ITC Section 337 Litigation: Tips & Strategies for Your Firm

Broadcast Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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About Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,900-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex intellectual property and technology matters, private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, and restructuring matters. The Firm has offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.

Kirkland has one of the most respected intellectual property litigation practices in the country, with particular experience in large-scale patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret misappropriation, and advertising matters. The Firm has been handling ITC Section 337 proceedings for more than 30 years and has litigated numerous ITC cases on behalf of complainants and respondents covering a variety of products and technologies. Kirkland was honored by Managing Intellectual Property as the 2016 “International Trade Commission Firm of the Year.”


About Orrick

Founded in San Francisco a century and a half ago, Orrick today is named one of the “Global 20” leading firms by Law360. With approximately 1,100 lawyers across Europe, Asia, the United States and Africa—our platform offers clients a distinctive combination of local insight and consistent global quality. Our firm is known for delivering the highest-quality, commercially oriented legal advice; for our culture of innovation and collaboration; and our focus on the tech, energy and financial sectors.


About Oblon

For nearly 50 years, Oblon has provided a full range of intellectual property services to companies based in Japan, France, Germany, Italy, the United States and other areas of the world. Many of the firm’s culturally aware attorneys speak several languages, including Japanese, French, German, Mandarin and Korean, to enable more efficient communication with the firm’s global clients. Oblon’s team of 130+ attorneys, registered patent agents, and technical advisors include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law.

The Firm is consistently recognized as an industry leader, with annual accolades from reputable publications such as U.S. News & Best Lawyers, Chamber & Partners, and Intellectual Property Today. The Firm has obtained more U.S. utility patents than any other firm in the world for over 27 consecutive years.


About Analysis Group

Analysis Group is one of the largest private economics consulting firms, with more than 700 professionals across 11 offices in the United States, Canada, and China. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional depth of expertise.


About The Brattle Group

The Brattle Group provides the advantageous combination of deep institutional knowledge and diverse industry experience with rigorous and innovative financial, accounting, and economic analysis. We have extensive experience working on fast-paced, high-stakes cases and have handled the full range of economic issues across a variety of industries.

Economists at Brattle are thought leaders in the area of Section 337 litigation with several publications that apply economic principals to policy objectives to further clarify how the ITC can further its intellectual property policy objectives. As a result of our policy conscious approach, our rigorous and innovative economic analyses have played a key role in numerous high-profile cases and landmark decisions. Learn more at