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Bill Kennedy

Principal

817.377.9111

Bill is a partner of the firm whose practice focuses on patent infringement litigation in the International Trade Commission and in District Court. Bill’s practice also includes complex commercial litigation and False Claims Act / whistleblower litigation.

Bill has litigated patent infringement lawsuits against some of the most well-funded and sophisticated technology companies in the world including, Samsung, Apple, Google, LG, Lenovo, VIZIO, Sony, Fitbit, Hewlett-Packard, and SK Hynix. Bill enjoys solving the challenges that arise from facing heavy-hitting companies and their attorneys in high-stakes patent litigation campaigns involving complex issues of technology and law.

Bill’s trial court experience includes cross-examining his opponents’ technical expert witness during an initial 100-day proceeding before the International Trade Commission, which Bill’s client won. Bill also handles all aspects of patent litigation pre-trial work including, claim construction hearings, discovery hearings, expert witness depositions, and fact witness depositions.

Bill received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 2006 and his electrical engineering degree from Texas A&M University in 2003. Upon graduation from law school, he practiced at the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and in the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.

Education

University of Texas – Austin

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence

Texas A&M University – College Station

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • False Claims Act Litigation
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

*Not licensed to practice in Illinois