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Latham & Watkins LLP
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Jennifer Barry is global Co-chair of Latham & Watkins’ Intellectual Property Litigation Practice and a partner in the San Diego office. She represents clients in all aspects of general commercial litigation with a particular focus on intellectual property, including:

  • Trademark and trade dress infringement litigation, counseling, prosecution and worldwide trademark portfolio management
  • Trademark licensing counseling and litigation
  • False advertising and unfair competition counseling and litigation
  • Copyright counseling and litigation
  • Trade secrets counseling and litigation
  • Defamation and right of publicity counseling and litigation


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation

The team at Latham & Watkins LLP pairs the bench strength of its nationwide practice with that of its global network to represent clients in high-value multi-jurisdictional trademark disputes. The group is led in San Diego by Jennifer Barry, a high stakes-litigation specialist acting for rights holders in tech and beauty, David Callahan in Chicago, a veteran trial lawyer assisting medical device, telecoms, and automotive clients, Tony Sammi in New York, an electrical engineering and physics expert who joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in August 2021, and Jeff Homrig in Silicon Valley, who manages players in tech and life sciences. Orange County’s Perry Viscounty recently obtained a settlement for Time Magazine’s publisher in an infringement suit filed by The New York Times.

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

Latham & Watkins LLP‘s patent litigation practice comprises a stellar group of litigators lawyers with significant expertise in high-stakes pharmaceutical and life sciences cases, as well as in disputes from the automotive, technology, and electronics sectors. A regular choice for top-notch names such as Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Jaguar Land Rover Limited, or LG, the team also has an excellent reputation for taking over cases at advanced stages. The group covers all major US patent venues, including district courts, the ITC, and the PTAB.  David Callahan, based in the Chicago office; the New York-based Tony Sammi, who joined in September 2021 from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Jennifer Barry (San Diego); Washington DC-based partners Maximilian Grant, Michael Morin, Gabriel Bell, and Matthew Moore; Gregory Sobolski in San Francisco; and Douglas Lumish, who operates from Silicon Valley, are the key names. Recent work highlights include representing AbbVie against Alvotech, who is seeking FDA approval of a biosimilar version of AbbVie’s drug HUMIRA®.

United States > Intellectual property > Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Latham & Watkins LLP‘s sizeable team is regularly engaged by a number of the world’s biggest companies, who turn to the practice for representation in high-stakes trade secret disputes. Recent highlights for the Bay Area-based Douglas Lumish include big-ticket litigations on behalf of clients in the tech, consumer goods, and automotive sectors. Based in Chicago, global practice chair David Callahan regularly works with high-profile clients who operate across a diverse array of sectors, including semiconductors, consumer goods, and telecoms. The San Diego-based Jennifer Barry is noted for her internet law expertise, while the Bay Area-based first-chair trial lawyer Jeffrey Homrig handles consequential trade secrets disputes for some of the leading tech companies in the market. In Chicago, the Supreme Court-admitted Matthew Walch possesses extensive experience litigating intellectual property and unfair competition cases, both through dispositive motion practice and at trial. Tony Sammi, who joined the New York office from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in August 2021, is noted for his broad sector focus, spanning engineering, healthcare, software, and manufacturing.