Latham & Watkins LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for

Strong profile for complex patent litigation, and maintains noteworthy expertise in Hatch-Waxman proceedings. Recognised for handling PTAB proceedings and has a fine track record in ITC Section 337 investigations. Strong IP profile bolstered by expertise in attendant antitrust matters.

Notable practitioners

Douglas Lumish is described as "a tremendous talent and a very strong lawyer" by market sources. He is well known for his abilities handling high-value hi-tech patent disputes. Clients say: "He is a great litigator who is very efficient and provides practical advice that businesses appreciate when resolving disputes."

The "impressive" Maximilian Grant receives acclaim from commentators for being "strategic, aggressive in litigation and excellent in the courtroom." He is a highly regarded patent litigator whose IP expertise is complemented by a noted business savvy.

Perry Viscounty is a trade mark specialist who offers experience across a range of issues, including infringement claims, cybersquatting disputes and TTAB opposition actions. Clients report: "We are extremely impressed; his knowledge of IP law, negotiating skills and experience are all key," adding: "He is extremely responsive to all requests."

Ron Shulman focuses his practice on the representation of hi-tech companies in high-value patent infringement litigation. He also offers expertise in handling Hatch-Waxman disputes in the life sciences space.