Geoff represents technology-based clients in litigation matters, with a focus on patent litigation. He has experience with all aspects of patent litigation, including taking and defending fact and expert depositions, arguing claim construction, drafting summary judgment and evidentiary motions, trial and appeal.
Geoff has achieved favorable results for clients in patent suits, including obtaining decisions of invalidity under Section 101 from the PTAB, Western District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also has experience litigating patent disputes in other venues throughout the country.
Prior to joining Fenwick, Geoff served as a law clerk to the Honorable John D. Love, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, where he assisted Judge Love preside over a major patent litigation case involving a variety of technologies, including video game console controllers, automated railroad track scanners and flu vaccine manufacturing technology.
While in law school, Geoff was the executive articles editor of the Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law and served as a research assistant to Professor Avishalom Tor. He also completed an externship with the St. Joseph County Office of the Public Defender and an internship with PricewaterhouseCoopers.