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Austin Teng


Austin Teng is a member of Winstead’s Business Litigation Practice Group and focuses on patent infringement, trade secret litigation and other technology-related matters. Drawing from his background as a seasoned software engineer, Austin brings a wealth of knowledge, handling complex technology-related disputes in both state and federal district courts. His experience spans a diverse spectrum of industries, including video coding, wireless communications, mobile devices, VoIP systems, e-commerce software, medical devices, and oil and gas drilling techniques. As a registered U.S. patent attorney, Austin provides invaluable guidance to clients, offering strategic counsel on patent matters and enforcement strategies. 


  • Defended a large consumer electronics company in a patent lawsuit involving frame structures in wireless communication standards, multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) beamsteering and cyclic shift diversity
  • Asserted a technology company's claims relating to battery life conservation on mobile devices in multiple, parallel lawsuits against several large mobile device manufacturers
  • Represented a cybersecurity company in a competitor suit involving technologies for detecting and classifying security threats
  • Represented a global semiconductor manufacturer in patent litigation involving patents relating to audio and video encoding and decoding, optimized graphics processing, wireless communication systems and semiconductor device fabrication
  • Represented an oil and gas exploration company in a trade secrets lawsuit relating to economic modeling, drilling and completion techniques
  • Defended a national jewelry retailer against trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and fraud claims relating to warranty-repair tracking software
  • Represented large eye care device company in a patent lawsuit involving patents relating to medical device implants for treating glaucoma
  • Represented a national prison communications firm in a patent litigation between competitors concerning unauthorized call detection in voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) systems, centralized telecommunications management systems and recorded message delivery systems
  • Defended a dismissal with prejudice of trademark cybersquatting claim against appeal