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Douglas Lumish

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Doug Lumish is lauded as one of the nation’s top patent trial lawyers and has served as lead trial counsel on numerous matters for the country’s preeminent technology companies. In this role he has won jury trials and summary judgments for plaintiffs and defendants alike, and has defeated billions of dollars in patent infringement claims against his clients. He is Vice Chair of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and former global Co-chair of Latham's IP Litigation Practice.

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Litigation Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/douglas-lumish


United States: Dispute resolution

International litigation

Within: International litigation

Latham & Watkins LLP¬†is ‚Äėa terrific firm' where the 'team works seamlessly together‚Äô. Michele Johnson¬†in Orange County¬†is global chair of the firm‚Äôs litigation and trial department,¬†which handles high-value and cross-border white-collar crime matters, antitrust cases and general commercial litigation. The US-based vice chairs are¬†Brian Kowalski¬†in Washington DC and¬†Douglas Lumish¬†in Silicon Valley. Recent highlights include Chicago-based trial lawyer Sean M. Berkowitz¬†assisting General Electric with several lawsuits arising from Thomas Petters‚Äô multibillion-dollar fraud scheme. Other key contacts in the team include New York-based¬†Jamie Wine,¬†Mary Rose Alexander¬†in Chicago and¬†Al Pfeiffer¬†in San Francisco.

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United States: Intellectual property

Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Within: Leading lawyers

Douglas Lumish - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Latham & Watkins LLP is rated for its 'deep bench of talent', 'deep litigation expertise', and its 'responsiveness, business acumen, industry knowledge and zealous advocacy'. The group is 'not afraid to take calculated risks' and 'thinks creatively', making it an 'excellent choice' for litigation mandates. Recent standout matters show the practice's wide-ranging sector expertise, including an impressive caseload of pharmaceuticals and life sciences litigation. With expertise in district court and ITC litigation alike, the group recently advised Xperi on several cases brought against Samsung regarding 23 patents covering various technologies, including three suits in the Eastern District of Texas, two in New Jersey and one in Delaware Federal Court, in addition to one case at the ITC. Honda instructed the team to advise on its infringement case against Intellectual Ventures, which is pending in California and at the ITC. Major pharmaceutical highlights including the representation of AbbVie Biotechnology in litigation against Amgen and Boehringer Ingelheim, which involved biosimilar versions of blockbuster drug Humira; against Novartis in a 13-patent case involving Hepatitis C drug patents; and against AstraZeneca over blockbuster breast cancer drug Imbruvica. San Diego's Jennifer Barry, Chicago's David Callahan and Washington DC's Michael Morin direct the practice. The 'tough and tenacious' Maximilian Grant, also based in Washington DC, 'adeptly orchestrates all of the assets on the battlefield, but is always focused on the big picture'. Silicon Valley's Douglas Lumish is 'one of the top litigators in the country'. Also of note, Tara Elliott and counsel Rachel Weiner Cohen joined in Washington DC from WilmerHale. Other clients include Arista Networks, Zimmer Biomet and Alvogen.

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