Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston

Caldwell Cassady & Curry, Principal

Dallas, Texas

Brian Johnston is a principal at Caldwell Cassady & Curry who focuses on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of patent, trade secret, and copyright lawsuits in district courts across the nation and on appeal. Prior to joining Caldwell Cassady & Curry, Brian was a partner in the intellectual property department at Baker Botts, where he played a key role in numerous high-profile cases, trials, and appeals. He brings years of courtroom experience and is well-versed in all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit investigations and early case strategy through jury trials and appeals. Backed by his industry experience as an electrical engineer, Brian has represented companies and individuals in a wide variety of high technology disputes in fields such as semiconductors, electronics, telecommunications, networking, digital signal processing, and a variety of other hardware and software products. He previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Nicholas G. Garaufis in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Texas State Courts New York State Courts U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Texas Bar Foundation Federal Circuit Bar Association Dallas Bar Association

Experience

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Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Principal
∼ Present
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Partner
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Connections

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MM
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BU
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