Education

  • Trinity University (B.S. Bus. Admin.1996)
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law (J.D. 2002)
  • St. Mary’s Law Journal, Board Member (Comment Editor, 2002)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

Publications/Recognitions

  • “Texas Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers in 2009
  • Texas Legislature Goes Phishing: The New Anti-Phishing, 68 Texas B.J. 706 (2005)
  • eProclamation: No More Spam in Texas, 66 Texas B.J. 660 (2003)
  • Internet Property Rights: eTrespass, 33 St. Mary’s L.J. 367 (2002)

John Saba

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John Saba is a litigator with deep-experience in intellectual property matters including, patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, data security and privacy, cybercrimes and governmental investigations. John also has extensive experience in state and federal complex business litigation with matters involving business torts, breach of contracts, fraud, DTPA and unfair competition claims, as well as others. John has extensive courtroom experience with the completion of seven jury trials in his career. Prior to law school, John worked in the technology industry as a data network consultant for Lucent Technologies, Inc.
  • Represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of multi-million dollar patent infringement lawsuits before the U.S. District Courts
  • Represented clients in a variety of copyright infringement litigation matters from software to architectural plans
  • Represented clients with a variety of trademark issues including, federal and state trademark infringement claims, trademark registrations, cybersquatting, licensing and domain name dispute arbitrations (“UDRP”)
  • Represented a software-as-a-service company in a matter involving a breach of computer security
  • Represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of complex business disputes including, “business divorces” and matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud as well as shareholder derivative claims
  • Represented software and technology companies in lawsuits involving trade secrets misappropriation
  • Represented software and technology companies involved in licensing disputes
  • Represented companies in governmental investigations
  • Represented a client in a lawsuit against the Attorney General to challenge the disclosure of information via the Public Information Act (open records request)

Education

  • Trinity University (B.S. Bus. Admin.1996)
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law (J.D. 2002)
  • St. Mary’s Law Journal, Board Member (Comment Editor, 2002)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

Publications/Recognitions

  • “Texas Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers in 2009
  • Texas Legislature Goes Phishing: The New Anti-Phishing, 68 Texas B.J. 706 (2005)
  • eProclamation: No More Spam in Texas, 66 Texas B.J. 660 (2003)
  • Internet Property Rights: eTrespass, 33 St. Mary’s L.J. 367 (2002)