BPW Trial Lawyers Honored for “Largest Intellectual Property Verdict of 2019”

FORT WORTH, Texas – A $26.5 million jury verdict secured by Boyd, Powers & Williamson has been recognized as the largest intellectual property verdict and the ninth largest verdict of any kind in Texas in 2019, according to analysis by VerdictSearch and Texas Lawyer magazine.

Jurors in the May 2019 trial found that Plano-based CommTech Sales and co-owner and operator Michael McGraw had unlawfully used proprietary generator interface technology developed by Micrin Technologies and later acquired by XIP LLC. Telecom companies use […]

July 31st, 2020|News|

BPW Litigation Capabilities Expand with New Fort Worth Office

Boyd, Powers & Williamson is expanding its complex litigation and appellate capabilities with the opening of its Fort Worth office led by veteran litigator and appellate attorney Scott Lindsey. 


Mr. Lindsey has a well-earned reputation as a talented and insightful appellate strategist and litigator. His litigation experience includes complex […]

January 30th, 2020|News|

$98M BBVA Compass Bank Fraud Verdict Inducted in VerdictSearch Hall of Fame

A $98 million verdict secured by Boyd, Powers & Williamson has been inducted into the VerdictSearch Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame.

In reaching the December 2017 verdict, a Dallas County jury found that BBVA Compass Bank and one of its executives had committed fraud during loan renewal and modification negotiations with a developer of three luxury subdivisions in northeast Tarrant County following the 2008 financial crisis. Lead trial attorney Derrick Boyd presented evidence, including […]

September 9th, 2019|News|

Best Lawyers in America Honors Derrick Boyd Following String of Large Commercial Litigation Verdicts

Boyd, Powers & Williamson is pleased to announce that founding partner Derrick Boyd has been selected to the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America following a series of significant complex business litigation verdicts.

The oldest and among the most respected peer reviewed attorney guides in the country, Best Lawyers accepts outside nominations from attorneys, corporate leaders and the general public. Comprehensive review includes attorneys within the same geographical region and share a […]

August 16th, 2019|News|

Texas Judge Enters $26.5M Final Judgment in XIP Trade Dress Infringement Case

Plano-based CommTech assessed $8M in punitive damages

FORT WORTH, Texas – A judge has awarded a $26.5 million judgment to Fort Worth-based telecom company XIP LLC in a trade dress and trade secrets suit, upholding a May jury verdict against CommTech Sales LLC of Plano.

In the final judgment entered June 25, Tarrant County District Judge Mike Wallach awarded damages on behalf of XIP stemming from the jury’s finding that CommTech Sales and co-owner and operator Michael McGraw had unlawfully used XIP’s trade […]

June 28th, 2019|News|

Fort Worth Telecom Business Wins Multimillion Dollar Jury Verdict in Trade Secret Dispute

Award could reach as high as $31M for XIP, including $8M in punitive damages secured by Boyd, Powers & Williamson

FORT WORTH – A Tarrant County jury returned a verdict for Fort Worth-based telecom company XIP LLC after finding that CommTech Sales LLC of Plano unlawfully used XIP’s trademarks and trade secrets.

The May 6 verdict includes damages from infringed sales and lost royalties caused by CommTech Sales and its former owner Michael McGraw.

The final judgment will be determined by the […]

May 7th, 2019|News|
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