Sven’s practice focuses on high-stakes intellectual property litigation, licensing and strategic counseling. Sven represents clients in patent and trade secrets litigation, as well as related antitrust cases and commercial licensing disputes.
Sven has experience litigating in state and federal court, arbitration, and the International Trade Commission as well as managing global litigation campaigns.
Sven has worked on cases involving a myriad of technologies, including electronics and semiconductor technology, flash and DRAM memory, cellular and wifi technology, smartphones, networking, medical devices, automotive technology, material science, and various technologies implemented in software.
Sven has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, portfolio management and complex IP licensing, including standards essential patents. In addition to litigating complex cases across numerous venues, Sven also coordinates global strategies for cross-border litigation and IP licensing campaigns, particularly involving courts in the EU, China and Canada.
Sven has nearly twenty years of experience litigating and licensing IP. Prior to joining Kramer Day, Sven worked for two prominent international law firms focusing on intellectual property litigation. Sven also managed global patent monetization, licensing and litigation as Director for a technology company with more than 30,000 patents.
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude), Engineering
University of California, Riverside
University of Queensland, Australia (no degree)
N.D. California, Ninth Circuit, Federal Circuit
International Trade Commission
D. New Jersey
ICC International Court of Arbitration
Various European jurisdictions and venues