Skilled IP Trial Lawyer Joins Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property Practice In Northern California, Continuing Growth

October 04, 2021

San Francisco, CA — Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Matthias Kamber, has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice as a partner based in San Francisco. Mr. Kamber focuses on jury trials and has tried more than a dozen patent, trade secret, and copyright cases throughout the country, in addition to general civil litigation, antitrust matters, and international parallel litigation. He joins from Keker, Van Nest & Peters. His arrival adds further momentum to the strong performance and growth of the firm’s IP practice, as well as the firm’s lateral growth in the Bay Area.

“Companies in high-growth industries face increasingly complex IP challenges due to aggressive global competition and converging technologies. They require savvy, business-minded litigators to help them protect value as they pursue growth,” said Seth Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings. “Matthias is an outstanding litigator with extensive experience across the technology, media and entertainment sectors. His arrival deepens the strength of our West Coast IP litigation team as we continue to grow to serve our clients’ evolving needs.”

“I was attracted to Paul Hastings’ strong performance and continuing growth story, as well as its reputation as a leading firm for IP litigation,” said Mr. Kamber. “The opportunity to collaborate with my new colleagues, both here in California and across the firm, is very exciting as I look to continue to expand my practice.” Mr. Kamber focuses on patent litigation as well as disputes involving copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. He has handled patent cases involving Internet advertising, telephony, smartphones and microprocessors in courts throughout the country as well as before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

“Paul Hastings has established a strong Bay Area IP presence, where we work with some of the best and brightest clients in Silicon Valley,” said Yar Chaikovsky, Global Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property practice, based in Palo Alto. “Matthias’ solid trial experience and leadership in various IP organizations will help us continue our winning track record for our clients and advise leading innovators in the technology, payments and biotech industries on high-stakes patent matters.”

Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property practice advises clients on important, complex IP matters, providing innovative solutions for clients’ challenges with a track record of success in high-stakes, bet-the-company patent and trade secret litigation and other IP disputes in trial and appeals courts, at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the ITC, and in arbitral tribunals. The practice is ranked by Chambers and Partners, IAM, The Legal 500, Managing IP, and Benchmark Litigation in various areas, including patent, trade secrets, ITC litigation, and PTAB practice, as well as by BTI Consulting as a “Go-To Litigation Firm” and “Best for Complex IP Litigation” in its annual “Intellectual Property Outlook” report. Paul Hastings IP lawyers have been selected numerous times as Law360’s “Most Valuable Players” and as “Trailblazers” by The National Law JournalThe RecorderThe New York Law Journal, and The Daily JournalThe practice’s West Coast team is frequently honored for practice excellence, including being shortlisted for California – Intellectual Property Litigation Firm of the Year and Silicon Valley Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation. Members of the team have also been named “California Trailblazers” and “Top IP Lawyers in California” by The Recorder and The Daily Journal, respectively.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.


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