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

(Leading trial lawyers)

Gregory ArovasKirkland & Ellis LLP

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

A true force to be reckoned with, Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s practice impresses with an excellent track record acting in ITC investigations, having secured several precedent-setting rulings. Washington DC duo Gregg LoCascio and Paul Brinkman and New York’s Gregory Arovas stand out as the key experts of the group, which continues handling ITC cases across a wide range of technologies. Additionally the group manages appeals and the enforcement of exclusion orders with US Customs and Border Protection. Christopher Mizzo, who is also based in Washington DC, is another name to note. Helena Kiepura left in June 2021.

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

Kirkland & Ellis LLP houses a stellar bench of experienced trial lawyers, including the New York-based Gregory Arovas, Robert Appleby, Joseph Loy, and Todd Friedman; James Hurst, Amanda Hollis, and Bryan Hales in Chicago; Michael De Vries and Ellisen Turner in Los Angeles; Adam Alper in San Francisco; Gregg LoCascio and John O’Quinn in Washington DC; and Jeannie Heffernan in Austin. Operating across the country, the practice is a preferred choice for major industry clients for a wide gamut of patent disputes, litigating cases before district courts, the Federal Circuit, the ITC, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court. The group has particular expertise in the semiconductor, telecommunications, technology, electronics and pharmaceutical industries.