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Jeffrey E. Ostrow is the Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice and is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.
For more than 20 years, Jeff has litigated and tried IP cases for both large and small technology companies, including Intel, Cisco, HP, CSR, Seagate and Avistar Communications. Jeff is also responsible for the corporate side of the IP practice at the Firm and is regularly called upon to counsel clients on complicated IP issues in a variety of deal structures. He is a frequent lecturer on IP issues and has taught at Stanford Law School and is currently teaching IP Strategy at Berkeley Law School.
Jeff is consistently recognized as a national “Litigation Star” for Intellectual Property by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation. In 2012, Jeff was named to the Daily Journal’s Top 100 IP Lawyers in California, and was previously named in 2009 as one of the Daily Journal’s Top 100 Leading Lawyers in California. Jeff is consistently listed as a “Super Lawyer” and in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine’s “IAM Licensing 250 — The World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners.
He was elected to membership in the Firm in 2000. He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago in 1987 and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1990.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) Strategic Alternatives, 4) Litigation and 5) Asia Litigation|
|Law School||New York University School of Law, 1990 J.D.|
|Education||University of Chicago, 1987 A.B.|
|Most recent firm||Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.