Anthony G. Simon

Anthony G. Simon

Attorney Profile

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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Intellectual Property (30%)
Attorney Profile

Tony is a registered patent attorney.  His practice focuses on intellectual property and other complex commercial litigation.  During his career, Tony has served as lead trial counsel in hundreds of patent, copyright, trademark, antitrust, and other intellectual property cases across the United States. 

Tony was graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Emphasis, from the University of Notre Dame, and he earned his law degree at St. Louis University School of Law. In addition to his legal expertise, his engineering background provides him with the skills necessary to understand and explain complex technologies to juries.

In his 24 years of practice, Tony has represented both plaintiffs and defendants. He has been a partner at one of the largest firms in St. Louis and at a boutique patent firm before starting the IP Group at The Simon Law Firm. He has litigated cases against, and has been co-counsel with, a majority of the large intellectual property law firms across the country. His clients have included Fortune 500 companies, as well as small businesses and individuals.

Tony has been selected by his peers for inclusionin The Best Lawyers In America® 2010-2014 in the fields of Antitrust, IP and Patent Litigation.  Tony is listed on the  Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list since 2010 and has received an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell.

About Anthony Simon

Admitted: 1991, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://simonlawpc.com/anthony-g-simon/

Honors/Awards:

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 100, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 100, 2018
  • 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

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
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Office Location for Anthony G. Simon

800 Market Street
Suite 1700
St. Louis, MO 63101

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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