Vinson & Elkins Adds Skadden Arps Patent Pro

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 3:43 PM EDT) -- Vinson & Elkins LLP has hired its first California-based partner, a patent litigator from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, to expand the firm's newly opened Palo Alto office.

Chuck Ebertin, who spent six years as a partner at Skadden Arps, joined Vinson & Elkins on June 7, the firm said Monday.

In his 18-year legal career, Ebertin has focused on defending corporations in patent suits involving semiconductors, wireless communication systems, e-commerce and other technologies.

His clients have included Applied Materials Inc., Qualcomm Inc., eBay...
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