Ashe is an experienced trial attorney who represents both plaintiffs and defendants in patent disputes. Ashe has extensive experience in handling patent disputes from inception to trial, including managing claim construction, depositions and discovery. In addition to patent litigation, Ashe is experienced in trying commercial disputes and copyright, trademark and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) matters.

Ashe has technical experience in electronics, computers and medical devices. The technologies he has litigated include:

  • IP data routing hardware and software
  • Semiconductor technologies
  • Video delivery systems
  • Wireless communications
  • Disk drive operations
  • Wound therapy devices

Representative Matters

  • Powertech Technology Inc. v. Tessera, Inc. (N.D. Cal.).
  • Univ. of Pittsburgh v. Varian (W.D. Pa.).
  • President and Fellows of Harvard College v. JSC Surgutneftegaz (2d Cir., S.D.N.Y, AAA).
  • Neumark Rothschild v. Cree, Inc. & Philips Lumileds Lighting (S.D.N.Y.).
  • Williamson v. AT&T (S.D.N.Y.).
  • Entegris, Inc. v. Pall Corp. (Fed. Cir.).
  • DealerTrack v. RouteOne (E.D.N.Y.)

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Ashe was a senior patent litigation associate at an international law firm in Palo Alto, California. He also previously worked at international law firms in Philadelphia and New York City.

While in law school, Ashe was a member of the Villanova Law Review and served as a university senator. He also externed for the Honorable Roderick R. McKelvie of the U.S. District Court of Delaware.

During college, he served as president of the school’s IEEE/Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society. He also interned at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Lockheed Martin and L3 Communication Systems.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to the list of "Most Influential Minority Attorneys" by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2019)