Seth W. Bruneel

Intellectual Property, ITC Section 337 Actions, Trial Proceedings Before the PTAB


Clients rely on Seth Bruneel for sound legal and technical advice when facing intellectual property disputes. Clients turn to Seth for representation in matters before US district courts, the USPTO, the International Trade Commission, and Amazon’s Patent Evaluation Express program.


  • Certain Automated Retractable Vehicle Steps and Components Thereof, 337-TA-1345 (ITC) (2023) – Successfully represented multiple respondents by providing technical advice for redesigned products and legal acumen in claim construction briefing and oral argument.
  • Certain Smart Thermostat Hubs, Systems Containing the Same, and Components of the Same, 337-TA-1339 (ITC) (2022-2023) - Settled investigation on favorable terms for Complainants late into the discovery phase of a three-patent investigation concerning smart home and Internet of Things technologies while providing technical analysis.
  • Certain Smart Televisions, 337-TA-1338 (ITC) (2022-2023) – Represented Complainants in all phases of the investigation: articulating infringement contentions; claim construction briefing and oral argument; discovery; defending patent validity; and expert depositions. The investigation settled shortly before the evidentiary hearing.
  • Certain Mobile Electronic Devices and Laptop Computers, 337-TA-1324 (ITC) (2022-2023) – Provided Maxell with technical analysis related to graphical user interface technologies implemented in mobile devices.
  • Maxell, Ltd. v. Lenovo Group Ltd., and Motorola Mobility (W.D. Tex. 2021) – Helped Maxell obtain a favorable settlement by providing technical analysis related to GPS technologies implemented in mobile devices.


  • Brigham Young University, BS
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, JD, cum laude
    Journal of Law and Technology, Managing Editor and Technical Editor


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


  • US Patent and Trademark Office