Xaviere Giroud
Associate / Chicago

P: 312-881-5174

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Xavi litigates complex cases involving a range of scientific and technical issues.  She has handled patent-infringement, copyright, and commercial matters in jurisdictions throughout the United States.  Those matters have involved a variety of technologies, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, consumer electronics, and mechanical systems.

Xavi’s experience extends across all stages of litigation, including managing discovery, working with experts to prepare reports, taking and defending depositions, and preparing witnesses for trial.  Xavi has led briefing on successful dispositive motions and motions for fees.  She has also argued at Markman and Daubert hearings in federal district court.

Prior to joining Goldman Ismail, Xavi practiced with another leading national law firm.  Xavi earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and her J.D. cum laude from Northwestern Law.

  • Contraceptive Medical Device Patent Litigation

    Represented inventor in a patent-infringement case relating to x-ray visible medical-device technology.  Matter settled days before trial.

    Garage Door Patent Litigation

    Defended a garage door manufacturing company in a patent-infringement case relating to garage door manufacturing technology.  Successfully obtained monetary and terminating sanctions against the plaintiff and its counsel.

    Retail Shelving Patent Litigation

    Represented retail merchandising company in a patent-infringement case relating to retail merchandising products.  The case resolved shortly after obtaining discovery sanctions against the opposing party.

    Semiconductor Patent Litigation

    Defended Fortune 100 semiconductor chip manufacturer in a patent-infringement case.  The case resolved shortly after successfully filing a motion to transfer venue.

    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
    • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
      • Managing Notes Editor, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
    • University of Arizona (B.S., Biomedical Engineering, magna cum laude)
    • State of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois