Bart Eppenauer rejoined Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. after serving as Microsoft’s Chief Patent Counsel for more than a decade. His practice at Shook focuses on strategic IP counseling and analysis, pre-litigation and litigation strategy, complex multilateral IP transactions and license agreements, and IP policy advocacy. Bart was counsel of record and co-authored U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Briefs filed on behalf of IPO in WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical (2018), Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee (2016) and Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank (2014). Bart is a frequent author and speaker on a range of IP issues, with particular expertise in patent subject matter eligibility of computer implemented inventions. He has been published and quoted in Inside Counsel, Morning Consult, Law360, Patently-O, IAM, Managing Intellectual Property and IP Watchdog.