Yusuf  Esat

Mr. Esat’s work has covered many aspects of litigation, from pre-filing investigations, discovery, case management, summary judgment, and trial, to appeals.  Mr. Esat also has experience preparing infringement opinions of counsel for chemical and biological products.

Matters on which Mr. Esat has worked include:

  • Obtaining summary judgment of patent invalidity, affirmed on appeal, for a patent relating to plastic films asserted by an industry competitor.
  • Securing a stipulated dismissal of an infringement suit brought by a licensing entity for a patent concerning automotive pistons after receiving a favorable claim construction opinion.
  • Earning asylum pro bono for a Somalian refugee.
  • Achieving a $30 million+ damages award, affirmed on appeal, in a breach of contract case.
  • Securing pro bono a substantial settlement for an incarcerated Section 1983 claimant as trial neared.
  • Winning a judgment of non-infringement following a bench trial, affirmed on appeal, for a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • Securing pro bono a third-stage evidentiary hearing for a post-conviction petitioner seeking relief from alleged police coercion.