Travis K. Waller



Travis brings a sophisticated understanding of policy and the law, a breadth of experience, and a keen eye for detail to the matters he handles. This equates to superlative client representation firmly rooted in the fundamentals of litigation yet adapted to suit a client’s needs in an ever-changing legal landscape.

Travis’s practice primarily focuses on intellectual property litigation, particularly patent litigation. His experience covers a wide range of technologies and industries, including biotechnology and the life sciences, as well as electronics, lighting, software, and telecommunications. Travis has worked with Fortune 500 companies, as well as private inventors, both domestically and abroad, and across a diverse array of venues.

Travis has handled matters from complaint to early motion practice, through discovery, summary judgment, and to trial. Highlights include representation of clients in:

  • A life sciences patent inventorship trial, which was one of the first entirely virtual bench trials to occur in the District of Massachusetts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A complex patent enforcement matter spanning multiple venues, including a post-grant review proceeding before the USPTO.
  • Defense of a Fortune 500 company in a patent infringement dispute involving DSL technology.
  • Named a “Rising Star,” by Super Lawyers (2022)
  • Named “Outstanding Editor,” by Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology (2017)
  • Minnesota Justice Foundation Public Service Distinction (2017)
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • University of Minnesota Law School, intellectual property and technology concentration (2017); Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Managing Editor (2016-2017); Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Articles Editor (2016-2017)
  • University of North Dakota, B.A. in English and Linguistics, cum laude (2014)
Professional Associations
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section: Executive Board, Secretary (2021-Present); IP Legislation Subcommittee, Vice Chair (2020-Present)
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