Mr Gregory Arovas > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States


Greg Arovas’ practice focuses on patent, trade secret, unfair competition and related litigation in the state and federal courts as well as the International Trade Commission. His experience includes representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to smaller rapidly growing technology companies in disputes involving integrated circuits, wireless communications, telecommunications equipment, microprocessors, personal computers, optics, industrial control systems, semiconductor processing technology, aerospace equipment, software, medical products and financial products.


University of Michigan, B.S., magna cum laude, 1989; University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1992.

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United States > Dispute resolution > Leading trial lawyers

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Gregory ArovasKirkland & Ellis LLP

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP specialises in high-stakes competitor litigation and offers an outstanding track record in the full range of patent disputes, with extensive experience in the district courts, the PTAB, the Federal Circuit, the ITC and the Supreme Court. The group’s trial clout attracts prestigious US and international clients, especially from the pharmaceutical, technology, manufacturing, semiconductor and electronics sectors. In a number of disputes, the team parachuted in as a replacement at a late stage in particularly challenging proceedings, securing favourable outcomes in strategic proceedings. Gregory Arovas, Robert Appleby, Jeanne Heffernan, Joseph Loy, Leora Ben-Ami and Todd Friedman in New York, James Hurst, Amanda Hollis, Bryan Hales and Russell Levine in Chicago,  Michael De Vries in Los Angeles and Adam Alper in San Francisco, and Gregg LoCascio and John O’Quinn in Washington DC are key contacts.

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (International Trade Commission)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s ITC practice is an integral part of the firm’s wider patent litigation service, making the group an excellent choice for clients seeking one-stop-shop representation. With the additional expertise in appeal proceedings and enforcement proceedings involving US Customs and Border Protection, the team remains one of the most attractive choices in the market. The practice also has an excellent track record of securing wins in innovative investigations. Key contacts include Gregory Arovas in New York and Gregg LoCascio and Paul Brinkman in the Washington DC office. Helena Kiepura joined DLA Piper LLP (US) in June 2021.