Erik Dykema's main field of practice is intellectual property
litigation. Erik has significant experience in patent litigation
involving cellphone handsets, computer networking, integrated
circuit design, CPU architecture, automobile design, and marine
technology. Erik also has extensive experience with wireless
standards essential patents and technology such as those
relating to 3GPP, Bluetooth, and Wifi.
Erik has been involved in the litigation of dozens of patents, with
experience in all phases of patent litigation from initial filing
through pre-trial preparation, in the District Courts, at the
Federal Circuit, at the Patent Trials and Appeals Board, and
before the US International Trade Commission.
In addition to intellectual property disputes, Mr. Dykema has
worked on commercial litigation for both international and
domestic corporations, litigating cases in binding arbitration, and
before state and federal courts, involving class action
complaints, trade secrets, trademarks, business ownership,
fraud, development outsourcing litigation. Mr. Dykema also
regularly prosecutes trademarks and appears before the
USPTO Trademark Trials and Appeals Board.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Dykema worked for eight
years as an electronics engineer and programmer at Columbia
University / New York Presbyterian Hospital. During that time
he designed and implemented devices to measure, record,
store, and display patient information (e.g. electroencephalogram
readings) permitting the remote review of such
information by medical staff.
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