Womble Carlyle Upgrades IP Practice With Jones Day Vet

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP has added a technology patent expert to its Silicon Valley office, the firm announced Monday.

Behrooz Shariati, formerly a partner at Jones Day’s Silicon Valley office, will be a partner in Womble Carlyle’s intellectual property group.

"The firm aims to have a full-service office in Silicon Valley," the office’s managing partner, Michael Gencarella, told Law360 on Tuesday, saying the addition of Shariati will help the firm expand its intellectual property litigation capabilities.

Womble Carlyle’s Silicon Valley office has worked solely on...
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