Jeffrey D. Dyess

Partner
Legal Assistant
Deborah Ann Faulk
P: 205.521.8461 dfaulk@bradley.com

As chair of Bradley's Intellectual Property Practice Group, Jeff Dyess is a litigation partner with over two decades of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of intellectual property, competitive practice, trade secret and complex commercial disputes. An experienced IP and commercial litigator and registered patent attorney, Jeff devotes a significant amount of his practice to patent, intellectual property and trade secret litigation matters.

Jeff has litigated patent disputes in federal district courts in Alabama, California, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, Texas, and Utah. He also has patent litigation experience before the International Trade Commission and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Jeff is admitted to practice in all federal district courts in Alabama, as well as the United States Courts of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit and the Federal Circuit. In 2002, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

His recent patent litigation experience includes:

  • Representing an industrial pipe and plumbing supplier in a declaratory judgment action seeking judgments of invalidity and non-infringement of patent held by a non-practicing entity in the field of e-commerce.
  • Representing an internet service provider against patent infringement claim in the field of DSL internet technology.
  • Representing a tissue graft manufacturer against claims that it infringes a competitor’s patents involving amniotic tissue graft technology.
  • Representing a telecommunications equipment provider against patent infringement claims in the field of multi-carrier signal transmission technology.
  • Representing a firearms manufacturer against claims that it infringes a competitor’s patents involving handgun technology.
  • Defending an international sporting goods manufacturer and its overseas supplier against claims of patent infringement in federal district court and before the International Trade Commission.
  • Defending a mobile health technology service provider against claims that its mobile collaborative care technology products infringed a competitor’s patents.
  • Representing one of the nation’s largest processors of bank and credit card payment transactions against claims of patent infringement brought by a non-practicing entity over patents covering business methods and systems for transmitting secure messages across insecure networks.

Filing a declaratory judgment action on behalf of one of the nation's largest processors of bank and credit card payment transactions seeking declarations of both non-infringement and invalidity involving business methods patents for processing bill payments taken over the phone.