Two Bay Area Partners Again Named Top IP Lawyers in California

Andy Gass and Doug Lumish are featured for being go-to IP lawyers when big-name companies are facing their most critical and complex intellectual property issues.

May 04, 2022

Founding member of Latham’s Connectivity, Privacy & Information Practice Andy Gass and Bay Area Litigation & Trial Department Co-Chair Doug Lumish have once again been named Top Intellectual Property Lawyers by the Daily Journal, California’s legal newspaper of record. This marks the second year in a row that Gass has been featured on the prestigious list and the 12th consecutive year for Lumish.

Gass is a formidable litigator working at the forefront of copyright law, antitrust law, and the intersection between the two. In his published profile, Gass describes Latham’s incredible platform as having “some of the most interesting clients and cases in the world.” The article also highlights his ongoing representation of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in a high-stakes copyright dispute over the pop-artist’s portraits of Prince, and whether they constitute “fair use” of the celebrity photographer, Lynn Goldsmith’s, Prince photographs. Gass and an all-star Latham team convinced the US Supreme Court to review the case. Arguments at the high court are expected this fall.

Lumish is a sought-after trial lawyer who represents some of the world’s most innovative companies in technology and life sciences regarding a spectrum of intellectual property litigation matters. In his published profile, Lumish discusses Latham’s booming IP Practice, saying “We’ve never been busier. The patent docket is busier than ever and the trade secrets docket is even more so.” The article also features a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmance Lumish argued and secured for Zoom Video Communications in a relationship termination case.

Latham’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice brings trial-tested experience to matters ranging from cutting-edge pharmaceutical and technology patent disputes to the copyright, trademark, and trade secrets cases that reshape industries.

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