Edwin O.Garcia

Associate

Washington + 1.202.879.3695

Edwin Garcia focuses his practice on intellectual property. Before joining Jones Day, Edwin clerked at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. During that time he gained vast experience at the trial and appellate levels, which he uses to craft effective arguments and offer practical insight.

Edwin has drafted case dispositive motions and appellate briefs before federal and state courts in addition to motions challenging discovery requests or seeking exclusion of experts in patent infringement cases. Edwin also gained experience working at IBM, where he assisted in drafting and negotiating software contracts and licensing agreements and advised business units on compliance.

While in law school, Edwin served as managing editor of the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal and as a member of the interscholastic moot court and mock trial teams, earning a best brief award at the Annual Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition. He also participated as a scholar in the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute, an IP immersion program held in Washington, D.C.

Edwin continues to be an active member of the HNBA, having previously served on the committee of the annual moot court competition and on the editorial staff of the HNBA Journal of Law and Policy.

Experience

  • Wolfspeed wins non-infringement jury verdict against patent infringement claims relating to its LED light bulb businessOn behalf of Wolfspeed, Inc. (f.k.a. Cree, Inc.), Jones Day won a jury verdict of non-infringement in defending against a wide-ranging complaint originally brought in Arizona federal court by OptoLum, Inc. in 2016 concerning Cree's LED light bulb business.
  • SAP wins summary judgment on Teradata trade secret and antitrust claimsJones Day successfully defended SAP, one of the world's leading producers of software for the management of business processes, against trade secret and antitrust claims in a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California.
  • Ricoh USA defends infringement claims involving 19 patents relating to office printer technologyJones Day is defending Ricoh USA, Inc. in a series of patent infringement cases involving office and production printer technology.
  • Google defends 15 patent infringement lawsuits brought by WSOU relating to multiple productsJones Day is acting as lead defense counsel on behalf of Google LLC in 15 patent infringement lawsuits in the Western District of Texas brought by WSOU Investments, LLC relating to a range of Google's products, including Pixel, YouTube TV, YouTube Music, G Suite, Gmail, and Nest Cam.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    2017
    Who's the Patent Troll?, HNBA Journal of Law and Policy