Aaron Perez-Daple assists companies to develop, enforce, and monetize their intellectual property.  An experienced litigator and first-chair trial attorney, Mr. Perez-Daple has represented clients at trial in federal district court, before the International Trade Commission (“ITC”), and in private arbitration.  He also represents clients in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”).

Mr. Perez-Daple advises clients on protecting their intellectual property and negotiating with competitors.  Having seen how disputes actually play out in court provides a valuable perspective for helping his clients protect their assets and evaluate risk.

Mr. Perez-Daple holds a degree in Applied & Engineering Physics and has worked with a range of advanced technologies including:

  • Wireless and cellular, including LTE, UMTS and 802.11
  • Automotive, including hybrid electric vehicles
  • Computer software, including antivirus and backup and recovery
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data encryption
  • Mobile devices
  • Medical devices, including advanced imaging technologies
  • Integrated circuits, including chip fabrication
  • E-commerce and online marketing
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Mr. Perez-Daple began his career as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”), where he examined patents in the fields of computer networking, artificial intelligence, computer simulation, and control systems.  While attending law school, Mr. Perez-Daple served as an editor on the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology (“JOLT”).  Prior to joining Xsensus, Mr. Perez-Daple worked on high-stakes intellectual property matters at top international law firms.

 Representative Matters

  • Lead counsel in a JAMS arbitration with a 5-day bench trial before a retired federal judge, resulting in a victory for his clients.
  • Profil GmbH. v. ProSciento Corp. (Southern District of California) – Represented Profil, a German company, in trademark and trade secret litigation involving clinical studies for metabolic diseases. Case settled favorably.
  • InterDigital Communications, Inc. v. ZTE Corp. (District of Delaware) – Successfully represented patentee in a case involving 3G wireless technologies. At trial, the jury concluded that the asserted patents were valid and infringed.
  • Finjan v. Symantec Corp., et al. (District of Delaware) – Developed trial strategy resulting in complete victory for Symantec in a patent case implicating all of Symantec’s anti-virus products. The jury concluded that both asserted patents were invalid and not infringed. Symantec faced over $1 billion of potential liability.
  • Paice LLC, et al. v. Ford Motor Co. (District of Maryland) – Represented Ford in patent lawsuit involving Ford’s hybrid electric vehicle technologies. Wrote successful motion to stay the case pending inter partes review.
  • Motorola Mobility, Inc. v. Apple Inc., In the Matter of Certain Wireless Communication Devices (International Trade Commission) – Represented Motorola Mobility in litigation against Apple Inc. involving mobile devices, including Apple’s iPhone products.


  • Harvard Law School (J.D.)
  • Cornell University (B.S.)
    • Applied & Engineering Physics
    • Magna cum laude
  • Cornell University (B.A.)
    • English

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Prior Affiliations

  • Latham & Watkins
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
  • USPTO Examiner