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John T. Polasek

Patent infringement Attorney at Bellaire, TX

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also known as Ted Polasek


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John T. Polasek (Ted) has been practicing law since 1990. Ted’s practice at The Polasek Law Firm, PLLC focuses on patent infringement litigation and licensing of patents. In addition, Ted litigates a broad array of intellectual property cases, involving trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, copyrights, unfair competition, breach of contract and related commercial litigation. His clients include patent owners, trademark owners and companies accused of patent infringement or trademark infringement. Ted has successfully negotiated licenses involving patent portfolios that include over 100 patents.

Ted was a founding partner of Polasek, Quisenberry & Errington, LLP, a firm that for over 15 years litigated numerous patent infringement cases involving many different areas of technology. Ted has litigated patent lawsuits between competitors in the oil industry and in the earth moving sector, as well as patent infringement cases involving smart phones, smart watches, laptop, tablet and smoking pipe technologies. He has also handled trademark litigations and other proceedings between competing business over their use of trademarks. Ted has also litigated patent infringement cases against Fortune 100 companies on a contingent fee basis. In the early part of his career, Ted was associated with one of the premier intellectual property firms in the country, Arnold White & Durkee.

For nearly 30 years, Ted has practiced law based on the understanding that his clients seek counsel that work efficiently, provide high-quality representation, is responsive to a client’s phone calls and emails and offers fee solutions that incentivize favorable results. In addition to traditional hourly fee arrangements, The Polasek Law Firm, PLLC provides its clients with reasonable hourly rates as well as the contingent fee, flat-fee, partial contingency/partial hourly or other results-based fee arrangements for certain matters.

As technology evolved, Ted gained experience in a wide variety of technologies. Ted has handled patent infringement cases involving smartphones and software, base stations and other telecommunication equipment, caller identification, vision & facial recognition and monitoring systems, license plate recognition, auto parts, vehicle collision warning and avoidance systems, smart watches, smoking pipes, earth moving equipment, music identification, computer accessories, wireless navigation and mapping systems, advanced process control, chip fabrication, chemical compositions, cosmetic formulations, contact lens, boat design, catalysts, oil field equipment, tertiary oil recovery systems, offshore platforms, medical devices, pagers, laser levels, fasteners, “distance to the pin” determination on a golf course, and ski poles to name a few.

Ted has litigated cases across the United States, including New York, Delaware, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Middle District of Florida, Oregon, Nebraska, Illinois, Arizona, California, and the Southern and Eastern District’s of Texas.

Licensed for 32 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1990
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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The Polasek Law Firm, PLLC
6750 West Loop South
Frost Bank Building, Suite 920
Bellaire, TX, 77401-4117

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Posted by anonymous | March 8, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
One of the best attorneys in patent litigation
Our company retained Mr. Ted Polasek to monetize the company’s patent portfolio. Mr. Polasek supported our company in litigating several patent infringement lawsuits against several mobile phone and tablet manufacturers and a retailer that sold mobile phones, tablets and laptops. These manufacturers are giants and were well represented by top lawyers. All these cases were difficult, but Mr. Polasek worked diligently on these cases, and we were satisfied and delighted with the outcomes achieved by Mr. Polasek. Mr. Polasek is diligent, thorough, strong against the parties on the other side, but faithful at all times to his client. He is always considering litigation strategies for the best interests of his client. Mr. Polasek is one of the best attorneys for patent litigation. We would like to thank Mr. Polasek for all the work he did for us, and we could not come this far without his support and contribution.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
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Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 8.0 (Excellent)

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Texas System, Austin
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1987

Associations

  • Houston Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

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Patent infringement Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ted Polasek and I have worked on multiple patent infringement trial matters together. He is extremely sharp and intelligent and knows his field A to Z. With an engineering background, his opinions carry much more weight than most counsel in this area. You would be well served if ever have a need in his area of specialty!"
Patent infringement Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Ted is detailed oriented and excels in both understanding technology issues and his grasp of the business and damages aspects of patent litigation."
Patent infringement Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ted is a great lawyer. He is always prepared and ready to do what needs to be done to get the job done right."
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