Peter Schmidt is an associate in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the Intellectual Property practice. He focuses on clients in the technology industry, advising and representing clients in patent and copyright matters. Peter has represented clients in a broad range of types and stages of litigation, and has extensive experience in case assessment; complaints and answers; discovery and fact gathering; non-infringement, infringement, invalidity, and validity contentions; claim construction; motion practice (including summary judgment); and appeals.
Peter has particular experience in matters involving complex hardware and software issues, and worked as a technical consultant and project manager in the electronics industry developing products prior to becoming a lawyer. Peter also has experience as an Engagement Manager at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on strategic and financial issues.