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 Recognized with Seven Notable Accolades - September 22, 2020
  • Four Latham Lawyers Named Among Top 250 Women in Litigation 2020 - September 02, 2020
  • 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

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 – State or Federal Court: Which Is Best for Your Case, and How Do You Win There? Webcast – Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB ProceedingsWebcast – The Interplay Between Parallel District Court and PTAB Proceedings: NHK Spring One Year Later

Media Coverage

Skilled in the Art: Two Intellectual Property WinsFederal Circuit Affirms Drywall Patent is IndefiniteFederal Circuit, Judge Nix CardioNet Heart Monitor Patent Claims

News

Latham Recognized with Seven Notable Accolades by LMG Life Sciences Four Latham Lawyers Named Among Top 250 Women in Litigation 2020Two Leading Life Sciences IP Litigators Join Latham

Thought Leadership

Supreme Court: “Generic.com” Trademarks May Be Registered if Consumers Do Not Perceive Them as GenericReading the Tea Leaves of PTAB's Motion to Amend StudyOnline Marketplace Liability: CJEU Ruling in Coty v. Amazon

Webcasts & Podcasts

Trade Secrets Unlocked – State or Federal Court: Which Is Best for Your Case, and How Do You Win There? Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB ProceedingsIP Strategic Considerations