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Latham & Watkins LLP

555 11th Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC, 20004-1327

555 11th St Nw Ste 1000
Washington, DC, 20004

555 11th St. Nw, Suite 1000
Washington, DC, 20004-1327



DCActive 200411/29/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Top Washington IP Lawyer"Washington Business Journal2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner; Co-Chair of Global IP LitigationLatham & Watkins LLP2002 - Present
Member, Patent Public Advisory CommitteeUS Patent and Trademark Office2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
George Washington University Law SchoolIP Advisory Board Member2008 - Present
New York Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2007 - Present
ITC Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
CR Bard v. W.L. Gore$410 million verdict to date
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Publication nameTitleDate
In-House CounselWhy Patentees Conveying Covenants Not to Sue Should Take Another Look at the Fine Print2009
Intellectual Property TodayNot Yet: Patented Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies May Delay (or Tax) Competitors2009
61 FOOD AND DRUG LAW JOURNAL 273-278Merck v. Integra: Supreme Court Permits Use of Patented Compounds to Obtain Food and Drug Administration Approvals2006
Law Journal Newsletters: The Intellectual Property StrategistRecent Federal Circuit Opinion Highlights Risks of IP Rights in Government Contracts2005
Intellectual Property StrategistRecent Federal Circuit Opinion Highlights Risks of IP Rights in Government Contracts2005
63 U. Chi. L. Rev. 239The Right Not to Sue: A First Amendment Rationale for Opting Out of Mandatory Class Actions1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Georgetown UniversityN/AMA - Masters1989
United States Naval AcademyN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sedona IP ConferenceCompensation for Ongoing Infringement2009