Intellectual Property Litigation

Latham & Watkins is uniquely situated to handle cases involving all types of IP claims, including in combination with related claims of antitrust, contract disputes, unfair business practices and other causes of action.

Why Latham

A Trial-Ready Team

Latham & Watkins’ global Intellectual Property group provides clients with trial-ready teams related to all areas of IP law, including:

Latham’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice has achieved outstanding results in trials around the world. The breadth of Latham’s IP Litigation group enables Latham to build teams tailored to the client’s needs. Latham is uniquely situated to handle cases involving all types of intellectual property claims, including in combination with related claims of antitrust, contract disputes, unfair business practices, and other causes of action.

Industry Knowledge

The firm’s IP clients range from Fortune 100 to emerging companies spanning a broad range of industries, including:

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Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Litigators Among Most Honored in 2020 - December 30, 2020
  • Seven Lawyers Honored As Client Service All-Stars - December 09, 2020
  • Latham Among Finalists for Five American Lawyer Industry Awards - November 09, 2020
  • Latham Recognized Across the Board for Litigation & Trial Prowess - October 14, 2020
  • Kevin Chambers and Laura Washington Named Black Leaders Worth Watching - October 05, 2020

Clients say, “[Latham] is a very strong team across the board,” explaining: “the lawyers are very technically strong,” “excellent trial lawyers and strategists,” “are able to anticipate opponents’ arguments, are client-oriented and their attention to detail is fantastic.”

– Chambers USA 2020

Events

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Media Coverage

Korean Battery Companies Avert Import Ban With US$1.8B Settlement'Fortuitous' Clerkship Helped Move New Latham Partner Into Patent LitigationWhat’s Up With All the Trade Secret Action at the ITC? Two Latham IP Litigators Weigh In

News

Latham Secures US$1.8 Billion Settlement for LG Energy SolutionLatham & Watkins Advises Chardan Healthcare Acquisition 2 Corp. in its Merger with RenovacorFirm Advises Vacasa, a Portfolio Company of Silver Lake and Other Investors, in its Acquisition of Turnkey Vacation Rentals

Thought Leadership

USPTO Seeks Comments on PTAB’s Discretionary Denials of ReviewITC Vs. Court Remedies For Trade Secret Theft AbroadUS Supreme Court Will Decide Constitutionality of PTAB Judge Appointments

Webcasts & Podcasts

Apple v. Fintiv: One-Year Retrospective on the Impact and Application of Fintiv’s Six-Factor TestTrade Secrets Unlocked – State or Federal Court: Which Is Best for Your Case, and How Do You Win There? Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB Proceedings