Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Notable expertise in trade secrets misappropriation investigations and in digital copyright matters. Also assists clients with IP enforcement proceedings and patent infringement disputes. Also highlighted for its expert handling of post-grant reviews at the PTAB.

Strengths One client comments: "The team is extremely communicative and effective."

Another interviewee notes: "The team works hard to represent us and focuses on getting us the best outcome possible," adding: "Orrick knows our business, our challenges and our needs extremely well."

Commentators observe: "They're very responsive, the team is very organized and clients never feel like they're left waiting for anything."

Work highlights Represented Micron Technology in facing Lone Star Silicon Innovations' claims that Micron's flash chip products infringed seven patents.

Notable practitioners

Clients agree that
Annette Hurst
is "a very powerful and experienced trial lawyer for copyright cases, and a good team leader who is reliable before judges." She is adept in a wide variety of IP disputes, including litigation related to patent, copyright, trade secret or trademark matters.

Clement Roberts
"has a combination of incredible smarts and fierce advocacy with a high level of creativity," peers note. He has varied experience handling a wide range of IP disputes at state and federal level.

Jared Bobrow
is "extremely strategic, delivers excellent work product and argues well before the court," according to sources. He maintains an extensive technology sector practice, representing clients in IP litigation concerning fields such as medical devices, cloud computing and semiconductors.