New Partner Expands TDR’s Intellectual Property Practice

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC is proud to announce that highly accomplished trial attorney Brad Lyerla has joined the firm as a Partner.

Brad is a nationally recognized trial attorney in the field of intellectual property and unfair competition.  In addition to representing clients such as Amazon and Charter Communications, Brad has tried more than 40 cases before judges, juries, and arbitrators for such clients as Hospira, General Dynamics, Quaker Oats, General Electric, US Robotics, and Business Records Corporation.  Brad’s experience covers a wide variety of technologies including life sciences, communications, software, computing, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

Since 2014, Brad has been included in the Best Lawyers in America.  He repeatedly has been selected as a Super Lawyer in Illinois, and as one of the top 100 lawyers in Illinois.  He also has been selected as a member of the Leading Lawyers Network for intellectual property litigation.  He is regularly listed in Who’s Who in the WorldWho’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the Law.  He is Martindale AV Preeminent rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.

Brad expands our intellectual property and unfair competition practices.  He is Editor-in-Chief and a Principal Author of Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Law, a book published by the ABA in May 2016.  He was a member of the advisory committee of lawyers and judges in the Northern District of Illinois who wrote the District Court’s local rules for patent litigation.  He is a contributing author to Patent Claim Construction in the Federal Circuit published by West.  He was editor in chief of the ABA publication Intellectual Property Litigation for 15 years and served on its editorial board until 2019.  His article titled “Understand the Two Approaches to Claim Construction” was cited and quoted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as secondary authority in its 2012 opinion in MySpace, Inc. v. GraphOn Corporation, 2011-1149 (Fed. Cir. March 2, 2012).

More information about Brad and his practice can be found on his CV.