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
District Court for the District of Colorado
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Supreme Court
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Billah is not admitted in California.