Pollinger is a Principal in the Austin office of McKool Smith. Steve is
a trial lawyer and registered patent attorney who has focused on patent
cases and other intellectual property litigation for nearly 20 years.
Steve’s practice is nationwide, at trial and on appeal. He has won
courtroom victories in cases involving diverse software, electronics,
and medical device technologies. Steve holds a master’s degree in
electrical engineering, which allows him to understand the disputed
technologies and to reduce the disputes to explanations and themes that
are readily understood and compelling in the courtroom.
Steve served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable S. Jay
Plager at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in
Washington, D.C. He speaks frequently on intellectual property