Darryl M. Woo


Darryl is a veteran trial lawyer who has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict, and concentrates his practice on patent litigation and other complex technology litigation, principally in the areas of semiconductors, information technology, life sciences and biotechnology.

He has appeared as lead counsel in patent litigation across the country, including the ITC, dealing with technologies ranging from software to semiconductor fab equipment, materials chemistry, voice over IP, fiber optic networking, bio assays, diagnostic tools, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and recombinant DNA.

In addition, Darryl has represented a range of clients in copyright, trademark and trade dress infringement cases, trade secret and licensing disputes, unfair competition, trade libel, false advertising, and other complex litigation.

Darryl has been named to The Best Lawyers in America©, one of the Top 100 Leading Lawyers in California in 2007, a Top 75 IP Lawyer in California in 2014, and to the IAM Patent 1000 list of The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners in 2013 and 2015.


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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) China, 2) Digital Media, 3) Federal Circuit Appeals, 4) Intellectual Property Counseling, 5) International Trade Commission Litigation, 6) Life Sciences, 7) Patent Litigation, 8) Patent Post Grant Proceedings, 9) Taiwan, 10) Technology and 11) Trade Secrets & Unfair Competition
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1981)
Education University of California, Berkeley (B.S.,1977)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Vinson & Elkins LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/darryl-woo-b31a911
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