Mr. Reckers' practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on litigating and trying complex patent matters. He has significant experience in all aspects of intellectual property litigation and has provided trial and appellate representation in numerous patent litigation matters involving a wide range of technologies and products, including computer-implemented healthcare solutions, telecommunications, computer software and medical devices. His recent engagements include successful representations of clients such as Sprint, Microsoft, The Coca-Cola Company, Cerner and Nexus Medical in patent infringement actions.
Mr. Reckers has a technical background in engineering and particular knowledge in the fields of computer software and telecommunications. In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Reckers has considerable experience with patent prosecution and has drafted patent applications on technologies pertaining to telecommunications, oil and gas exploration and services, and computer software.
Sprint Communications v. Vonage Holding et. al. - Represented Sprint in a patent infringement action asserting a portfolio of voice over packet patents, resulting in the largest jury verdict in Kansas history ($69.5 million).
Cerner Corporation v. Visicu, Inc. - Represented Cerner in declaratory judgment action involving patents relating to remote monitoring of intensive care units, resulting in a jury verdict finding both asserted patents invalid and not infringed.
Marshall Packaging v. The Coca-Cola Company - Represented The Coca-Cola Company in a patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas.
Nash v. Microsoft - Represented Microsoft in patent infringement litigation concerning anti-piracy software. Summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of Microsoft affirmed on appeal.
Garmin v. TomTom - Represented Garmin in patent infringement actions concerning navigation systems employing global positioning systems.
Venetec International, Inc. v. Nexus Medical, LLC - Represented Nexus Medical in patent infringement litigation in Delaware involving catheter securement devices.
C2 Communications v. Sprint - Represented Sprint in patent infringement action concerning voice over internet communications.
Sprint v. NuVox Communications - Represented Sprint in patent infringement action involving VoIP technology.
Sprint v. Paetec - Represented Sprint in patent infringement action involving VoIP technology.
Sprint v. Big River Communications - Represented Sprint in patent infringement action involving VoIP technology.