Mr. Pennington is a trial attorney with a primary focus on patent litigation.
Mr. Pennington was recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association on its “Top 40 Under 40” list. He has also been named to the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Rising Star list since 2019.
Mr. Pennington received his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 2006 and his J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law in 2011.
He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Entegee, Inc. v. Metters Industries, Inc., E.D.Va.,17-cv-0499 – represented the plaintiff in a contractual dispute. Prevailed on summary judgment and obtained an award of $675,000 plus interest and attorney’s fees.
Lincoln IP, Inc. v. Thomas Chiang, Circuit Court of Alexandria, – represented the plaintiff in a trade secret misappropriation case against a former employee. Obtained a permanent injunction against the defendant and a significant damages award.
Cassidian v. microData GIS, et al., E.D.Tx., 2:2012-cv-162 – served as trial counsel for defendant securing a jury verdict for the defendants of invalidity and non-infringement after a five-day jury trial. The technology at issue concerned 9-1-1 call routing on a VOIP platform.
TracBeam, L.L.C. v. T-Mobile US, Inc., E.D.Tx., 6:14-cv-678 – represented defendant in suit involving commercial and 9-1-1 location based services technology.
Certain Antivenom Compositions and Products Containing the Same, 337-TA-903 – represented respondent – the investigation settled favorably before trial.
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Supreme Court of Virginia