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Gene W. Lee

Gene W. Lee

Perkins Coie LLP

New York, NY, USA

Gene Lee is an experienced lead counsel in patent litigations who is known for his thoughtful work and dedication to clients. He regularly works on inter partes reviews and other adversarial proceedings in the USPTO, and trade secret, copyright, trademark and unfair competition matters. He also advises clients on licensing, patent portfolio analysis, and the IP aspects of corporate transactions.

Gene’s work has covered a wide range of technologies, including computer systems and software, telecommunications and wireless communications, medical devices, videogames, audio processing, pharmaceuticals, financial services, chemistry, semiconductors and geoscience.

He has represented major U.S. and Asian companies in high-stakes disputes. Among Gene’s recent achievements are a stipulated judgment of noninfringement in the E.D. of Texas for a Korean electronics company (affirmed on appeal), and his successful representation through trial of the world’s largest alcoholic beverages company in the first investigation in the U.S. International Trade Commission’s pilot program for potential early disposition of cases.

Recognized by Chambers Global, IAM Patent 1000 and Managing IP for excellence, Gene regularly speaks, publishes and offers commentary on recent trends and important issues in patent law and IP litigation.


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