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Latham & Watkins LLP

David K. Callahan

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David Callahan is global Co-chair of Latham & Watkins’ Intellectual Property Litigation Practice and a trial lawyer who focuses on complex litigation in the areas of patent, trademark, trade secret, false advertising and unfair competition.

Mr. Callahan has more than 25 years of experience litigating intellectual property matters, has tried numerous bench and jury trials, and has argued many appeals before the Federal and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal. He has particularly significant experience in the area of medical device patent disputes, and he has represented clients in a diverse range of other technologies including semiconductors, consumer products, automotive products and business methods, among many others.

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Litigation Partner

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United States: Intellectual property

Patent litigation: full coverage

Within: Patent litigation: full coverage

Latham & Watkins LLP delivers ‘excellent service in terms of understanding the client’s business objective’, is ‘responsive’, ‘dedicated to the client’s mission’ and subject matter patentability litigation, PTAB proceedings and appellate work are particular areas of expertise; another standout feature is the practice’s close collaboration with the firm’s antitrust lawyers. Trio Matthew Moore, David Callahan and Jennifer Barry 53243 direct the practice from Washington DC, Chicago and San Diego respectively. In addition to successfully obtaining a summary judgement for Jaguar Land Rover North America in litigation against Vehicle Interface Technologies regarding dashboard displays, the team also assisted plaintiff Tessera with multi-patent litigation in seven suits against Samsung. Arista Networks, Symantec and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are also on the client list. Washington DC’s Maximilian Grant is a ‘formidable first-chair litigator’. ‘first-class appellate attorneyGabriel Bell in Washington DC recently made partner. San Francisco’s Perry Viscounty, Chicago’s Kenneth Schuler and New York’s Daniel Brown are also noted. Kevin Wheeler joined the Washington DC office from Fish & Richardson P.C..

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Trademarks: litigation

Within: Trademarks: litigation

Latham & Watkins LLP’s ‘excellent’ team handles high-profile litigation, often with an international element, and has notable strength in the technology and entertainment sectors. San Diego-based co-head Jennifer Barry represented NUDE Skincare in various international disputes, including an infringement suit brought against Happiness Group arising from its use of the ‘Nudu’ mark. Greg Garre in Washington DC and Andrew Gass in San Francisco led advice to Pandora Media and iHeartMedia in various litigation brought by a number of record labels alleging piracy. The team, which is also led by Matthew Moore in Washington DC and David Callahan in Chicago, was strengthened by the arrival of Kevin Wheeler in Washington DC from Fish & Richardson P.C.. Clients also recommend Perry Viscounty in Orange County, which is also where recently promoted counsel David Troutman is based.

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