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Dechert LLP

CIRCA CENTRE, 2929 ARCH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-2808, USA
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Dechert LLP, Martin J Black, Philadelphia, USA

Martin J Black

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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Career

Martin J. Black, leader of Dechert's IP litigation team and a nationally recognized trial lawyer, represents pharmaceutical, electronics, and financial services companies in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and software disputes. He recently argued and prevailed in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of SCA Hygiene Products, where in a 7-1 decision, the Supreme Court overturned 100 years of precedent, concluding that laches cannot bar the award of legal damages in patent cases.

Education

University of Pennsylvania, B.S.E., 1985, cum laude, Benjamin Franklin Scholar; The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1988, cum laude

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