“It’s rewarding to be part of a sharply focused yet nimble trial team that can go up against high-profile large firms and consistently come away with the best possible results for our client.”
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Allen E. Hoover has focused his practice on patent litigation and contested matters since 1993. He has served as lead counsel in a large number of complex infringement cases involving a broad spectrum of technologies, including the following:
In addition, clients have sought Allen’s counsel for sophisticated patent portfolio management and licensing issues. As he describes his approach, “I view patent practice as an integrated discipline that incorporates litigation work, prosecution, and counseling.”
Allen is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois College of Law. Previously, he held an adjunct faculty position at DePaul University College of Law, and was a longtime lecturer for the BarBri patent bar review program.
Currently lead counsel representing a medical manufacturer in a patent infringement dispute.
Currently co-counsel in a patent infringement dispute involving automotive technology.
Represented a Fortune 50 company in a patent appeal at the Federal Circuit. Obtained summary judgment of noninfringement at the district court, and successfully defended this judgment on appeal.
ImageCube LLC v. The Boeing Co. (N.D. Ill. 2011). Represented Boeing and a supplier in a patent infringement action. Obtained summary judgment of noninfringement and successfully defended the judgment on appeal.
Chamberlain Group, Inc. and Johnson Controls Interiors LLC. v. Lear Corp. (N.D.Ill. 2009). Represented Chamberlain in a patent infringement action involving garage door openers. Settlement reached.
Weather Central v. Reinhard Boerner (W.D. Wisc. 2009). Represented Weather Central in case involving computer graphics technology. Settlement reached.
Solaia Tech LLC v. Appleton Papers Inc. (N.D. Ill. 2004). Represented a paper manufacturer In patent infringement litigation on electronic process controllers. Reached a successful settlement.