Wendi R. Schepler | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Wendi Schepler
Wendi Schepler

Wendi R. Schepler

Counsel, Silicon Valley

T +1 650 213 0323

E wschepler@whitecase.com

Overview

Wendi R. Schepler joined White & Case LLP in 2003. Ms. Schepler is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on high-technology litigation and patent prosecution. Her practice also includes strategic patent counseling and preparing patent-related legal opinions.

Ms. Schepler has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in various areas of technology including integrated circuits, photovoltaic (solar) cells, computer networks, USB flash drives, guitar amplifiers, speech recognition software, language processing software, behavior recognition software, digital signal processing, digital communications, diagnostic ultrasound, video game software, computer graphics, photolithography simulation, business methods, and mechanical devices. Ms. Schepler also prepares and prosecutes design patent applications, and prepares requests for reexamination of patents.

Ms. Schepler's litigation practice includes patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation actions, in state and federal courts and before the International Trade Commission.

Bars and Courts

  • California State Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of California
  • US District Court for the Southern District of California
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • Master of Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • JD, Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • BSEE, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Languages

  • English

Experience

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. v. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation – Representation of Marvell in a declaratory judgment action involving wireless networking technology.

Silvaco Data Systems v. Cirrus Logic, Inc. – Representation of Cirrus Logic in a trade secret misappropriation action; obtained summary judgment of no misappropriation, which was upheld on appeal.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) v. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) – Representation of TSMC in patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation Section 337 action before International Trade Commission and in trade secret misappropriation action in California Superior Court.

Speaking Engagements

Hot Topics in US Patent Prosecution, May 2008: 2008 Symposium on International Intellectual Property Strategies for Taiwanese High-Tech Companies, Taipei and Hsinchu, Taiwan

Publications

  • Antitrust Counterclaims in US Patent Infringement Litigation, Concurrences Review of Competition Law, December 2010, Co-author (with Noah A. Brumfield)
  • Phillips v. AWH, Corp.: Reaffirming the Claim Construction Status Quo, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 34, No 11, Nov. 2005, Co-author