Intellectual Property


Market-leading companies turn to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer for help protecting their IP rights in the US, EU, and other parts of the world.

With more than 140 IP attorneys located across our US and international offices, we advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. We combine our prominent litigation and transactional practices, with our renowned regulatory experience, to assist our clients in the development, licensing, protection, exploitation, and enforcement of all types of IP rights.

In addition to vital industry-sector experience, more than half of our team holds degrees in engineering and scientific disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, physics, electrical and mechanical engineering, and computer science.

With IP clients ranging from Fortune 100 to emerging companies, our experience spans a broad range of industries including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcasting and Entertainment
  • Consumer Products
  • Digital Media
  • Electronics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Luxury Goods
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Software and Computer Hardware
  • Sports

We also help clients to realize the full potential of their intellectual property rights by drawing on the skills of lawyers in related practice areas, such as antitrust and European competition; life sciences, pharmaceuticals, government contracts, and other regulatory fields; corporate law; public policy; telecommunications; and product liability.


Boston Scientific Corporation Boston Scientific Corp. v. Johnson and Johnson

Successfully concluded four cases brought by Johnson & Johnson in the “Stent Wars.”

Major League Baseball Principal outside counsel for copyright and telecommunications issues

Representation on issues involving the telecasting of MLB games over traditional and new media, including the Internet and mobile devices.

Major Broadcast Networks WPIX, Inc., et al. v. ivi, Inc.

Highly publicized copyright litigation involving unauthorized streaming of broadcast television content over the Internet.

Hologic, Inc. Hologic, Inc. v. IZI Medical Products, LLC

Obtained patent infringement verdict in jury trial.

Google, Inc. PersonalWeb Technologies LLC v. Google, Inc., et al.

Obtained transfer from EDTex and sanctions award.



Chambers USA
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (Nationwide) (2004-2017)
Intellectual Property (2005-2017)
IT & Outsourcing (California) (2005-2017)
Life Sciences (Nationwide) (2007-2017)
Media & Entertainment (DC) (2009-2017)
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution (DC) (2014-2017)
Intellectual Property: Patent (New York) (2016-2017)
Sports Law (Nationwide) (2007-2015)
Chambers Global
Intellectual Property (UK) (2011-2017)
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (US) (2011-2017)
Intellectual Property: Patent (US) (2016-2017)
Chambers UK
Intellectual Property (London) (2013-2017)
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation (London) (2013-2017)
Life Sciences: Regulatory (UK-wide) (2013-2017)

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