IP MVP: Orrick's Chris R. Ottenweller

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 10:24 PM EST) -- Chris R. Ottenweller of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP successfully defended Apple Inc. at the U.S. International Trade Commission in one of the earliest smartphone patent cases to go to trial and secured a precedent-setting victory for EMC Corp. at the Federal Circuit that put an end to a favorite tactic of patent trolls, earning him a spot on Law360's list of IP MVPs.

At the ITC, Ottenweller represented Apple in a suit by S3 Graphics Co. Ltd. over image compression patents. S3, a subsidiary of...
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