The U.S. goal to have half of all new cars be zero-emission by 2030 drives competition between automotive incumbents, battery suppliers, and high-tech entrants to the industry, making increased litigation an inevitability.
WIT consistently remains at the forefront of the legal and technical issues related to electric vehicles and has built an impressive team of experts to address an impending wave of litigation. Our experts include prominent academics, industry veterans, and technical subject matter experts in battery composition and construction, power management systems, SEP analyses, and more.
WIT anticipates the most prominent and significant legal disputes will include matters regarding breach of contract, consumer class actions, M&A, patent infringement, and theft of trade secrets. Our teams of diverse experts are equipped to advance our clients’ litigation strategies in these areas.
Electric Vehicles Litigation Expert Team
The intellectual property behind electric vehicles (EV) represents a broad array of hardware and software technologies ranging from cutting-edge batteries and systems controls to sensors, plus the importation of components that represent a morass of standard-essential patent coverage. WIT’s electric vehicles expert team was created to address what we expect to be the key areas of litigation that will arise in the move to electric fleets and who will provide industry and academic perspectives essential to any litigation.
Industry insiders on the EV landscape, EV adoption, and related regulations and standards
Battery technology experts on battery design, production, and the sourcing of materials
Computer scientists on sensors – LiDAR, Visual, Radar, Thermal
Economists on patent pools and damages analyses
Mechanical engineers on electric vehicle components and manufacturing
Power management specialists on control systems, engine design, and charging infrastructure
Wireless technology engineers on EV software, wireless networks, and connectivity issues
WIT represents experts who are esteemed academics, experienced industry insiders, and subject area specialists. WIT has worked to build expert teams to address our clients’ needs, whether it be to understand specific electric vehicle technologies and explain auto and tech industry practices and policies. Their expertise covers:
With thousands of standards, 100K+ patents, and dozens of participants, the wireless landscape includes hundreds of immediate licensing and litigation targets. WIT has teams of testifying experts that touch on every aspect of wireless litigation, licensing, valuation, and business advice.
Payment Systems: Addressing the Legal and Technical Issues with Top Industry Experts
WIT stays ahead of the curve on the legal and technical issues facing payments technology and has built a multidisciplinary expert team to address all angles of emerging payments litigation. Our payment systems experts include top academics, industry veterans, and technical subject matter authorities in banking systems, fintech, mobile digital transactions, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and more.
Virtual Reality: Top Technical Specialists, Industry Insiders, and Pioneers in Gaming Platforms
At WIT, we know the right virtual reality experts needed to drive successful outcomes in a case and tailor diverse teams that include technical specialists, industry insiders, and pioneers in gaming platforms.
Cryptocurrency: Addressing the Legal and Technical Issues with Top Industry Experts
The cryptocurrency industry’s rapid growth has created an unstable market that lacks regulatory oversight, making it ripe for complex litigation. WIT is uniquely positioned to assist counsel and their clients in active litigation matters, and in assessing and avoiding the potential civil and criminal liabilities that might arise as the regulatory landscape in the crypto industry continues to evolve.