Amit Makker is an intellectual property litigation counsel in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Makker represents clients in complex patent disputes encompassing a range of industries, including networking technologies, both wired and wireless, cellular systems, internet and cloud technologies, semiconductors, computer hardware, medical devices, and automotive.
Mr. Makker has experience in all phases of patent litigation, including claim construction proceedings, summary judgment proceedings, and trial. He has represented clients in district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and in post-grant proceedings including inter partes review (IPR) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
While at law school, Mr. Makker was a senior copy editor for the Southern California Law Review and Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Society. In addition, he was a judicial extern for Judge Christina A. Snyder of the District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Makker is member of Latham's Recruiting Committee. As part of his pro bono practice, he successfully petitioned the Obama Administration for clemency on behalf of a client.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Makker worked for a large defense contractor and focused on networked communication systems, including software-defined radios, military satellites, and commercial satellites.