Vision Winter


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Vision Winter is an effective litigator who draws on his extensive professional engineering and legal experience to help technology companies protect their creative assets in patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property disputes. Vision’s clients include some of the world’s leading names in consumer electronics, computers and peripherals, mobile devices, medical devices, business systems, microprocessors and semiconductors, and aerospace and defense.

A registered professional chemical engineer in the State of California, Vision worked at Procter & Gamble as a power and controls project engineer before joining O'Melveny. Vision understands that business clients need more than a list of legal options—they need well-reasoned legal recommendations, regular case updates, and clear, timely responses to decision requests.



  • German


Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • California State Supreme Court

Registered to Practice

  • U.S Patent & Trademark Office


  • Pepperdine University, J.D., cum laude; Lead Articles Editor, Pepperdine University Law Review
  • University of California at Santa Barbara, B.S., Chemical Engineering, with high honors

Professional Activities


  • American Bar Association; Los Angeles Intellectual Property Lawyer's Association

Professional Chemical Engineer

  •  Registered, California
  • Represented Top Victory Electronics in Florida Atlantic University Research Corporation v. Top Victory Electronics (Taiwan) Co. Ltd., a patent infringement case in the Middle District of Florida related to digital display image scaling technology; won summary judgment of invalidity.
  • Represented Top Victory Electronics in Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. v. Top Victory Electronics (Taiwan) Co. Ltd., a patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas involving 10 patents related to digital television technology; achieved a compete defense verdict.
  • Represented Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. v. Intel Corporation, an antitrust case involving claims of unlawful monopoly maintenance in the worldwide x-86 microprocessor market; obtained an historic US$1.25 billion settlement and wide-ranging injunctive relief.
  • Represented a leading consumer electronics company in a patent infringement case involving more than a dozen asserted patents relating to features of smartphones, tablet devices, and MP3 players.
  • Represented Samsung in two related International Trade Commission Investigations and four related district court actions in Delaware and California in a multi-patent dispute between Samsung and AU Optronics relating to LCD technology; negotiated a favorable settlement.