Eulonda Skyles is an experienced litigator who specializes in litigating intellectual property, technology and business disputes on behalf of high-technology and Internet companies. Ms. Skyles has significant experience with Internet law and intellectual property disputes arising under the Communications Decency Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Her litigation experience also includes representing technology companies in patent suits, securities derivative suits, consumer class actions involving false advertising and unfair competition claims, and privacy and security breaches.
Ms. Skyles joined Orrick as of counsel in early 2013 as a part of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group in Washington, D.C. Previously, she served as head of litigation and risk management/compliance at SafeNet, Inc., a data security and encryption technology company based in Maryland. Prior to her tenure at SafeNet, Ms. Skyles served as litigation counsel for Yahoo! Inc., where she oversaw domestic and international litigation and provided legal counsel to business clients in the areas of product compliance, online privacy regulations, data security and legal risk analysis involving indemnities, warranties, joint-ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Skyles was a law clerk for the Honorable William H. Orrick, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.