Akin Gump Snags Ex-McDermott Patent Pro In Calif.

Law360, Los Angeles (March 20, 2014, 10:11 PM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has added to its intellectual property practice a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP patent litigator with a deep background in computer-network, electrical, mechanical, medical and software arts, the firm said Tuesday.

Christopher D. Bright has joined Akin Gump's Irvine, Calif., office as a partner, a mantle he also held at McDermott, according to his new employer.

The complex patent litigation veteran has successfully tried cases in key district courts, as well as before the U.S. International Trade Commission...
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