Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis is an international law firm with approximately 3,000 attorneys representing global clients in intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, and restructuring matters. Kirkland’s IP litigation practice includes approximately 220 attorneys in the United States and Europe. More than 75% of Kirkland’s IP litigation attorneys are engineers and scientists, who are trained and experienced in a variety of technical disciplines. With decades of experience, Kirkland’s IP litigation attorneys have achieved extraordinary results in patent, copyright, trade mark, trade secret misappropriation and advertising matters. They represent clients across a broad range of industries, including technology, life sciences, consumer products manufacturing, financial services, automotive, and food and beverage. Other areas of practice are SEPs and FRAND disputes, co-ordinating global IP enforcement/defence cases, pharmaceutical and biologics patent litigation, post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and appeals of high-stakes cases in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Supreme Court, as well as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and the UK Supreme Court.