Carson Anderson supports his clients by finding creative and efficient solutions to their complex problems. Mr. Anderson focuses his practice primarily on patent and intellectual property litigation in the medical device, high-tech, life science, and software industries and has participated in all stages of litigation, including pre-suit technical investigations, discovery disputes, depositions, motion practice, oral argument, and has performed cross examination at trial.

Mr. Anderson also maintains an active pro-bono practice. As trial counsel, he represented an individual plaintiff asserting violations of his civil rights, culminating in a three-day jury trial in the Northern District of California before the Honorable Lucy H. Koh.

Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. Anderson was licensed to practice before the USPTO in patent prosecution proceedings and represented a Los Angele- based bio-tech startup in the filing of two patent applications. During his undergraduate education, Mr. Anderson actively participated in several research laboratories and has extensive experience in areas of molecular genetics; after graduating he served as a graduate teaching assistant.

Experience

  • Boston Scientific Corporation, in three litigations against direct competitor Nevro Corp. involving spinal cord stimulation technology. Defending against Nevro's allegations of patent infringement, obtaining a full victory at summary judgment, finding every asserted claim either invalid or not infringed. Additionally, enforcing more than a dozen of Boston Scientific's patents against Nevro and alleging misappropriation of trade secret in two separate district court actions. See Nevro v. Boston Scientific, Case No. 3:16-cv-06830-VC, N.D. Cal. (2016-present); Boston Scientific v. Nevro I, Case No. 1:16-cv-01163-CFC, D. Del., (2016-present); Boston Scientific v. Nevro II, Case No. 1:18-cv-00644-CFC, D. Del. (2018-present).
  • Leading Electronic Design Automation Company, litigating to obtain a favorable settlement in the face of allegations of breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secret relating to field-programmable prototyping systems in the highly competitive electronic design automation industry.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 2017
  • BA, Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2013, summa cum laude
Admissions
  • California
  • US Patent and Trademark Office
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