Our Intellectual Property Litigation practice received this prestigious award for securing a number of successes over the past year “on all fronts across the spectrum of IP disputes and jurisdictions from coast to coast."
P. Anthony Sammi, a Global Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, and Vice Chair of the Technology Industry Group, is a first-chair litigator who handles complex, high-profile intellectual property matters at the trial and appellate levels.
Mr. Sammi represents clients in high-stakes, ground-breaking intellectual property matters at both the trial and appellate level. His status as a go-to trial lawyer for some of the most high-profile tech clients in the industry is a testament to both his impressive track record and his effective and aggressive case strategies.
Drawing on his background in electrical engineering and physics, Mr. Sammi advises companies on a full spectrum of patent and intellectual property matters. He litigates disputes centering on a broad range of technologies, including those involving virtual-reality headsets, first-person shooter and 3D gaming, petrochemical industry modeling software, source code, blood centrifuge devices, sporting equipment, and pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Sammi first-chairs jury trials in the US District Courts and frequently argues before appellate courts. He has also first-chaired trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
His practice also includes counseling both US and multinational clients on evaluating, licensing, and protecting intellectual property portfolios.
Mr. Sammi has received widespread recognition in the legal and mainstream press for his practice work. His cases have been reported on, and he has been quoted by, such outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNBC, Bloomberg, Vanity Fair, BBC News, USA Today, and The Hollywood Reporter. The National Law Journal named Mr. Sammi as one of its 2017 Winning Litigators and described his closing arguments in a jury trial as a “virtuoso performance.”
Mr. Sammi currently serves as a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. He previously served as President and Director of the South Asian Bar Association of New York, and as Director of the National South Asian Bar Association.