Anthony G. Simon

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
 | 800 Market Street, Suite 1700
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-241-2929
Fax: 314-241-2029
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (40%),
  • Intellectual Property (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Anthony G. Simon is a member of The Simon Law Firm, P.C., in St. Louis, Missouri, where he also serves as founding attorney with the firm's Intellectual Property Group. A top-rated, award-winning lawyer with more than 28 years of legal experience, Mr. Simon represents a diverse range of individual and business clients across the country who have legal needs involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other intellectual property matters, along with business litigation, class actions and antitrust litigation.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Simon has achieved notable success representing some of the largest companies in America, including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other Fortune 500 corporations. A seasoned litigator, he has served as lead counsel in numerous trials in state and federal courts throughout the nation, and he has extensive experience handling appeals, as well as pretrial and preliminary hearings.

    No matter how complex his clients' issues are, Mr. Simon delivers passionate, personalized counsel aimed at helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America voted him St. Louis Patent Litigation Lawyer of the Year for four consecutive years. Furthermore, he also received the Lifetime Achievement Award from America's Top 100 Attorneys for Missouri.

    A 1988 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Simon obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1991. A registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Simon holds his license to practice in Missouri and Illinois, as well as before various U.S. District Courts across the nation. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, 8th and Federal Circuits, along with the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Simon is an active member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, The Lawyers Association of St. Louis, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations. He has also published articles on topics involving intellectual property infringement and other related subjects for the St. Louis Bar Journal.

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    Practice Areas
    • 40%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 30%Intellectual Property
    • 30%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secret

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    Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020

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    About Anthony Simon

    Admitted: 1991, Missouri

    Professional Webpage: http://www.simonlawpc.com/meet-our-attorneys/anthony-g-simon...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 100, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 100, 2018
    • , 2020 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers - IP Litigation, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Intellectual Property, 2018
    • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 50 St. Louis, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 50 St. Louis, 2018
    • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Patent in St. Louis, Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Patent in St. Louis, 2018
    • "Best Patent Attorneys in St. Louis,” St. Louis Small Business Monthly, "Best Patent Attorneys in St. Louis,” St. Louis Small Business Monthly , 2018
    • Best Lawyers in America®, Best Lawyers in America®, 2018
    • Premier Business Tort Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys (AATA), 2015
    • Best Lawyers in America®, Best Lawyers in America®, 2019
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2012
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2015
    • St. Louis Lawyer of the Year, Intellectual Property Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2017
    • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating since 2008
    • Best Lawyers® 2014 Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2014
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2010
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2013
    • Top 100, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2015
    • St. Louis Lawyer of the Year, Patent Litigation, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
    • Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation – Patent “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2013
    • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2011
    • Intellectual Property, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2014
    • Top 50, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2015
    • U.S. News-Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property, since 2009
    • Best Lawyers® 2015 Litigation – Patent “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2015

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Registered Patent Attorney, USPTO

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U. S. District Court Massachusetts
    • U.S. District Court Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
    • U. S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals First, Seventh and Eighth Circuits
    • Bar Association Central Illinois
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
    • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
    • U. S. District Court of Minnesota
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
    • U. S. District Court Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
    • Bar Association of Missouri
    • Bar Association Illinois State
    • Bar Association Federal District of Illinois
    • St. Louis Lawyers Association
    • U. S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
    • Admitted in Illinois, 1992
    • U. S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Bar Association of Southern Illinois
    • U.S. District Court Northern and Sourthern Districts of New York
    • American Bar Association (ABA)
    • U. S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
    • Admitted in Missouri, 1991

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Induced Infringement after Global-Tech – Clear as Mud, 58 St. Louis Bar Journal 28 (2012).
    • A Competent Exculpatory Opinion of Counsel: A Silver Bullet to The Heart of a Willful Infringement Charge, St. Louis Bar Journal (2000).

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Virginia E-Commerce v. eBay and PayPal, (E.D. Va. 2011) Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action regarding U.S. Patent No. RE40,753.  Confidential resolution reached with all parties, 2011
    • Document Generation Corp. v. Allscripts, et al. (E.D. Tex. 2010) Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action related to electronic medical record technology. Confidential settlements with all parties, 2010
    • Storage Technology Corp. v. Custom Hardware and Engineering, (D. Ma. 2007) Represented defendant in patent infringement action and counter-claimed for antitrust violations.  Confidential settlement, 2007
    • World Wide Stationery Mfg. Co. Ltd. v. U.S. Ring Binder, LP (E.D. Mo. 2010) (jury trial) Represented defendant.  Received defense verdict and judgment invalidating all 45 claims in two patents asserted against defendant U.S. Ring Binder, 2010
    • EMSAT and LBS v. AT&T, (N.D. Ohio 2010) Represented plaintiffs in patent infringement action regarding U.S. Patent Nos. 6,847,822 and 7,289,763.  Confidential settlement, 2010
    • Bing v. Microsoft (E.D. Mo. 2010) Represented plaintiff in trademark infringement action against Microsoft related to “Bing” trademark.  Confidential settlement, 2010
    • Creative Internet Advertising Corp. v. Yahoo! Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2009) (jury trial) Represented plaintiff.  Received plaintiff’s verdict and judgment of approximately $13 million, including royalty rate of 20% and ongoing royalty rate of 23%, 2009
    • Child Protect, LLC v. Sprint, et al. (E.D. Tex. 2010) Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action against major cellular phone providers.  Confidential settlements with all parties, 2010

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation – Patent “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2013
    • America's Top 100 Attorneys® for Missouri, Lifetime Achievement
    • Best Lawyers® 2014 Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2014
    • Best Lawyers® 2015 Litigation – Patent “Lawyer of the Year” in St. Louis, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of Notre Dame (B.S.E.E.), 1988
    • Saint Louis University, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Woolsack
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    800 Market Street
    Suite 1700
    St. Louis, MO 63101

    Phone: 314-241-2929

    Fax: 314-241-2029

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