John T. Polasek (Ted) has been practicing law since 1990. Ted’s practice at The Polasek Law Firm, PLLC focuses on patent infringement litigation and licensing of patents. In addition, Ted litigates a broad array of intellectual property cases, involving trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, copyrights, unfair competition, breach of contract and related commercial litigation. His clients include patent owners, trademark owners and companies accused of patent infringement or trademark infringement. Ted has successfully negotiated licenses involving patent portfolios that include over 100 patents.
As technology evolved, Ted gained experience in a wide variety of technologies. Ted has handled patent infringement cases involving smartphones and software, base stations and other telecommunication equipment, caller identification, vision & facial recognition and monitoring systems, license plate recognition, auto parts, vehicle collision warning and avoidance systems, smart watches, smoking pipes, earth moving equipment, music identification, computer accessories, wireless navigation and mapping systems, advanced process control, chip fabrication, chemical compositions, cosmetic formulations, contact lens, boat design, catalysts, oil field equipment, tertiary oil recovery systems, offshore platforms, medical devices, pagers, laser levels, fasteners, “distance to the pin” determination on a golf course, and ski poles to name a few.
In addition to traditional hourly fee arrangements, The Polasek Law Firm, PLLC provides its clients with reasonable hourly rates as well as the contingent fee, flat-fee, partial contingency/partial hourly or other results-based fee arrangements for certain matters.
Ted has litigated cases across the United States, including New York, Delaware, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Middle District of Florida, Oregon, Nebraska, Illinois, Arizona, California, and the Southern and Eastern District’s of Texas.