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Office | Houston, TX

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John Brinkmann is an intellectual property litigation attorney and a partner of Blue Peak Law Group.  John specializes in representing leading technology and semiconductor companies in complex, high-stakes cases in U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and elsewhere.  He has worked closely with experts and engineers on those cases to analyze his clients’ most complicated issues.  In addition to patent and trade secret litigation, he specializes in pre-suit investigations, patent portfolio analysis and patent diligence matters.


John began his career in intellectual property litigation in 2002 as a technical advisor at Weil Gotshal and Fish & Richardson becoming an attorney in 2009.  His experience covers a broad range of technologies, including CPU, GPU and SoC architecture, nonvolatile memories, high-performance computing, wireless communication standards, semiconductor processing, DRAM architecture and memory controllers, medical devices, and networking standards and hardware.


  • Future Link Systems, LLC v. Apple Inc. (ITC); (WDTX)

  • Ericsson Inc. et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. (ITC); (EDTX)

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited v. GlobalFoundries US Inc. (DDE)

  • Bandspeed LLC v. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (WDTX)

  • SEVEN Networks, LLC v. Apple Inc. (EDTX); (PTAB)

  • Qualcomm Incorporated v. Apple Inc. (ITC); (SDCA); (NDCA); (CA Sup. Ct.)

  • GUI Global Products, Ltd. d/b/a Gwee v. Apple Inc. (SDTX); (PTAB)

  • Driveprint LLC v. HP Inc. (SDTX)

  • Realtime Data LLC d/b/a IXO v. Apple Inc. (EDTX)

  • Hall Data Sync Technologies LLC v. Apple Inc. (EDTX)

  • Ericsson Inc. et al v. Apple Inc. (ITC); (EDTX)

  • Vantage Point Technology, Inc. v. Apple Inc. (EDTX)

  • Abstrax, Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Company (EDTX)

  • Memory Integrity LLC v. Apple Inc. (DDE)

  • PanTaurus LLC v. Apple Inc. (EDTX)

  • VirnetX Inc. et al v. Microsoft Corporation (EDTX)

  • Keranos, LLC v. Apple Inc., et al. (EDTX)

  • Microunity Systems Engineering Inc. v. Apple Inc., et. al. (EDTX)

  • Rambus, Inc. v. NVIDIA Corporation (ITC)

  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations, LLC v. Intel Corporation, et al. (EDTX)

  • Microunity Systems Engineering, Inc. v. Intel Corporation, et al. (EDTX)

  • Rambus, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. (NDCA)


  • Fish & Richardson, P.C.

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center (2009)

  • M.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Rice University (2002)

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rice University (2000)


  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

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