Neel Chatterjee, co-chair of Orrick's global Intellectual Property Group, concentrates his practice on complex litigation for technology companies. Mr. Chatterjee is nationally recognized for his experience in patent litigation, Internet liability litigation, trade secrets litigation and technology transactions litigation. He has particular experience with Internet, software, computer networking and data storage technologies. Below are some examples of the types of cases he has handled.
Internet Liability Cases
Trade Secret Cases
Technology Transactions Cases
Mr. Chatterjee engages in significant pro bono work and focuses his efforts on large scale, impact driven disputes for those without a voice in the legal system. Mr. Chatterjee has served as a lawyer representative to the Northern District of California. He also serves on the Patent Local Rules Committee of the Northern District of California and the Federal Practice Program. He is a past president of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley and a current board member of that organization. He also served on the Board of the California Bar Foundation, and has served as a Board Member of the Bar Association of San Francisco.
He has spoken and published internationally on a number of Internet liability and patent law issues. He also has spoken nationally on enforcing and defending patent claims and on the intersection of unfair competition and intellectual property law. He has numerous published articles related to Internet liability issues, computer animation, business method patents and criminal trade secrets law. He has been recognized by Chambers USA, as a Top Lawyer under the age of 40, as one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in California, as one of the top 75 Intellectual Property Litigators in California, and also as a California "Super Lawyer."
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