Law School: University of San Diego
College: United States Naval Academy
Representing NuVasive in a trade secret case. Representing VStream in a patent infringement case against GoPro, LG, and Sony (among others) concerning video compression/decompression. Won a jury trial in a case of first impression against the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The jury found OCSD personnel harassed a Marine reservist and OCSD deputy sheriff who received the Navy Cross (the second highest award for valor in combat) based on his service. This was among the first cases to find a hostile work environment based on claims under the Uniformed Service Members’ Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
Kyle is a founding partner of Kyle Ludwig Harris LLP, an IP and business trial firm. Prior to forming Kyle Ludwig Harris, he was partner at Cooley LLP and an associate at Procopio. His practice encompasses IP and business litigation, as well as occasional pro bono representation of military veterans. He has handled all manner of IP cases concerning such technologies as wireless telecommunications, GPS, video compression/decompression, transactions in virtual goods, ecommerce applications, conditional access systems, video games, software, anti-malware, yacht designs, water purification systems, and oil pumps.
American Intellectual Property Law Association; San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association; Licensing Executives Society; Federal Circuit Bar Association; San Diego County Bar Association.
U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association; co-chair of the Comm Nexus Intellectual Property Special Interest Group; rugby coach for San Diego Young Aztecs; and pro bono counsel for the Semper Fi Fund.
Kyle lives in Point Loma with his wife and two children. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling, surfing, sailing, hiking, and rugby. He flew AV-8B Harriers while in the Marine Corps.