Mr. Evans has 25 years of experience litigating complex intellectual property disputes in the federal courts - during discovery, through trial and on appeal. He has worked in nearly every major business center in the United States, including 28 states and the District of Columbia, in the course of taking depositions, arguing motions, obtaining temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, trying cases and arguing appeals.
Mr. Evans has won summary judgment in a large number of complex patent cases where the plaintiff has made demand for tens and hundreds of millions of dollars. Mr. Evans has won jury verdicts for plaintiffs and defendants in high stakes patent litigation. In addition, he has successfully briefed and argued many cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Mr. Evans' patent and trade secret lawsuits have concerned electronic circuits and electrical controls, computer systems and software, telephone systems and software, voting equipment, organic and inorganic chemistry, semiconductors, life sciences reagents and processes, medical and dental products, and manufactured and industrial products. His trademark and unfair competition lawsuits have included marks and competition in manufacturing, electronics, chemical and life sciences industries, power industry, financial services industry, entertainment industry and food services industry. Mr. Evans has also handled several copyright lawsuits.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Federal Court Admissions
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri