WILMINGTON, July 21, 2022—Duane Morris LLP partner Monté T. Squire has been appointed to serve on the Lawyer Advisory Committee to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The committee is appointed by the Chief Judge and is intended to assist and serve the United States District Court for the District of Delaware in achieving, dispensing and administering justice in a fair, impartial, effective and efficient manner. The work of the committee includes: serving as a liaison between the bench, the bar and the public; undertaking projects as requested by the court; and reviewing and recommending local rules, practices and procedures to improve court proceedings.
Squire practices in the area of intellectual property law, where he represents and advises technology-driven companies in all aspects of intellectual property litigation. Squire has extensive experience litigating cases, particularly in the District of Delaware, across a broad range of technologies and industries, including patent infringement cases involving software, internet and telecommunications technology, biomedical devices, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor technology, aeronautical equipment and mobile navigation technology. He is also experienced handling patent licensing and other IP-related commercial disputes, as well as advising clients and providing opinions on patentability, invalidity, infringement, and risk assessment of new products and technology. Squire has particular experience advising clients on complex legal and procedural issues specific to patent trial practice, especially the interplay between patent litigation in federal court and related parallel proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Squire served as an Administrative Patent Judge and member of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he heard and presided over patent trials and appeals, including inter partes review (IPR) and related proceedings.
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