Ted Baroody

Ted Baroody’s practice focuses on intellectual property disputes including patent litigation, trade secret litigation, trademark litigation and other Lanham Act claims, and copyright litigation. In addition to his law degree, which he received from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (1989), Ted also holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rice University (1986).

Mr. Baroody is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is licensed to practice before the Federal Circuit. He is also licensed in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, as well as, the Texas Supreme Court.

He has been involved in the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Texas Bar Foundation, the Dallas Federalist Society and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Mr. Baroody authored two articles in Law 360: Hyundai’s Case for Coverage of a Patent Suit  (2010) and Realtime, Expand Networks Settle Data Patent Suit (2010). Ted also authored an article in Lexology:  Federal Circuit Hints at Future Limits on Patent Damages in i4i v. Microsoft Opinion (2010).

He has worked with clients on a wide variety of cases involving allegations of patent infringement concerning software, web sites, home goods, and various other technologies. In addition, he has defended a major oil company concerning allegations of property damage from release of gasoline from underground storage tanks, as well as, appeared in an extended permit proceeding involving hazardous waste storage in a salt dome.

Mr. Baroody has taken depositions which included numerous experts in the fields of semiconductor fabrication, web site architecture, WAN optimization software, build-to-order, process control, accounting, hazardous waste chemistry, environmental remediation, transportation, patent prosecution, and patent damages. The deponents have been located coast-to-coast in the United States, as well as in Canada and Taiwan.

Mr. Baroody has significant jury trial experience in both the E.D. of Texas and the N.D. of Texas: he participated in a jury trial in the E.D. of Texas (Tyler Division) representing the defendant manufacturer of data compression software and hardware against allegations of infringing multiple patents (plaintiff dismissed case after jury selection); and a 3-week jury trial in the E.D. of Texas (Sherman Division) representing the plaintiff concerning alleged infringement of two patents related to web sites and build-to-order; and jury trial in the N.D. of Texas (Dallas Division) representing the defendant concerning alleged infringement of utility and design patents for floor lamps.