Brett J. Thompsen advises clients on a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent post-grant trials, patent litigation and patent prosecution. His extensive experience in electrical engineering and analog/mixed-signal circuit design gives him a deep understanding of his clients’ technology. Brett helps clients identify and protect their intellectual property assets in the US and around the world. He manages the development of strategic patent portfolios in diverse technology sectors, including wireless technology and integrated circuit design, and prepares and prosecutes patent applications in areas such as computer hardware, software, medical devices and drill-bit technology. Brett represents clients in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and in patent infringement lawsuits relating to analog/mixed-signal circuitry, power management technology and telecommunications. He also partners with clients to evaluate, manage and respond to infringement claims, and advises on validity and infringement matters. Brett previously served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. While in law school, Brett was associate editor of the Texas Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Brett worked for seven years as an analog/mixed-signal circuit designer at Motorola, Inc., and Texas Instruments, Inc. He was the lead design engineer on multiple projects at Texas Instruments and is an inventor on seven issued patents.