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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 4CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Experienced representing hi-tech clients in litigation arising from patent infringement claims made by nonpracticing entities. Also assists entertainment and consumer electronics companies on contentious soft IP matters, including copyright ownership disputes. Noted for its excellent track record of handling inter partes reviews. Additional capabilities across trade secrets and trademark infringement matters.

Strengths

One impressed client highlights the firm's "excellent writers and excellent advocates."

"It is an extremely sharp IP litigation team," one source notes.

An interviewee remarks: "They handle cases very well and get fantastic results."

Work highlights

Represented Google in the defense of patent infringement claims brought by the Taiwan-based startup Cywee, which alleged infringement by Google devices including virtual reality capabilities.

Represented Disney in a copyright suit in which the plaintiff, Brian Hoff, alleged infringement by one of Disney's feature films.

Notable practitioners

Darin Snyder is particularly skilled in handling complex patent and trade secrets disputes for prominent technology-sector clients.
"He is very strategic, knows patent litigation very well and delivers excellent work product." "Darin is a well-respected, skilled lawyer."

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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Darin Snyder
Band 4