Bart Eppenauer

About Bart Eppenauer

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 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.