Parker Ankrum is an associate in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. Mr. Ankrum’s practice focuses on complex patent infringement cases involving a wide range of technologies, including those involved in the semiconductor, software, and telecommunications industries. Mr. Ankrum has experience managing all phases of patent litigation, including fact and expert discovery, claim construction and trial.
He has litigated high-stakes matters for Google, YouTube, Skype, Yahoo!, Samsung, Micron, and other leading technology companies.
- Eolas v. Google et al. (E.D. Tex.): Represented Google and YouTube at trial in patent infringement action involving the Internet and World Wide Web software. The jury invalidated all asserted claims, defeating claims for hundreds of millions of dollars and injunctive relief.
- SuperSpeed, LLC. v. Google (S.D. Tex.): Defending Google against allegations of patent infringement concerning Google Docs and Google Drive.
- Via Vadis, LLC v. Skype (D. Del.): Represents Skype in patent infringement in patent suit concerning peer-to-peer networking.
- Gradient Enterprises, Inc. v. Skype (W.D.N.Y.): Represents Skype in patent suit involving peer-to-peer networking.
- Eidos Communications v. Skype (D. Del.): Represented Skype in this patent litigation matter involving three patents directed to voicemail messaging technologies.
- Walker Digital v. Yahoo!, et al. (D. Del): Represented Yahoo! in multi-defendant patent litigations venued in the District of Delaware and involving advertising and on-line gaming technology.
- Panavision Imaging v. Micron, et al. (C.D. Cal.): Parker represented Micron and Aptina in a Los Angeles patent litigation action involving four patents related to image sensor technology.
- Samsung v. Rambus (N.D. Cal.): Parker represented Samsung in a patent infringement litigation involving memory interface technology.
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Moot Court (Giles Sutherland Rich AIPLA Moot Court Competition)
Member, Berkeley Technology Law Journal
University of California at Davis
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2009
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2009
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2012