Justin M. Barnes

Justin Barnes is a trial and appellate attorney focusing on high-stakes patent litigation. Mr. Barnes has represented some of the world’s best-known companies at every stage of litigation.  He has served as trial counsel at over half a dozen trials, has authored numerous briefs as well as argued before the Federal Circuit, and has also been counsel on multiple cases before the Supreme Court, both as counsel for litigants and as counsel for amici.  Mr. Barnes has experience spanning a wide range of technologies, including audio and video compression standards, other digital signal processing techniques, digital and analog circuitry, medical devices, e-commerce, enterprise software, and other complex technologies.

Mr. Barnes also has extensive case experience on damages topics, including multiple successful Daubert motions and multiple successful JMOL motions overturning substantial jury verdicts. He has also spoken at numerous conferences and CLEs regarding changes in patent damages. Mr. Barnes has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2015 and has been named to the National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List multiple times.

Mr. Barnes received his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.