Erik Huestis’ practice includes intellectual property litigation, especially involving software copyright, trade secret disputes, and patents related to developments in the high-tech and medical device industries. He assists clients with intellectual property strategy, including infringement/non-infringement and validity/invalidity opinions. Erik also assists clients in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, particularly in the software space.
Erik has a background in software engineering and technology consulting. His technical experience includes peer-to-peer and mobile systems, geographic information systems, machine learning, neuromorphic computing, and various web technologies. As an engineer, he was responsible for systems architecture for mobile device based servers.
Erik was a software engineer for several startup companies in the mobile software space. As a result of that work, he is a named inventor of six U.S. patents.