Kramer Alberti Continues to Expand Firm with Strategic Team Additions and New Austin, Texas Office

April 22, 2024

Well-respected Litigator Nicole Glauser Joins the Firm As Partner and Will Lead the Austin Office. Rick Chang Adds Experience and Litigation Expertise In Of Counsel Role in Firm’s Silicon Valley Headquarters.

Kramer Alberti Lim & Tonkovich LLP, a nationally recognized patent litigation firm, today announced the addition of two distinguished attorneys to its growing team of legal professionals. Nicole “Nicki” Glauser has joined the firm as a Partner, and will lead Kramer Alberti’s new office in Austin.  Rick Chang joins Kramer Alberti’s Silicon Valley-based team in an Of Counsel role, bringing over twenty years of experience in intellectual property litigation and transactions. The opening of Kramer Alberti’s Austin, TX office serves to further expand the firm’s national platform with its footprint in Silicon Valley, New York, and Washington, D.C. The Austin office, located in Austin’s vibrant downtown, will allow the firm to conveniently serve clients in the vibrant technology and innovation hub of central Texas.

Nicki Glauser is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer renowned for her expertise in patent litigation. She is consistently selected to the prestigious list of Texas Top Women Attorneys and named a Texas Super Lawyer. She has also been recognized as a Texas Rising Star. She is a graduate of University of Texas Austin, and earlier in her career served as a judicial clerk for a judge on the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Tenth Circuit. With a focus on representing inventors, universities, and patent holders, Ms. Glauser has a proven track record of success protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights across various technological fields, including wireless signals, digital rights management, and renewable energy. She has vast experience in district courts across the U.S. and in the Federal Circuit.

“I am thrilled to join Kramer Alberti and contribute to its talented team and reputation for excellence representing patent owners, technology companies, and inventors protecting their inventions against infringers,” said Ms. Glauser.

Rick Chang is an experienced patent litigator having worked in the patent litigation department at large prestigious law firms before joining Kramer Alberti. He is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and UC Law in San Francisco.

“I’ve worked as a patent litigator with Rob [Kramer] at big law in the past and am excited to join Kramer Alberti and work alongside such a dedicated and talented team of legal professionals,” said Mr. Chang. “I am eager to leverage my experience to help the firm’s clients navigate the complexities of intellectual property law and ultimately achieve victories in the courtroom.”

“Nicki and Rick each have a very strong reputation as exceptional and highly respected attorneys, and we are delighted to welcome them to the team. We’re also excited to announce the opening of our new Austin, Texas office,” said partner Rob Kramer. “Their expertise and professionalism are unmatched and will enhance our provision of exceptional service to our clients in district courts in Texas and throughout the country,” added partner Dave Alberti.

About Kramer Alberti Founded in 2010 and based in Silicon Valley with attorneys in New York, Washington, D.C., and Austin, Kramer Alberti has risen to become a highly sought-after IP litigation solutions provider for patent owners. With a team of 20 technically trained and experienced patent litigation trial attorneys representing an unrivaled assembly of specialized expertise, Kramer Alberti is positioned as a firm of choice for plaintiffs seeking large recoveries in patent monetization and clients in need of objective-based IP solutions.

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