Areas of Practice
Mr. Eric Berger has a national intellectual property litigation practice with an emphasis on high-tech patent litigation.
Mr. Berger has 15 years of experience litigating intellectual property cases for plaintiffs and defendants in significant venues throughout the United States, including district courts in California, Delaware, Florida, Nevada, New York, and Texas, as well as before the International Trade Commission. These matters involved numerous complex technologies, including IEEE 802.11 (WiFi), IEEE 802.15 (Bluetooth), IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), high level programming languages, data compression, fiber optic communications, RF communications, deep sea drilling and blowout preventers, slot machine bonusing, vehicle telematics, digital advertising, and automated lip synchronization and facial animation. During his legal career, he has represented clients ranging from small technology startups to some of the world’s largest multinational telecommunications and technology companies.
Mr. Berger’s intellectual property litigation work has earned him recognition as an IP “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine and inclusion in IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists.
Mr. Berger joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2020.
Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, Mr. Berger practiced intellectual property litigation at several prominent law firms, including Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, McKool Smith PC, and Mishcon de Reya New York, LLP.
Prior to law school he worked as an engineer for Compaq Computer Corporation's Alpha Development Group (formerly Digital Equipment Corporation) performing microprocessor design work.
He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law (2005) and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois College of Engineering (2002) with minors in mathematics and computer science. He is admitted to practice in New York and the Eastern District of Texas.
Mr. Berger’s working language is English.