Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
- Second chaired 10-day patent jury trial in District of Delaware in defense of a major agricultural equipment manufacturer, obtaining verdicts of non-infringement and invalidity
- Successfully represented one of the world’s largest internet access providers in part of a team defending against patent litigation in the Northern District of Illinois involving instant messenger technology, obtaining summary judgment of non-infringement
- Second chaired 3-day bench trial in shareholder dissenter case involving valuation of closely held business
- Represented major social networking site in class action litigation alleging violations of California anti-Spam legislation and involving federal CAN SPAM Act
- Represents manufacturer of Blu-Ray Disc players in Section 337 patent infringement action in International Trade Commission
- Represented a global leader in telecom equipment in several patent litigation matters in the district court and the International Trade Commission involving network switching equipment
- Briefed and argued criminal appeal in the Seventh Circuit involving defendant convicted of illegally importing Cuban cigars in violation of the Trading with the Enemy Act
Recent Speaking Engagements and Publications
- Quoted, "Ex-Secretary's Defamation Suit Fails Against Law Firm Partner, Wife," New York Law Journal, April 12, 2013.
- Author, “Steal This Disk: Copy Protection, Consumers’ Rights, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act,” Northwestern University Law Review, 2003.
- Co-author and co-presenter, “Depositions of Entities Under FRCP 30(b)(6) and Ill.R.206(a)(1)"
Before Edwards Wildman
Prior to joining the legacy firm, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP, Peter practiced for three years as a litigation associate with Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago, specializing in patent litigation, including representing a leading Internet provider in patent infringement litigation involving DSL technology through pretrial in the District of Delaware. Before that, Peter clerked for the Honorable William C. Bryson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2003-2004).
Besides Edwards Wildman
Peter spends his free time maintaining technical expertise in computer software and hardware, as well as travelling, cooking, and crafting wine.