Following a decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals to deny a mandamus petition by Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus Technology, Law360 spoke with Jackson Walker partner Arthur Gollwitzer about the case.
“If there’s a deeper message, the court may be saying to all the district courts, and it may just be dicta, don’t overuse this authority,” Arthur said. He also noted that the wording of the opinion “leaves plenty of room for people to try it out.”
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Arthur Gollwitzer combines experience gained as a federal prosecutor with 25 years in private practice to represent clients in patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret disputes, including jury trials and appeals. In addition to defending and enforcing intellectual property rights, Arthur is highly experienced in investigations and criminal litigation. Arthur writes and speaks frequently on patent litigation reform and other intellectual property issues. He has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Seventh, and Federal Circuits and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas. Arthur has also litigated matters in the Southern District of New York, the Northern District of Illinois, the Central and Northern Districts of California, the Northern District of Indiana, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.