Los Angeles, California 90013
Anthony Press is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Press has more than 25 years of trial, appellate, and alternative dispute-resolution experience, including patent, trademark, copyright, business litigation, and adversarial licensing negotiations. He is especially well known to companies based in Israel and Japan, having litigated on their behalf in the U.S., often in many high-stakes litigation matters.
His patent litigation experience includes matters involving laser and light-based skin treatment devices, programmable logic devices, digital televisions, voice recognition, digital ultrasound pens, software activation, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, microwave power combiners, magnetic disk drives, aortic replacement valves, and semiconductors.
Mr. Press has represented technology companies, manufacturers, professional service providers, financial institutions, governmental entities, and real estate lenders in complex litigation before state and federal district and appellate courts, in federal bankruptcy court and before federal agencies, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings.
Mr. Press has served in a number of leadership positions within the firm, including as chair of the firm's Los Angeles office Litigation Department (2004–2007), Managing Partner of the firm's Century City office (2000–2003), and Chair of the firm’s pro bono committee (1998–2003).
Mr. Press is recommended as a leading lawyer in intellectual property litigation by Super Lawyers 2007–2013 and Legal 500 US 2011–2012.
Mr. Press earned his B.A. from Yale University, and his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. While earning his J.D., Mr. Press served as chief managing editor for the UCLA Law Review.
|Areas of Practice||1) Litigation, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) Patent Litigation and 4) Copyright|
|Law School||University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (J.D., 1986)|
|Education||Yale University (B.A., 1981)|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar Of California|
|Most recent firm||Morrison & Foerster LLP|
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