Cole Schotz Expands Texas Footprint with Four-Person Litigation and IP Team


“The Dallas legal market is thriving. We are excited to be a part of this growth and to enhance the full range of practice area expertise we can offer our clients in this market. Gary Sorden and Aaron Davidson are experienced commercial and intellectual property trial specialists with a proven track record of success,” said James Walker, Member in the firm’s Dallas office. “We are excited to have them and their team of associates join our family here at Cole Schotz.”

Mr. Davidson’s focus is on commercial and intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters. With significant experience in the life sciences sector, he has handled lawsuits across the country and is well-versed in product liability suits, private equity disputes, trade secrets claims, government investigations and intellectual property matters.

Representing numerous companies in Inter Partes Reviews as lead counsel, Mr. Sorden’s diverse intellectual property litigation practice covers a range of areas including software, electrical, mechanical, semiconductor and chemical technologies. He also advises clients on the development of product and company branding, as well as patents, trademarks and copyrights.

A trial attorney, Mr. King focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and breach of contract matters. He has represented Fortune 500 corporations, technology companies and inventors in complex multimillion-dollar actions in numerous federal jurisdictions across the country, including the Eastern District of Texas, the Western District of Texas, the Northern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia and the Northern District of California.

Mr. Craddock uses his technical background, having previously worked as an Engineering Scientist Associate at UT Austin’s Applied Research Laboratories, to represent a variety of technologies in intellectual property litigation. These include computer chipsets, data communications hardware, software-based appliances and applications, and mechanical devices.

As the law continues to evolve on these matters, please note that this article is current as of date and time of publication and may not reflect subsequent developments. The content and interpretation of the issues addressed herein is subject to change. Cole Schotz P.C. disclaims any and all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this publication to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Do not act or refrain from acting upon the information contained in this publication without obtaining legal, financial and tax advice. For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to your firm contact or to any of the attorneys listed in this publication.

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