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B.S. (Electrical Engineering), University of Texas at Austin, 2003

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2006


Kenyon & Kenyon, 2006 – 2016

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, 2016 – 2018

Hunton Andrews Kurth, 2018 – 2020

Zaed Billah

Of Counsel

Zaed Billah is an intellectual property lawyer in New York and is Of Counsel to Phillips Lex.  He has over a decade of litigation experience in U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Billah also has substantial experience with inter partes review proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Throughout his career, Billah has taken and defended fact and expert depositions, argued at hearings and trial, and prepared witnesses for deposition and trial. His litigations have involved a wide range of technologies, including smartphones and tablets, digital cameras and camcorders, video and image processing software, GPS systems, narcotics and explosives trace detection security systems, and optical drive hardware.

Billah teams up with Phillips Lex on patent cases and IPRs.


Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc. v. Scott Blair (U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board): Represented   Kawasaki in inter partes review proceedings relating to a patent for television systems in subway cars. The PTAB found all challenged claims unpatentable.

MedioStream, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. et al. (California, Federal Court): Represented Sony in a patent case relating to video transcoding software. The Court granted Sony’s motion for summary judgment of invalidity.

Morpho Detection, Inc. v. Smiths Detection, Inc. (Virginia, Federal Court): Represented Smiths in a patent case relating to airport trace detection security systems.

MedioStream, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., et al. (California, Federal Court): Represented Sony in a trade secret case relating to DVD authoring technology. The Court granted Sony’s motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim.

Round Rock Research, LLC v. Lenovo Group Ltd. (Delaware, Federal Court): Represented Lenovo in a patent case relating to computing technology in consumer electronics products.

Intellectual Science and Technology, Inc. v. Sony Electronics, Inc. (Federal Circuit): Represented Sony on appeal in a patent case granting Sony’s motion for summary judgment of non-infringement. The Federal Circuit affirmed.


New York State Courts

District Court for the Southern District of New York

District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States Supreme Court

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Billah is not admitted in California.

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