Ron E. Shulman

  • Partner
  • 140 Scott Drive
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • USA
  • T +1.650.463.3099


Ron Shulman, a nationally renowned patent trial lawyer, represents clients in patent infringement actions in federal courts throughout the country.

Mr. Shulman represents clients both defending and prosecuting patents. Leading legal publications have ranked him “among the best patent trial lawyers in the country” for more than 15 years. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a founding member of the Attorney Advisory Committee, which drafts rules for the administration of patent infringement actions in the Northern District of California.

Mr. Shulman handles cases across a full spectrum of technologies and industries, including:

  • Computer display terminals
  • Integrated circuits
  • Ion implantation equipment
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical devices
  • Nuclear fuel claddings
  • Pharmaceuticals (Hatch-Waxman matters)
  • Satellite control systems
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Various chemical compositions and processes


Mr. Shulman frequently represents clients on multiple patent cases over the course of several years. Representative clients include:

  • Apple
  • AUO
  • Broadcom*
  • NVidia
  • Par Pharmaceutical
  • Synopsys
  • Time Warner Cable

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • IP Litigation - The Pursuit of Business Objectives By Other Means -  April 01, 2012
Ron Shulman "'is really one of the best for patent litigation and a big win for Latham,' say sources. He has experience in working with clients in the semiconductor, laser, mechanical device and computer software industries."Chambers USA Global 2013
Bar Qualification
  • California
  • JD, Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 1981
  • BA, Amherst College, 1977
  • Cleantech
  • Information Technology – Systems & Solutions
  • Internet & Digital Media
  • Life Sciences
  • Semiconductors
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • International Trade Commission (ITC) Patent Litigation