U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Eric Caligiuri advises domestic and international clients through complex intellectual property disputes. Mr. Caligiuri’s practice focuses on patent and trade secret litigation in federal district courts, California state courts, and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). He has experience representing companies in a wide range of fields, including semiconductor products and processes, mobile device components and applications, networking, and systems-on-a-chip (SoC’s). Mr. Caligiuri also has experience handling employment and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Caligiuri is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and has experience with patent and trademark prosecution. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Caligiuri worked as an engineer.
Litigation associate at large national and international law firms (2008-2015)
Publications and Speeches
“The EEOC’s Final Regulations Under the ADAAA: How These Changes Will Affect Internal Policies and Procedures of Municipalities and Other Employers,” Municipal Lawyer Magazine (November/December 2011), Author
J.D., cum laude, University of San Diego Law School
Order of the Coif
M.Sc., honors with distinction, California State University, Northridge, Materials Engineering
B.S., University of California, San Diego, Mechanical Engineering
Federal Circuit Rules the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Can Consider New Evidence During AIA Review TrialFederal Circuit Holds the PTAB Must Apply Narrower Phillips Claim Construction Standard to Patents that Expire During Pendency of Re-examEn Banc Federal Circuit Rules A Product Must be the Subject of a Commercial Sale or Offer for Sale to Trigger On-Sale BarGoogle’s Fair Use Defense Thwarts Oracle’s Attempt to Recover $9 Billion in Copyright CaseCourt Orders Plaintiff to Pay Defendants’ $8 Million in Attorney’s Fees in Patent RowApple Argues It Should Not Be Compelled to Write Software for the F.B.I.
San Diego Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation “Rising Star”, 2015-2016
San Diego Super Lawyer, 2017