Davis Polk Launches IP Litigation Group In Silicon Valley

Law360, New York (February 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- General practice law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell is beefing up its intellectual property practice after raiding rival Latham & Watkins for a partner to head up the firm’s new IP litigation group in Silicon Valley.

Attorney Matthew B. Lehr, who was co-chair of Latham & Watkins’ Silicon Valley litigation department, will begin work at the firm this week. The move is an indication that Davis Polk is preparing to challenge the increasing number of firms seeking a foothold in the valuable IP litigation arena....
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