Eric D. Hayes

Eric D. Hayes

is an experienced patent trial lawyer and partner in Kirkland’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. Eric has played a lead role in over 20 cases that went to judgment, including six trials to verdict. Eric has tried cases before juries and judges in Federal Court and at the ITC. Eric is also active in IPR practice before the PTAB. He is known for his commanding presence in the courtroom. While representing some of the world’s most innovative Fortune companies, Eric conducts his complex patent cases in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Eric’s technical experience spans many diverse industries ranging from computers and wireless telecommunications to medical devices and pharmaceuticals. The myriad of complex technologies with which Eric has worked includes: 3-D, ATM security, adhesives, antidepressant drugs, arterial catheters and stents, automotive parts including wiper systems, cable modems, cellular telephones, computer-machine interfaces, computer memory devices (SDRAM, DDR and DDR2 semiconductor chips), computer-user authentication protocols, digital cameras, gas turbines, gesture recognition and digitizer technology for tablet computers, joint replacement implants, LCD TVs and monitors, LED lamps, MP3s, mobile software applications including real-time location based marketing apps, object oriented programming, optics, orthopedic devices, plastics, pulsed lavage medical devices, Smart phones and Wi-Max wireless telecommunication protocol.


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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Patent Infringement Litigation, 3) Litigation, 4) Copyright, 5) Trademark, 6) Internet & Advertising Litigation and 7) Internet & E-Commerce
Law School Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2004, cum laude
Education United States Naval Academy, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1995, with Distinction
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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