5 Secrets Of Successful Patent Litigators
I. Neel Chatterjee is an internationally recognized technology litigator and trial lawyer. He has a proven track record of wins in hard-to-win technology cases that break new ground in uncertain areas of the law. He regularly protects companies and defends their technologies in bet-the-company technology disputes.
Nearly every ranking organization in the legal profession and numerous bar organizations consider Neel a leading technology litigator and trial lawyer. Chambers USA has described Neel as having “the ability to think outside the box“ as well as “in depth knowledge of patent law.” Neel is often hired shortly before trial to handle complex technology cases. Clients often turn to Neel in high-risk situations where companies are on the line. Neel is tireless in his effort to save companies and product lines, as well as to protect core technologies of his clients. Neel is known as a key strategist on complex litigation spanning multiple venues. Neel simplifies extremely complex concepts to ensure that the judges and juries understand the key issues in the case.
Neel’s practice centers on serving Internet, software, computer networking and semiconductor technologies. His clients include Facebook, Oracle, NVIDIA, Synopsys, CoreLogic, EMC, Brocade, Netgear, MobileIron and TiVo.
Neel is committed to the community and engages in significant pro bono work. Neel has handled globally followed litigation involving civil rights issues for same sex couples, the rights of Veterans, and countless other issues. He serves on the Board of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley and has served as a board member of the California Bar Foundation and the Bar Association of San Francisco. He works to increase diversity in the legal profession and founded one of the most successful diversity career fairs in the country, the Bay Area Diversity Career Fair. He currently serves on the National Advisory Council of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California.
Neel is well respected by the judiciary. He has served as a Lawyer Representative, a member of the Patent Local Rules Committee, and a member of two Magistrate Judge Selection Committees. He also currently serves on the Federal Practice Program and as a member of the Sedona Conference on Patent Damages.
Neel's recent notable engagements include the following.
Internet Liability Cases