Intellectual Property Litigation

Latham & Watkins is uniquely situated to handle cases involving all types of IP claims, including in combination with related claims of antitrust, contract disputes, unfair business practices and other causes of action.

Why Latham

A Trial-Ready Team

Latham & Watkins’ global Intellectual Property group provides clients with trial-ready teams related to all areas of IP law, including:

Latham’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice has achieved outstanding results in trials around the world. The breadth of Latham’s IP Litigation group enables Latham to build teams tailored to the client’s needs. Latham is uniquely situated to handle cases involving all types of intellectual property claims, including in combination with related claims of antitrust, contract disputes, unfair business practices, and other causes of action.

Industry Knowledge

The firm’s IP clients range from Fortune 100 to emerging companies spanning a broad range of industries, including:

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Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Again Named Washington, D.C. Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year - May 27, 2020
  • For Tenth Consecutive Year, Silicon Valley Partner Honored Among Top IP Lawyers in California - March 19, 2020
  • Latham Honored at the National Law Journal’s 2019 Professional Excellence Awards Ceremony - November 11, 2019
  • Silicon Valley Litigator Selected Among Top Trade Secrets Lawyers - October 14, 2019
  • Two Litigators Honored Among Top 100 Lawyers In California - September 22, 2019

Clients say, “[Latham] is a very strong team across the board,” explaining: “the lawyers are very technically strong,” “excellent trial lawyers and strategists,” “are able to anticipate opponents’ arguments, are client-oriented and their attention to detail is fantastic.”

– Chambers USA 2020

Events

Webcast – Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB ProceedingsWebcast – The Interplay Between Parallel District Court and PTAB Proceedings: NHK Spring One Year LaterWebcast – Trade Secrets Unlocked: How In-House Lawyers Can Litigate to Win (and Stay Sane)

Media Coverage

The 2020 D.C. Litigation Departments of the Year: Intellectual Property Winner - Latham & WatkinsSkilled in the Art: Latham Beats Heart Monitor SuitFed Circuit Gives Schlumberger, Latham Huge Win in Patent Dispute

News

Latham Again Named Washington, D.C. Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the YearCross-Office Latham Team Scores Critical Preliminary Injunction for Disaster-Relief Non-Profit Silicon Valley Partner Honored Among Top IP Lawyers in California

Thought Leadership

Willfulness Not Required for Profits Awards in Trademark Infringement ActionsThe Halo Effect: Willful Infringement And Enhanced Damages In Light Of HaloFederal Circuit: A Party Cannot Join Itself in Existing PTAB Proceeding

Webcasts & Podcasts

The Interplay Between Parallel District Court and PTAB Proceedings: NHK Spring One Year LaterTrade Secrets Unlocked: How In-House Lawyers Can Litigate to Win (and Stay Sane)Trade Secrets Unlocked: What You Need to Know About the Criminal Side of Trade Secrets