Tara M. Williams focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and transactional matters, including patent and trademark litigation, licensing, patent and trademark prosecution, and trade secret misappropriation litigation.
Tara manages all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including budgeting, motion practice, eDiscovery, Markman preparation, trial, trial strategy and trial preparation. Her legal knowledge includes experience across a broad range of technological areas and industries, including technologies related to medical devices, semiconductors and electronics, wireless communications, the automotive industry, business method patents, wireless data transmission, oil field related equipment and processes, chemical processes and manufacturing, ophthalmologic devices and procedures, and consumer electronics and appliances. She also has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical and mechanical arts.
Before entering the legal profession, Tara was a senior instrument and electrical engineer with Celanese Chemical Corporation. Her responsibilities included project management; specification, installation and troubleshooting of instrumentation and electrical equipment; programming, configuration and maintenance of programmable logic controllers (PLC); specification and configuration of distributed control systems (DCS), and various safety and environmental related responsibilities.
Areas of Concentration
•Intellectual Property Litigation
•International Trade Commission's Section 337 Litigation
•Intellectual Property & Technology
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2014
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Significant Representations: Significant Intellectual Property Litigation: EVM Systems, LLC v. Rex Medical, L.P. et al., Eastern District of Texas; T-Rex Property AB v. RMG Networks Holding Corporation, Northern District of Texas; Data Carriers, LLC v. Spectra Energy Corp, Eastern District of Texas; Clear With Computers, LLC v. The Men's Wearhouse, Inc., Eastern District of Texas; RLIS, Inc. v. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Southern District of Texas; Better Bags, Inc. v. Illinois Tool Works, Inc., et al., Southern District of Texas; Gen. Tech. Ltd., v. GlaxoSmithKline, LLC, Middle District of North Carolina and Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation; Gen. Tech. Ltd. v. Agilent Technologies, Inc., et al., District of Colorado; Marshall Packaging Company v. PepsiCo, Inc., Eastern District of Texas; Aspex Eyewear Inc. v. Zenni Optical, Southern District of Florida; Honeywell International Inc. v. Furuno Electric Co., District of Minnesota; VitalStim, LLC et al v. eSwallow USA, LLC, Northern District of Georgia; Powerline Innovations, LLC v. Actiontec Electronics, Inc. et al., Eastern District of Texas; Powerline Innovations, LLC v. Sharp Corporation et al., Eastern District of Texas; IpLearn, LLC. v. Learn.com, Inc., et al., Eastern District of Texas; GeoTag Inc v. Gucci America Inc et al., Eastern District of Texas; InNova v. 3Com Corporation et al., Eastern District of Texas; Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. Adobe Systems Incorporated, et. al.; Fotomedia Technologies, LLC v. American Greetings, Corp et al., Eastern District of Texas; Arrivalstar SA et al. v. Canadian National Railway Company et al., Northern District of Illinois; The Boler Company v. Arvinmeritor Inc., Northern District of Illinois; Superbag Operating, Ltd v. Inteplast Group, Ltd et al., Southern District of Texas; The Boler Company v. Raydan Manufacturing Inc et al., Northern District of Illinois; ArvinMeritor Technology, L.L.C. v. Inalfa Roof Systems, Inc., Eastern District of Michigan; ST Sales Tech Holdings LLC v. Daimler Chrysler, Eastern District of Texas; Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd, v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., District of New Jersey; International Trade Commission (ITC), 337-TA-900: Certain Navigation Products, Including GPS Devices, Navigation and Display Systems, Radar Systems, Navigational Aids, Mapping Systems and Related Software - Furuno Electric Co. v. Navico, et al.; International Trade Commission (ITC), 337-TA-726: Certain Electronic Imaging Devices - Flashpoint Technology, Inc. v. LG Electronics, et al.; International Trade Commission (ITC), 337-TA-531: Certain Network Controllers - Marvell International Ltd. v. Realtek Semiconductor Inc. et al.; New Image Global v. National Tobacco Company, L.P., Central District of California; Philip Morris USA Inc. and John Middleton Co. v. New Image Global, Inc., Eastern District of Virginia; Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. v. 14075 Memorial, Inc. et al., Southern District of Texas; Significant General Representation: Artis v. American Medical Response et al., Southern District of Texas; Duckworth v. American Medical Systems Inc., Harris Country 234th Judicial District Court (Judge Wesley Ward); PAS v. Cimation, LLC, et al., Harris Country 133rd Judicial District Court (Judge Jaclanel McFarland)