United States - California United States - DC Metro Area United States United States - New York United States - Texas Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP offers a truly comprehensive, national IP practice, encompassing patent litigation, technology and IP transactions and patent counselling.

Our patent litigation practice – which includes more than 35 attorneys in New York, Silicon Valley, Texas and Washington DC – is a trusted adviser to some of the world’s biggest names in the technology and life sciences sectors. When companies face important patent litigations and appeals – disputes where the stakes are high, the jurisdiction is unfriendly, or precedent needs to be set (or broken) – they turn to Weil. We have extensive experience in all of the major patent litigation venues, including federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, the US Patent and Trademark Office, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Additionally, our patent litigation team offers clients a deep, foundational understanding of their technologies, as many of our patent litigators have technical degrees and prior work experience in such disciplines as electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, chemistry and biology.

Our technology and IP transactions practice group comprises more than 20 lawyers in New York and Silicon Valley who spend 100% of their time on technology and IP transactions – a distinguishing feature of Weil – bringing deep expertise to client matters. We represent our clients – ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies from across a broad range of industries – in all stages of development. We are well known for our cutting-edge work in complex strategic transactions, licensing agreements, joint ventures, strategic alliances, R&D collaborations and outsourcing transactions.

Weil also provides clients with general patent counselling, including patent strategy and analysis, pre-litigation counselling and design-around advice and technology-focused litigation services (eg, infringement and invalidity contentions, prior art search and analysis, re-examinations and expert reports).

Main address

767 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10153
United States

Contact details

E: barry.wolf@weil.com
T: +1 212 310 8000
F: +1 212 310 8007
W: www.weil.com

Professional contacts

Jared Bobrow, Partner
E: jared.bobrow@weil.com

Brian Ferguson, Partner
E: brian.ferguson@weil.com

Michael Epstein, Partner
E: michael.epstein@weil.com

Other offices

Boston, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Princeton, Silicon Valley, Washington DC

Sample client list

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • eBay
  • Facebook
  • Intel
  • J&J
  • Micron
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • Samsung
  • Sanofi
  • Verizon
  • Yahoo!

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