IP Lawyer Leaves Irell For In-House Post At Tessera

Law360, New York (May 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Technology company Tessera Inc. has nabbed a rising star from Los Angeles law firm Irell and Manella LLP to join an army of in-house attorneys protecting a vast patent portfolio.

After seven years at Irell, patent lawyer David Djavaherian has left the firm’s IP practice to head up its client’s Orange County office as associate general counsel and senior director of litigation.

The San Jose, Calif.-headquartered company, which has sued a slew of companies over its semiconductor packaging patents, recently approached Djavaherian with an offer he...
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