• vcard
415.248.2131
  • Education
    • M.B.A., University of Oxford Said Business School, 2013
    • J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 2006
    • B.S., University of California-San Diego, 2002, Biochemistry/Chemistry
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • California
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Margaux Savee is a principal and patent attorney at Polsinelli, representing Fortune 100 companies in complex patent disputes.  Committed to finding alternatives to patent litigation, Margaux has developed a nationally recognized niche in patent post-grant review and has worked on over 100 reexaminations and Inter Partes Reviews. Her early involvement in cases typically result in a significant reduction in expenses for litigation. 

Margaux has extensive experience in post-grant review proceedings involving a variety of technologies, including computer software and hardware, multimedia and mobile devices, medical devices, energy technology, and biotechnology. She is licensed to practice before the U.S.P.T.O. and has argued before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition, Margaux has litigated matters before the International Trade Commission and various U.S. District Courts, and also has appellate experience before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

As a lead member of the Post Grant Practice Group, Margaux has published several articles and has been a guest lecturer on post-grant practice. 
  • Represented a company that provides content delivery network services and internet security with more than $100 million in annual revenue in the filing of an Ex Parte Reexamination Request. Successfully canceled all claims of a patent-at-issue.
  • Worked on several inter partes review proceedings, reexaminations, and licensing deals for designer and manufacturer of biological research equipment based on integrated fluidic circuit technology.
  • Defended infringement suit before the District Court and ITC as well as managed several inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on behalf of a global manufacturer of CPAP devices, humidifiers, and masks. Successfully achieved settlement of global patent disputes.
  • Managed and worked on several inter partes reexamination proceedings and argued before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI, now PTAB) on behalf of a leading manufacturer of spinal implant devices.
  • Worked on several inter partes reexaminations and appeals before the BPAI and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of a multinational corporation that develops memory and semiconductor technologies.
  • Managed and prepared several inter partes reexaminations relating to handheld portable devices and software, including their interconnectivity with personal computers, audio systems, and health monitoring systems on behalf of a Fortune 100 company best known for designing and developing consumer electronics.
  • Represented an international energy, engineering, and construction company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue in the preparation and filing of more than 20 Petitions for Inter Partes Review in one month. Efforts resulted in favorable settlement.
  • Successfully defended the validity of several patents related to hearing aid devices and obtained favorable decision finding highly valuable claims patentable in several Inter Partes Review proceedings before the PTAB.