Biography

Brent Yamashita is a partner at DLA Piper LLP (US) in its Silicon Valley Office.  He is a patent litigator and prosecutor, with experience in mobile devices, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, storage systems and devices, communication systems and networking.

Brent has tried numerous patent cases in the ITC and district court and has argued many claim construction hearings.  Brent also prepares and prosecutes patents and has handled numerous inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the US Patent Office, including appearing as lead counsel at IPR hearings.

Brent has a B.S.E. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton and a J.D. from UC Berkeley and is a registered patent attorney.