J.D., The College of William and Mary
B.A., Political Science, The George Washington University
District of Columbia
Mr. Ainsworth is a Director who concentrates his practice in the area of patent litigation. He has represented clients in patent cases in federal courts and before the United States International Trade Commission in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, electronics, and e-commerce industries. He has extensive experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical industry in litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Mr. Ainsworth began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Sue L. Robinson, United States District Judge, District of Delaware. Since his clerkship, he has built his practice around representing clients in complex, civil litigation. He is experienced in the development of all aspects of case strategy and the efficient management of complicated electronic discovery issues. He has served as trial counsel in multiple proceedings, conducted direct and cross-examinations of fact and expert witnesses, argued key motions, and delivered closing arguments. In addition, he has handled appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits.
In addition to his patent litigation practice, Mr. Ainsworth has represented leading civil rights organizations on state and federal civil rights issues. In 2011, the National LGBT Bar Association named Mr. Ainsworth one of the “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” in recognition of both his accomplishments as a patent litigator and his contributions to the advancement of LGBT civil rights.