steve Jugle


Steve Jugle has experience in all stages of intellectual property litigation, including invalidity analysis, infringement analysis, economic analysis, claim construction, pretrial discovery, motion practice and trial witness preparation. Mr. Jugle also has experience with matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, including inter partes reviews and post grant reviews. Additionally, Mr. Jugle has also prosecuted patents involving wireless and telecommunications technologies, petrochemicals, materials, semiconductors, and solar cells and has managed international patent prosecution for his clients.

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Before joining Alavi and Anaipakos, Mr. Jugle was an associate at the AZA law firm as well as Baker Botts. Prior to attending and graduating from Harvard Law School, Mr. Jugle obtained bachelors and masters degrees in chemical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and worked as an engineer for the Dow Chemical Company.

  • Represented telecommunications equipment manufacturer and wireless carrier in patent infringement lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas and participated in preparation of inter partes review petitions with multiple co-defendants, resulting in invalidation of several asserted patents.

  • Represented telecommunications equipment manufacture and wireless carriers in patent infringement lawsuit in the District of Delaware. The case was dismissed at the summary judgment stage.

  • Represented telecommunications equipment manufacturer in patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas. The case settled favorably after a jury finding of non-infringement against a co-defendant.
  • Harvard Law School, JD

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, BS, Summa Cum Laude

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, MS, Chemical Engineering

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Our offices are located in Houston, Texas, but our practice is nationwide and we regularly consult on matters in foreign jurisdictions as well.

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