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 Honored at the National Law Journal’s 2019 Professional Excellence Awards Ceremony - November 11, 2019
  • Silicon Valley Litigator Selected Among Top Trade Secrets Lawyers - October 14, 2019
  • Two Litigators Honored Among Top 100 Lawyers In California - September 22, 2019
  • Litigation & Trial Partner Named An Influential Leader in San Diego - September 04, 2019
  • Los Angeles Partners Honored as Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers - August 18, 2019

Clients praise Latham's IP Litigation Practice "for its ‘deep bench of talent,' 'deep litigation expertise,' and its 'responsiveness, business acumen, industry knowledge and zealous advocacy.'"

The Legal 500 US 2019

Events

20th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law InstituteWebcast – Trade Secrets Unlocked: What You Need to Know About the Criminal Side of Trade SecretsWebcast – How to Win Section 101 Arguments at the PTAB and the Federal Circuit

Media Coverage

Litigation Leaders: Latham's Michele Johnson on Client Service, Team Culture and Playing to WinLatham Leads With First-Chair Women LitigatorsTech Litigation Department of the Year Finalist: Latham & Watkins

News

Latham Honored at National Law Journal Awards CeremonyThe American Lawyer Spotlights Latham’s Powerhouse Women Trial LawyersSilicon Valley Litigator Selected Among Top Trade Secrets Lawyers

Thought Leadership

Unilever – Too Big to Pay?Appointment of Administrative Patent Judges Held UnconstitutionalStrategic Implications of Recent Changes in PTAB Proceedings

Webcasts & Podcasts

Trade Secrets Unlocked: What You Need to Know About the Criminal Side of Trade SecretsPatentability: How to Win Section 101 Arguments at the PTAB and the Federal CircuitTrade Secrets Unlocked: How to Manage Trade Secret Risks When Onboarding and Offboarding