I am honored to have been named to Law360’s Intellectual Property editorial advisory board. The purpose of the editorial advisory board is to get feedback on Law360’s coverage and gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage. The members of the 2018 Intellectual Property Law360 editorial advisory board are:
John T. Battaglia, Fisch Sigler LLP
John Battaglia is a partner at Fisch Sigler. He has been a federal prosecutor and law clerk at the Federal Circuit and Eastern District of Virginia. He has tried to verdict a variety of intellectual-property disputes and argued several cases on appeal. In 2006, he was appointed deputy associate attorney general of the United States.
Garrard Beeney, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Garrard Beeney is co-head of Sullivan & Cromwell’s intellectual property and technology group and a member of the firm’s managing partners committee. Beeney has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He was counsel in the two major patent cases that were argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016 and has litigated intellectual property and licensing cases in both federal and state courts. Beeney also represents clients before U.S. and European competition law authorities.
Andrew Choung, Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP
Andrew Choung is a partner and head of the patent and technology practice group at Glaser Weil. His primary focus is on complex patent litigation, including defense, licensing programs, strategic counseling and America Invents Act proceedings. Before joining Glaser Weil, Choung practiced IP law at prestigious firms in both the U.S. and Korea.
William A. Delgado, Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado LLP
William Delgado is a partner at Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado, a nationally renowned litigation boutique based in Los Angeles. He has litigated almost every type of intellectual property dispute in various cases across the country. At present, he focuses on patent and trademark litigation.
R. David Donoghue, Holland & Knight LLP
R. David Donoghue is a trial attorney and the co-leader of Holland & Knight’s intellectual property group, focusing his almost two decades of experience upon intellectual property litigation and particularly upon patent disputes. Donoghue’s most recent trial experience includes a jury verdict finding of willfulness, a full trebling of damages and a full award of attorneys’ fees. He has also been chosen as lead trial counsel in RPXIS’ insurance program defending companies against nonpracticing entities.
Ann Ford, DLA Piper
Ann Ford advises clients with respect to business and transactional aspects of intellectual property, as well as litigation and pre-litigation protective measures. She works with clients to acquire, develop and exploit intellectual property assets and has specific experience in restructuring intellectual property assets for tax planning and developing joint venture arrangements to support co-branding efforts. She is the U.S. chair of DLA Piper’s trademark, copyright and media practice.
Keith J. Grady, Polsinelli PC
Keith Grady is vice chair of Polsinelli’s intellectual property litigation practice. With almost 30 years of experience, he has represented private and publicly traded companies in intellectual property matters in courts throughout the U.S. across a range of technologies. Grady frequently writes and speaks on patent and trademark litigation.
Colleen Tracy James, Mayer Brown LLP
Colleen James, an intellectual property partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office, is a first-chair trial lawyer who focuses her patent litigation practice on cutting-edge issues in the life sciences industry. Her practice includes Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings and other complex intellectual property litigation. She has extensive experience litigating abbreviated new drug application matters brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act in federal courts across the U.S.
Mike Keyes, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Mike Keyes is the managing partner of the Seattle office of Dorsey & Whitney. He’s an experienced first chair IP trial lawyer and award winning author, blogger and podcaster. He co-edits Dorsey’s IP Blog and co-hosts the podcast This Week in Law with Denise Howell.
Matthew J. Rizzolo, Ropes & Gray LLP
Matt Rizzolo is counsel in the intellectual property litigation practice at Ropes & Gray in Washington, D.C. He has significant experience litigating complex intellectual property cases in a variety of jurisdictions, including federal district courts throughout the United States and in Section 337 actions before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Michael C. Smith, Siebman Burg Phillips & Smith LLP
Michael Smith is a partner in the Marshall office of Siebman Burg. He has appeared as counsel of record in over 800 cases in the Eastern District of Texas, maintains a weblog on the district and edits the O’Connor’s Federal Rules handbook on civil procedure.
Andrew W. Stroud, Hanson Bridgett LLP
Andy Stroud is a partner at Hanson Bridgett and is office leader of their Sacramento office. He has significant expertise in litigating claims for copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition. Stroud served as the chair of the California State Bar IP section and is a frequent commentator on the fair use test and other aspects of copyright law.
Rachelle Thompson, McGuireWoods LLP
Rachelle Thompson is a registered patent attorney with particular experience in complex commercial litigation and litigation involving biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, telecommunications, smartphones, digital cameras, and wireless technology. She has extensive experience in all aspects of patent litigation in both district court and the U.S. International Trade Commission. In addition to litigation, Rachelle provides IP-related counseling to clients in a variety of technologies and industries
Jane Shay Wald, Irell & Manella LLP
Jane Shay Wald is a partner emeritus of Irell & Manella LLP and chairs the firm’s trademark practice group. She counsels and litigates trademark matters in the federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and prosecutes trademark applications through registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is a frequent writer and speaker on trademark topics.
David E. Weslow, Wiley Rein LLP
David Weslow, a partner in Wiley Rein’s intellectual property group, focuses his practice on litigation and transactions involving trademarks, copyrights and domain names. He regularly assists clients with the often novel application of intellectual property claims to cyber scams, intangible thefts, social media issues and other internet based disputes.