Practice areas


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 2012) Senior Editor; University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • Harvey Mudd College (B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics, 2005) With Distinction

Dominik Slusarczyk is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP. Mr. Slusarczyk's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent cases relating to complex technology.

Mr. Slusarczyk earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Slusarczyk served as a judicial intern at the Superior Court of California in Santa Barbara.

Prior to law school, Mr. Slusarczyk worked as a software and embedded systems engineer in real-time applications. Mr. Slusarczyk earned his B.S. in computer science and mathematics from Harvey Mudd College. He is fluent in Polish and conversational in Spanish.

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Representative Matters

  • Intel Corp. v. Future Link Systems, LLC (D. Del.): Represented Future Link in a declaratory judgment action originally brought by Intel seeking relief with respect to nine patents. Counterclaimed for infringement of fifteen patents—including patents relating to on-chip interconnect architectures, integrated circuit thermal monitoring systems, computer security, and processing performance optimization—and obtained favorable claim construction and summary judgment outcomes.
  • WesternGeco LLC v. Petroleum Geo-Services, Inc. et al. (S.D. Tex.): Represented Petroleum Geo-Services in a patent litigation involving patents relating to diverse aspects of seismic exploration technology, including seismic data acquisition and seismic data processing.
  • Hollingsworth v. Perry (U.S. Supreme Court): Our amicus brief argued on behalf of Equality California that petitioners lacked Article III standing to appeal the district court’s judgment holding California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Supreme Court ultimately dismissed the appeal on that basis, leaving in place the district court’s judgment.

  • Tessera, Inc. v. UTAC (Taiwan) Corp. (N.D. Cal.): Represented Tessera against UTAC (Taiwan) in a breach of contract dispute relating to intellectual property in the semiconductor packaging field.

  • SoftView LLC. v. Apple Inc. et al. (D. Del.): Represented SoftView against Apple and Android smart phone manufacturers in a litigation involving patents relating to web browsers for mobile devices.
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Morgan Chu and Dominik Slusarczyk, Will the Supreme Court Seismically Shift the Patent Damages Landscape in WesternGeco v. ION? The Intellectual Property Strategist (2018).

Morgan Chu and Dominik Slusarczyk, What Cannot Be Patented? Cal. Litig. Rev. (2016).

Morgan Chu and Dominik Slusarczyk, Alice's Restaurant: Putting Mayo On a New Revolt Against "Ineligible" Patents, Cal. Litig. Rev. (2015).

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • 2012, California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit