Stephen K. Shahida is a partner in Goodwin’s IP Litigation practice. Mr. Shahida focuses his practice on complex patent disputes and litigation involving divergent technologies. He is experienced with graphics accelerator chips, analog and digital circuit design, disk drives, massive storage devices, integrated circuit designs, semiconductor processes, semiconductor packaging, high modulus low shrinkage fibers, Internet and e-mail services, advanced medical devices, and various aspects of telephony. Mr. Shahida handles cases before district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2018, Mr. Shahida was a partner at Greenberg Traurig.

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  • Ecoservicesv. CAS: Co-lead counsel in jury trial in U.S. Dist. Court for the Central District of California. Secured a complete jury verdict in favor of the client on all claims in a patent infringement case related to jet engine washing.
  • Boston Scientific v. Medtronic. Represented client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit  in which the court affirmed the grant of a summary judgment that he also handled at the trial court.*
  • Mobile Telecommunications Technologies, LLC v. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (E.D. Tex.): Part of litigation and trial team that secured client’s first ever patent litigation winning jury trial verdict in the Eastern District of Texas.*
  • Uniloc USA, Inc. and Uniloc Luxembourg, S.A. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (E.D. Tex.): Representing client in ongoing litigation.*
  • Prisua Engineering Corp. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., et al. (S.D. Fl.): Representing client in on-going litigation.*
  • Dynamic Hosting Co. v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (E.D. Tex.): Achieved settlement on behalf of client early in the discovery process.*
  • Cypaleo LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. (E.D. Tex.): Achieved settlement on behalf of client.* 
  • Albert C. Jones v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (E.D. Tex.): Achieved settlement on behalf of client.*
  • Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Products, ITC Inv. 337-TA-1002. Represent Hebei Iron & Steel Respondents in expansive ITC investigation seeking to bar from entry into the U.S. all carbon and alloy steel products from China. Secured complete dismissal.*
  • Certain Resealable Packages with Slider Devices, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-962. Represent Complainant Reynolds Presto Products Inc. seeking exclusion of packages with slider devices. Secured complete dismissal.*
  • Certain Set-Top Boxes and Hardware and Software Components Thereof, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-761. Represented complainant Microsoft in ITC investigation seeking exclusion of TiVo’s DVRs. Investigation favorably settled after hearing.*
  • Certain Voltage Regulators, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-564. Lead counsel for complainant Linear Technology. Commission issued exclusion order after finding violation.*
  • Certain Voltage Regulator Circuits, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-521. Lead counsel for complainant Linear Technology. Case settled upon entry of consent judgment on eve of hearing.*
  • Prisua Engineering Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: Trial counsel for Samsung in patent infringement case in the Southern District of Florida relating to video substitution.*
  • Signal IP v. Kia Motors America, Inc.: Counsel for Kia Motors in a five patent case in the Central District of California relating to alleged infringement of patents relating to hybrid vehicles, occupant classification and blind spot detection systems. Secured a non-infringement in favor of Kia.*
  • Voxathon v. Hyundai Motors, America, Inc.: Counsel for Hyundai in patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas relating to automotive infotainment systems. Secured adismiss on Sectio 101 grounds.*
  • Raytheon Corporation v. Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.: Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. Counsel for Samsung in patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas relating to the process for manufacturing microelectronic devices. Case dismissed after successful IPR.*
  • Tessera, Inc. v. Amkor Technology, Inc.: Counsel for Amkor technology in case in dispute relating to semiconductor packaging technology.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Activities
  • Member, ITC Trial Lawyers Association


  • Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, "IP Stars," 2014-2019
  • Veterans Consortium, Certificate of Commendation for pro bono services, April 2018
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, 2015-2018
  • IAM magazine, "IAM Patent 1000," Litigation, 2014-2017, 2020






J.D., 1996
Georgetown University Law Center
Recipient, ABA-BNA Award for Excellence, Labor Law
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1991
George Mason University



District of Columbia


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court of Maryland
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