About Me

PATENT LITIGATION
PATENT LICENSING
CLIENT COUNSELING
PATENT EVALUATION

About Me

/Who Am I

I represent clients of all sizes, ranging from leading technology companies to individual inventors.

Prior to founding Bradford Black P.C., I was a litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in San Francisco where I represented Cisco Systems in multiple complex patent litigation cases. While at Kirkland, I helped secure a complete defense victory for Cisco against Rembrandt Technologies LP—including an award of $51.2 million in attorneys’ fees.

Later, while still working with my Kirkland colleagues, I represented Apple in both offensive and defensive cases before the ITC, foreign courts, and U.S. district courts. After opening my own firm, I teamed up with former Kirkland attorneys at Desmarais LLP to represent Cisco once again—this time resulting in a trial victory for Cisco against VirnetX Holding Corporation. After the VirnetX victory, I continued to work with attorneys at Desmarais LLP on patent litigations throughout the United States.

Recently, I have focused on representing individual inventors against many of the largest corporations in the world. I have secured over one hundred individual patent licenses for inventors—generating millions of dollars for my clients.

I am a registered patent attorney and licensed to practice in California, Texas, and the District of Columbia. I received my computer science degree, with high honors, from the University of Texas at Austin. I received my law degree, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School where I was an editor of the International Law Review, Moot Court Board Member, and a finalist in the Giles S. Rich Intellectual Property Law Moot Court Competition.