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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, The John Marshall Law School, 2007
    • B.S., North Carolina State University, 2000, Electrical Engineering
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • District of Columbia, 2012
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Simon Booth applies his technical and legal experience to help clients develop patent portfolios and identify strategic assets to grow their business. As a former practicing electrical engineer at a startup company, Simon understands that identifying and protecting a business’s intellectual property are key factors to success and he can develop a strategy and budget to achieve those business objectives.

Simon is involved primarily in patent portfolio management for a variety of client types and is most active in:

  • Wireless communications (5G, LTE, LTE-A, 802.16)
  • RF and microwave circuits
  • Artificial intelligence and natural language processing
  • Operating systems
  • Signal processing
  • Cloud computing and networking
  • Display technologies
  • Clean energy

Simon also represents clients in patent litigation and develops strategy and technical positions with a trial team. He also represents clients involved in licensing and due diligence related to investments and other transactions.

In addition to his legal practice, Simon also develops custom software to assist the firm’s intellectual property practice and clients. In particular, Simon is the lead developer of Polsinelli PatentCAD, an artificial intelligence tool for drafting patent applications. Based on his innovations in software development at Polsinelli, Simon is the first named inventor on multiple patent applications.

Simon is an experienced electrical engineer working as a RF Design Engineer and previously worked on compound III-V power transistors for wireless base stations at an emerging growth company. He also worked for a major mobile telecommunications company in hardware and software engineering.

  • Represented an international manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in a patent infringement lawsuit and procured a favorable claim construction that resulted in opposing counsel conceding infringement on summary judgment.
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Speaker, ACC Chicago
March 16, 2021
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Missouri Lawyers Weekly
February 16, 2021
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Walter Nagy et al., 150W GaN-on-Si RF Power Transistor
 2005 International Microwave Symposium, Long Beach, CA
June 2005