Saqib Siddiqui is an Intellectual Property associate in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office, specializing in patent litigation involving computer software and electronics. Saqib is a registered patent attorney whose patent litigation experience has involved a range of technologies, including Wi-Fi, LTE 4G, wireless transmissions by smart meters, loyalty conversion programs, microprocessors used in iOS and Android devices, user interface navigation in iOS and Android devices, Web browser advertising technology, power management and memory retention techniques implemented in iOS and Android devices, and motion tracking technology implemented in gaming devices.
Saqib has been involved in all stages of District Court and Section 337 (ITC) patent litigation from complaint to trial and post-trial. His litigation experience includes analyzing patent portfolios for assertion; formulating claim construction, infringement, and validity positions; drafting discovery requests and responses; taking and defending depositions; preparing witnesses for deposition, Markman hearing, and trial; examining witnesses at trial; and drafting motions, Markman briefs, trial briefs and findings of fact.
In addition to his litigation practice, Saqib has extensive experience in drafting, prosecuting, and participating in reexamination proceedings related to US patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office, and has worked as a patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). His work at the USPTO involved examining US and international patent applications relating to cryptography, computer architecture, hardware testing, software testing, and error correction. Saqib relies on his patent prosecution experience and familiarity with USPTO procedures to develop strategies for his patent litigation clients that include procedures such as Inter Partes Review, Ex Parte Reexamination, and Covered Business Method Review. Saqib has served as lead counsel for American Express, Google, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways in multiple CBM proceedings before the PTAB.