Blake Davis represents clients in high-stakes patent infringement and trade secret litigation in federal courts and the International Trade Commission.

Mr. Davis leverages his background in electrical engineering and significant trial experience to distill highly complex technologies into simple, courtroom-ready concepts. He has represented clients in a broad range of technologies and industries, including:

  • Semiconductor fabrication and packaging
  • Wireless charging
  • Organic light emitting diode (OLED) display technology
  • Speech and video coding standards
  • Image processing
  • RF transmitters and receivers
  • RF generators and matching networks
  • Multimedia distribution systems
  • Medical devices and vascular implants 

Mr. Davis has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of federal court and International Trade Commission (ITC) litigation, USPTO inter partes review proceedings, and Federal Circuit appeals. 
Mr. Davis maintains an active pro bono practice, including working with asylum applicants in removal proceedings in immigration court and advising on veterans’ rights.

Mr. Davis’ active matters include representing:

  • Defendant Momentum Dynamics in two cases brought by WiTricity, including regarding 11 wireless charging technology patents; one patent invalidated in district court, five patents invalidated by PTAB, multiple additional IPR proceedings are ongoing
  • Plaintiff Orca Security in a multi-patent competitor case against Wiz relating to cloud security
  • Plaintiff GlobalFoundries in a trade secret misappropriation case against IBM
  • Complainant Netgear in a six-patent ITC case against TP-Link relating to networking devices

Mr. Davis’ prior matters include:

  • Overhead Door v. Chamberlain (ITC): Represented Complainant Overhead Door in five-patent ITC case related to garage door openers; ITC found three patents valid and infringed
  • Certain Digital Video Receivers and Related Hardware and Software Components (ITC): Represented Respondent Comcast against allegations of infringement of eight patents relating to set-top box technology; obtained final determination that all patents were found not infringed or invalid
  • FlexStent v. Abbott (C.D. Cal.) (Fed. Cir.): Defended Abbott in a patent infringement lawsuit in which Flexstent alleged that Abbott’s Xience stents, the best-selling drug-eluting stents on the market, infringed its patent; Abbott invalidated all claims of the patent in IPR proceedings, and the Federal Circuit issued a Rule 36 affirmance on FlexStent’s appeal — a total victory for Abbott
  • Edwards v. Abbott (C.D. Cal.): Secured a highly favorable settlement for Abbott in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by competitor Edwards Lifesciences, alleging that Abbott’s MitraClip —a transcatheter-based mitral repair device and one of Abbott’s flagship products — infringed three patents; Abbott filed IPRs and Edwards responded by dropping all challenged claims
  • Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. v. Abbott (E.D. Mich): Defended Abbott in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by ISS relating to wireless heart monitoring device, called CardioMEMs, which ISS alleged was a rip-off; after Abbott’s two IPRs were instituted by the USPTO, ISS voluntarily dismissed its case
  • FotoNation Limited v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (E.D. Tex.): Secured a favorable settlement for plaintiff FotoNation in an eight-patent suit against Samsung relating to face detection and tracking technology in mobile phones

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2013
  • BS in Electrical Engineering & Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009
    cum laude
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March 14, 2023 Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Two Latham teams were recognized for knocking out a securities class action against our client Skillz Inc., and for a rare win at the PTAB for our client InductEV.