Mark Reiter is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s global Intellectual Property Practice Group and is a resident of the Dallas office. Mr. Reiter has extensive experience litigating intellectual property matters in Federal Courts, appellate courts, including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission.
Mr. Reiter has handled patent litigation matters dealing with a variety of technologies including immunization technologies, DNA sequencing and DNA assembly technologies, RNAi technologies, mass spectrometry, semiconductor manufacturing, design and processing, software, construction techniques, chemicals, medical devices and food technology. He has also handled trademark, trade secret, copyright matters, and unfair competition cases. Chambers sources say, “He is great on his feet and very technically sound. He’s a very sharp lawyer who’s always considering all the different angles to attack a problem from.” Mr. Reiter has been recognized for Intellectual Property in Texas by Chambers USA 2018 as well as named a Patent Star and Trademark Star by Managing Intellectual Property 2018 guide. Mr. Reiter has consistently been named to The Best Lawyers in America® (2009-2019) for Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation in addition to being named Best Lawyers® 2015 Patent Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas.
Mr. Reiter is a member of the Dallas Fort Worth Intellectual Property Law Association. Additionally, he served as adjunct law professor at Southern Methodist University where he taught intellectual property litigation.
Mr. Reiter received a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Texas and holds a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.
- Lead counsel for Uber Technologies in a multi-patent case regarding location-based, network infrastructure and transportation-related technologies filed by a patent assertion entity in the Western District of Texas.
- Lead counsel for Uber Technologies in two, separate multi-patent cases, filed by different patent enforcement entities in the Western District of Texas. The technology at issue involves location-based, network infrastructure and transportation-related technologies.
- Lead counsel for Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a multi-patent case involving networking technology filed in the Western District of Texas.
- Lead counsel for Kimberly-Clark Corporation in trade secret misappropriation, patent infringement and breach of employment agreement case against former employees relating to the manufacture of polymeric and cellulose based fabrics.
- Lead counsel for RXi Pharmaceuticals in trade secret misappropriation dispute relating to RNAi technology.
- Lead counsel for Shopify, Inc. in a patent case regarding web-based technology filed in the District of Delaware.
- Counsel for Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. in a multi-patent case regarding an Abbreviated New Drug Application filed by Mylan Laboratories seeking approval to manufacture and sell a generic version of Merck’s intravenous formulation of NOXAFIL®, a prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections.
- Counsel for Merck & Co./Intervet Inc. in multi-patent dispute against Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. regarding immunogenic compositions that protect against a particular porcine virus.
- Counsel for Natera, Inc. against Illumina, Inc. in a multi-patent case regarding non-invasive prenatal testing through the use of DNA sequencing and analytic techniques.
- Lead counsel for Micro Focus International plc, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Bank of America and Wells Fargo in a multi-patent, multi-forum dispute regarding network loading and testing.
- Lead counsel for Agilent Technologies in multi-patent litigation against Themo Fisher Scientific regarding inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry technologies.
- Lead counsel for Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and Lenovo in a patent infringement matter involving organization of data in a computer system.
- Lead counsel and counsel for Fitbit, Inc. in multi-patent, multi-case dispute, including multiple federal district court patent cases, state court trade secret misappropriation case, and patent infringement investigation in the International Trade Commission regarding technologies used to monitor activity and heart rate in activity trackers.
- Counsel for New England BioLabs, Inc. in arbitration against Synthetic Genomics, Inc. related to contract/licensing dispute regarding recombinant DNA formulations used to facilitate cloning of DNA strands.
- Lead counsel for Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal in a multi-patent and unfair competition case involving processes and chemistry involved in the manufacture of specialized steel. The case involved related litigation in Japan and Korea, which included claims for trade secret misappropriation.
- Lead Counsel for Agilent and Molecular Devices in patent infringement matter involving devices used to analyze DNA microarrays.
- Counsel for Life Technologies, Inc. in arbitration relating to genetic testing equipment.
- Counsel for T-Mobile in 8 patent dispute involving cellular telephony.
- Lead counsel for Frito-Lay in a multi-national patent ownership dispute