Intellectual Property Litigation Partner Joins Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C.

February 22, 2010

Washington, D.C.… Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Matthew Moore has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Litigation Department. Moore brings deep experience to the firm representing Fortune 100 companies in high profile patent infringement suits.

“We are delighted to welcome Matt to Latham & Watkins,” said Eric Bernthal, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. “His addition is a major step forward in the continuing development and expansion of our global patent litigation capabilities, particularly in a very important market.”

“The increasing globalization of business, consolidation of industries and evolution of high-value capital from tangible to intangible assets has propelled the growth of U.S. and global patent litigation for the past 25 years,” said Max Grant, Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and based in the Washington, D.C. office. “Matt has deep industry expertise and has developed a well-deserved reputation for delivering sterling results for his clients in patent disputes across the country. In addition to being an accomplished lawyer, he’s also a terrific person and will be a valuable addition to our partnership, the Washington Office and our practice group.”

“I am excited about joining a firm with Latham & Watkins’ business reach and global platform,” Moore said. “The firm’s international practice and depth of talent in patent litigation are very attractive qualities to me. Latham’s focus on continued growth in patent litigation makes this an exciting opportunity for me and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s collective effort.”

Moore joins Latham & Watkins from Howrey LLP in Washington, D.C. He received a law degree and bachelors in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, a masters degree in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a LLM in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University Law School.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys in 29 offices, including Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Doha, Dubai, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, New Jersey, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, San Diego, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. For more information on Latham & Watkins, please visit the Web site at www.lw.com.

Notes to Editor

1 Latham & Watkins operates as a limited liability partnership worldwide with affiliated limited liability partnerships conducting the practice in the United Kingdom, France and Italy and affiliated partnerships conducting the practice in Hong Kong and Japan.

Contacts

Eric Bernthal, Office Managing Partner, Washington, D.C., +1.202.637.2236
Maximilian A. Grant, Global Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Practice Group, +1.202.637.2267

 
 
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