Mr. Kline has won multimillion-dollar jury verdicts of willful patent infringement and has defeated claims against clients in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He has coordinated and overseen the execution of multi-district litigation in the United States and Europe. His notable victories include:
- A jury verdict of willful patent infringement, following a two-week trial, for a leading manufacturer of semi-conductor manufacturing equipment.
- Summary judgment of invalidity of a patent asserted against a leading provider of remote access software. Mr. Kline defended the judgment on appeal to the Federal Circuit, and won affirmance of the ruling.
- An arbitration award for a leading consumer products company, following six days of oral hearing, finding that our client’s pregnancy detection test strips were not covered by a licensor’s patents and therefore not royalty-bearing.
- Dismissal of patent infringement claims filed against a marketing automation company. The court based its decision to dismiss the claims against our client on testimony from the plaintiff’s founder that Mr. Kline elicited through cross-examination at a hearing to show cause.
- Summary judgment of noninfringement of a patent asserted against a global athletic shoe company. Mr. Kline defended the judgment on appeal to the Federal Circuit and won affirmance of the ruling.
- An arbitration award following a week-long hearing conducted in connection with a patent interference proceeding awarding priority of invention to our client for a key patent family concerning immunoassay technology.
- Reversal at the Federal Circuit of a finding of noninfringement against our client in a case involving septal occluders (for treating heart defects) and on remand to the district court won summary judgment of infringement in favor of our client.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2005, Mr. Kline was a partner at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston, where he chaired both the Patent and Intellectual Property Practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group.