Leon Miniovich

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Leon Miniovich is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice at White & Case LLP focusing primarily on complex patent litigation matters representing some of the largest companies in Internet, software, wireless technology, telecommunications as well as pharmaceutical industries.

He also has experience working on transactional matters involving intellectual property rights, information technology, and outsourcing.

His recent patent litigation experience includes matters in the Southern District of New York, District of Delaware, Eastern District of Texas, the Western District of Washington, and before the USPTO.

Mr. Miniovich holds a joint bachelor's and master's degree in computer systems engineering and spent many years developing software prior to attending law school. Throughout his previous career as a software developer and architect, Mr. Miniovich had designed and implemented several large-scale enterprise applications for major financial and media firms.

Bars and Courts
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Fordham University School of Law
BS and MS in CS
Polytechnic University
Languages
English
Russian

Experience

Personal Audio v. Google (E.D. Texas/D. Del.)
Representing Google obtained dismissal and transfer out of E.D. Texas in patent litigation involving audio player devices.

Pfizer v. Genentech (PTAB)
Representation of Pfizer in its patent challenges involving rituximab.

Bayer v. Biogen (D.N.J.)
Representation of Novartis in patent litigation involving MS drug Extavia®

Personal Audio LLC v. Acer America Corp, et al (E.D. Texas)
Represented device manufacturers in patent litigation involving audio player devices, obtaining favorable settlements.

VideoShare v. YouTube (D. Del.)
Representing Google obtained judgment of invalidity of both asserted patents, affirmed on appeal.

British Telecommunications plc v. Google Inc. (D. Del.)
Represented defendant in patent infringement litigation alleging infringement of five patents by numerous Google products.

Wireless Ink Corp. v. Facebook Inc., et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Representing Google obtained summary judgment of noninfringement as to all claims, affirmed on appeal.

Interval Licensing LLC v. AOL, et al. (W.D. Wash.)
Represented Google in a patent infringement matter filed by Interval Licensing LLC against major internet search and e-commerce companies.