Elliot Hales
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Elliot Hales

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hales.elliot@dorsey.com

Overview

ELLIOT HELPS CLIENTS LITIGATE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISPUTES IN A WIDE ARRAY OF INDUSTRIES AND VENUES.

Elliot is experienced in patent infringement litigation in federal court, the International Trade Commission, and post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has practiced in U.S. District Courts in Utah, Delaware, Minnesota, and Texas.

Education & Admissions

Cornell University (J.D., 2013), CALI Award Recipient; General Editor, Cornell International Law Journal; Moot Court Board Member

Brigham Young University (B.A., 2010)

Admissions

  • California
  • Utah

Languages

  • Norwegian

Experience

Representative Litigation

Patent Litigation

  • Defended validity of each of more than 40 challenged claims in an instituted IPR (video conferencing technology)
  • Secured ITC finding that multiple claims in multiple asserted patents were valid and infringed, meriting an exclusion order (networking hardware and software)
  • Secured favorable settlement for defendant in ITC action before trial (symbol recognition technology)

Industries & Practices

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Immigration: Safe Haven Award recipient; assisted DACA applicants secure protected status
  • Election Protection: drafted jurisdictional rights summaries to assist voters; managed call-in center for voting-day rights disputes
  • Identity theft: Assisted former foster child dealing with institutional identity theft and resulting tax burden
Elliot Hales