Maria Sokova

Managing Associate

Silicon Valley

Maria Sokova is an Intellectual Property Litigation associate in Orrick's Silicon Valley Office.

Maria's practice focuses on copyright, patent,  trademark, and complex litigation. In addition to her IP practice, Maria also handles pro bono matters including those involving intellectual property rights.

Maria graduated Order of the Coif from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she also served as Co-President of the Women & Law Association, and of the Biotechnology Law Group. While in Law School, Maria also participated in a clinic with the Northern California Innocence Project on litigation matters in Wrongful Conviction Cases.

  • Maria’s representative engagements include:

    • William-Sonoma, Inc. v. Amazon: Assisted in litigating and reaching settlement for William-Sonoma in a design patent, copyright, and trademark dispute against Amazon.
    • Synopsys, Inc. v. Ubiquiti Networks, Inc.: Helped client settle case before trial on defendant’s unauthorized use of software through pirating of license keys.