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Alavi Anaipakos PLLC

United States 2024


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Alavi Anaipakos is home to a seasoned team of trial lawyers who efficiently handle high-stakes litigation against some of the country’s largest law firms. Alavi Anaipakos’ attorneys have more than 150 years of combined experience representing clients in U.S. courts and other legal jurisdictions worldwide. The firm represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex patent, trade secret, and patent infringement disputes and significant commercial litigation matters.

The firm’s lawyers have a long track record of helping intellectual property clients prevail against some of the largest companies in the world. Firm attorneys have won cases against Amazon, Apple, Broadcom, Motorola, LG Electronics, Qualcomm, and Samsung, as well as global smartphone giants such as Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi. Alavi Anaipakos also has handled multifront litigation on behalf of companies in Germany, China, Japan, England, Brazil, Dubai, and other international venues.

Alavi Anaipakos is additionally called on to develop global strategies to protect and monetize clients’ intellectual property interests worldwide. Chambers USA ranked the firm in Band 4 for Intellectual Property among Texas-based law firms in 2022, only weeks after firm founders Amir Alavi and Demetrios Anaipakos launched Alavi &Anaipakos with nine lawyers in late May 2022.

Alavi Anaipakos also is home to seasoned commercial litigation attorneys who have handled an array of complex business disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants. The firm represents clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 100 companies in a wide variety of industries. The firm’s attorneys have earned well-deserved respect in the legal industry for their trial skills and ability to solve complex problems on favorable terms before trial.

Alavi Anaipakos’ attorneys are known for exceptional results driven by front-line experience and success in hearings and trials. Notably:

  • Winning a verdict worth multiple hundreds of millions of dollars for a software company in a hotly contested patent infringement lawsuit.
  • Defeating a claim for hundreds of millions of dollars in arbitration for an energy company over a supply contract with an oil refinery.
  • Securing summary judgment on a claim for more than $200 million on behalf of an exploration company involving claims related to royalties and working interests in Karnes County, Texas.
  • Winning a multimillion-dollar verdict for a technology company after only one hour of deliberations in a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics.
  • Winning a multimillion-dollar jury award that represented the full amount requested and future royalties for a small telecommunications company against technology heavyweight Motorola Mobility LLC for patent infringement.
  • Successfully representing the former employee of an independent oil and gas exploration company in an arbitration seeking to recover the plaintiff’s $60 million ownership interest in various oil and gas properties.
  • Winning a rare stay of five patent infringement cases before U.S. District Judge Alan Albright, who oversees one of the busiest patent dockets in the United States, based upon post-grant challenges brought by A&A lawyers on behalf of client G&H Diversified Manufacturing against a patent asserted by DynaEnergetics Europe GmbH and DynaEnergetics U.S., Inc.
  • Successfully representing limited partners and their limited partnerships in an accounting malpractice claim against the partnership’s auditors.
  • Securing a multimillion-dollar settlement, including attorneys’ fees, for the former head coach of an NCAA Division 1 basketball team in claims against the university’s athletics association and defense of allegations filed by the university.
  • Successfully representing a highly successful energy trader and former employee in multimillion-dollar claims against Saracen Energy.
  • Filing multistate litigation on behalf of a large group of former DHL franchisees in New York, Texas, and elsewhere relating to DHL’s decision to discontinue domestic overnight delivery services.
  • Winning an eight-figure verdict on behalf of a food manufacturer in a tortious interference with a contract case.
  • Leading and coordinating multiple successful global patent infringement campaigns in Germany, China, the Netherlands, Japan, the UAE, Brazil, India, and other jurisdictions.
  • Successfully defending and securing dismissal on behalf of a major energy company in a wrongful death lawsuit that resulted in the client paying nothing.
  • Successfully handling an arbitration proceeding and related negotiations on behalf of a major energy company with a fleet card provider.
  • Successfully representing a major energy company in bankruptcy proceedings contesting the ownership of significant drilling equipment, leases, and other assets.
  • Securing significant results for software clients in a wide array of licensing, intellectual property, and commercial disputes.
  • Successfully representing numerous corporate executives in commercial and employment disputes.


Alavi Anaipakos PLLC is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Litigation - Intellectual Property
Tier 1 for Litigation - Patent

Select Clients

  • Advanced Codec Technologies LLC
  • Crystal Clear Codec LLC
  • G&H Diversified Manufacturing LP
  • GoTV Streaming, LLC
  • Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp.
  • Safe Foods Inc.
  • Telecom Network Solutions LLC
  • VisionX Technologies LLC


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 for Litigation - Intellectual Property
Tier 1 for Litigation - Patent

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Patent Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Alavi Anaipakos PLLC has 7 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Alavi Anaipakos PLLC eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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