Alastair Warr


T: (317) 407-5260

Chicago Office


Practice Areas:

  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets
  • Cyber-risk, Privacy and Data Security
  • Aviation Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana
  • N.D. Indiana
  • S.D. Indiana
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Indiana University-Indianapolis; JD
  • Indiana University-Bloomington; B.S. Biology, 1987; B.A. Chemistry, 1988

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Krieg DeVault LLP, Partner 2002-2014
  • Chair of IP and Technology Group

Alastair (Ali) Warr’s practice includes all facets of intellectual property, including litigation (patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets), PTAB (post grant review (PGR), inter partes review (IPR)), patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and transactions. Ali has litigated and counseled clients in various industries including aerospace, gas turbine engines, Federal Aviation Regulations, GPS systems, power tools, battery chemistry, renewable energy, audio electronics, medical devices, electronics, IT, software, cybersecurity, water treatment, and construction.


Counsel for the party in bold:

  • Dodson International Parts, Inc. v.Williams International Co., LLC, Dist. Kansas, arbitration award for client in defense of breach of contract, fraud, Federal Aviation Regulations and antitrust claims relating to jet engine repairs;
  • Skin Consultants, LLC and J&K Management, LLC v. Textron Aviation et al andWilliams International Co., LLC, N.D. Mississippi, aviation (jet engine) repair tort claim, dismissed with prejudice;
  • JSI Safety, Inc. v.Voxx International Corporation, et al., C.D. Cal., defended claims involving multiple patents, corresponding IPRs, in automotive electronic market,
  • Synovia Solutions, LLC, Petitioner, v. Zonar Systems Inc.,N.D. California, patent covering Web Based Vehicle Tracking and User on-board Status System, inter partes review before PTAB, petition granted and case settled;
  • Redwall Live Corporation v.ESG Security, Inc., S.D. Ind., copyright infringement, dismissed with prejudice and client received six-figure fee award;
  • Rolls-Royce Corporation v. Alcor Engine Company, Inc., et al, S.D. Ind., Lanham Act and trade secret misappropriation claims and antitrust counterclaims involving gas turbine engines
  • AvidAir Helicopter Supply, Inc. v. Rolls-Royce Corporation, W.D. Mo., favorable judgment for trade secret misappropriation involving gas turbine engines with damages award and permanent injunction, and favorable judgment on counterclaims for antitrust affirmed on appeal by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Rain v. Rolls-Royce Corporation, S.D. Ind., 1:2007-cv-01233, defense verdict on alleged breach of settlement agreement, affirmed on appeal by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals;
  • Rolls-Royce Corporation v. HEROS Inc. et al, N.D. Tex., 3:2007-cv-00739, trade secret misappropriation involving gas turbine engines and FAA replacement parts and services;
  • Klipsh Group, Inc. et al. v. Monoprice, Inc., S.D. Ind., Lanham Act trademark and trade dress infringement involving stereo loud speakers;
  • Klipsch Group, Inc. v. Incase Designs Corp., S.D. Ind., patent infringement involving ear bud headphone technology settled at early stage of litigation
  • Old World Industries, LLC v. Audiovox Electronics Corporation, W.D. Wis., patent infringement involving aftermarket rear view cameras.


  • “Civil Trade Secret Litigation”, InfraGard Conference July 2014
  • “Fundamentals of Patent Law: A Practical Introduction to Obtaining and Enforcing Patents, N.B.I.”, December 2007
  • “Fundamentals of Acquisition Transactions in Indiana: Special Asset Considerations – Intellectual Property”, April 2007 and April 2006
  • “Federal Civil Practice: A Guide for Indiana Attorneys”, April 2002 and April 2004
  • Civil Litigation of Trade Secret Misappropriation, Infraguard National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.
  • Identifying, Protecting and Profiting from IP, ACC, 2010