America, Sony Electronics, Inc., and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC in a patent litigation against Walker Digital, LLC. The case terminated favorably.
- Drager Medical AG & Co. v. Maquet, Inc. (D. Del.). Represented Maquet, Inc. and Maquet Critical Care AB in a patent litigation against Drager Medical AG & Co., Draeger Medical Inc., and Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. involving ventilators. The case settled favorably.
- Certain Mobile Telephones and Wireless Communication Devices Featuring Digital Cameras, 337-TA-703 (ITC). Represented respondent Research In Motion/BlackBerry in a patent litigation against Eastman Kodak. The Commission found no violation of Section 337 by BlackBerry.
- Certain Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp ("CCFL") Inverter Circuits and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-666 (ITC). Represented respondents Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPS), ASUSTeK Computer, Inc., ASUSTeK Computer International America (collectively ASUS) in patent litigation against O2 Micro International Ltd. and O2 Micro Inc. The Commission found no violation of Section 337 by MPS or ASUS.
- Certain Video Game Machines and Related Three-Dimensional Pointing Devices, 337-TA-658 (ITC). Represented complainant Hillcrest Laboratories in patent litigation against Nintendo, Co., Ltd. The case settled favorably after a full evidentiary hearing was conducted.
- Certain Short Wavelength Semiconductor Lasers and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-627 (ITC). Represented complainant Seoul Semiconductor Company in patent litigation against Nichia Corporation. The case settled favorably.
- Served as a law clerk for the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court, gaining significant experience working in its Business Litigation Session.
- Competitor in the Saul Lefkowitz Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition and former member of the Moot Court Board.
- Served as a teaching assistant for Civil Procedure, Trademark Law and Graduate Legal Skills, conducting weekly lectures and workshops for law students.
- U.S. International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association