Cooley Snags ITC Atty For IP Group Near DC

Law360, New York (March 14, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Cooley LLP announced Monday the hire of a senior investigative attorney at the U.S. International Trade Commission for the firm’s intellectual property team in the Washington area.

Stephen R. Smith has joined Cooley's Reston, Va., office as a partner after specializing in Section 337 proceedings at the ITC. He acted as lead government counsel in major patent infringement trials involving global electronics, semiconductor makers and billions of dollars in commerce.

“Changes in the litigation landscape have increased the importance of ITC proceedings, and I look forward...
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