Erik A. Huestis

Partner, Registered Patent Attorney - New York

Erik Huestis
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Contact Information

646.927.5525

646.927.5599

ehuestis@foleyhoag.com Download vCard

Education:

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Cornell University, B.A. in Computer Science

Representative Experience

  • Successfully argued PTAB appeal on patent application directed to media streaming technology.  
  • Represented Fortune 50 technology company in two successful PTAB appeals on patent applications directed to content encryption technologies.
  • Represented mobile payment company in successful defense of CBM challenge.
  • Patent prosecution counsel for Fortune 50 technology company for neuromorphic computing portfolio. 
  • Patent prosecution counsel for Fortune 50 technology company for computer-aided diagnosis portfolio.
  • Patent prosecution counsel for research university for quantum computing portfolio.
  • Patent prosecution counsel for research university for silicon photonics portfolio.
  • Represented seller in asset sale of worldwide patent portfolio including approximately a thousand families.
  • Counsel for complainant in a section 337 action concerning herbicide chemical composition and processes.
  • Counsel for defendant in patent infringement lawsuit involving 18 patents in automotive technology.
  • Counsel for closely held telecommunication company in acquisition of VoIP technology and business unit.

Involvement 

  • Entrepreneurship at Cornell Advisory Council (2015-present)
  • Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell Mentor (2016-present)
  • Guest Lecturer, Northeastern University, Bioengineering 5850 - Design of Implants (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
  • Cleantech Open Northeast Mentor (2016-present)
  • Pitch Competition Judge, Johnson Women in Technology Conference ( 2017, 2018)
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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Agency)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey