LAUREN GRAU is an associate in Sidley Austin LLP’s Dallas office where she practices in technology transactions and intellectual property litigation. Lauren has assisted clients in connection with IP due diligence, IP acquisitions, and licensing transactions. She also has experience in a variety of phases of patent litigation, including pre-trial preparation and strategy, complex e-discovery, claim construction briefing, summary judgment briefing, witness preparation for trial and deposition testimony, mediation, and trial preparation. In addition, Lauren has experience in trademark branding, prosecution, and protection; and copyright protection and enforcement.
Lauren has represented clients in various United States District Courts and in the International Trade Commission in a wide range of technologies, including telecommunications, smartphone technologies, semiconductor fabrication and packaging, consumer electronics, and cosmetic chemistry.
In addition to her transactional and litigation practice, Lauren has also represented clients on various immigration and asylum issues before the Dallas Immigration Court.
Before attending law school, Lauren worked for five years for a leading competitive local exchange carrier as a telecommunications engineer. While attending law school, Lauren interned with the Honorable Harlin D. Hale at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas and served as Head Casenotes & Comments Editor of the Houston Journal of International Law for 2007-08.
In 2010, Lauren received the “Outstanding Young Associate Award” for her pro bono work with the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas.