27 October 2017
Washington DC
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Latham Watkins hires experienced patent litigator


Kevin Wheeler has joined Latham Watkins as a partner in its Washington DC office.

Wheeler is an intellectual property litigator with previous experience in patent and trade secret cases.

Prior to his new role, he served at Fish & Richardson disputing cases before the US International Trade Commission and Patent Trial and Appeals Board.

Wheeler focuses mainly in the technology and chemical sectors and has represented companies including Microsoft, Asus and LG.

Matthew Moore, co-chair of the firm’s IP practice, said: “Kevin Wheeler brings sharp business acumen and formidable advocacy skills to our trial-ready team as we continue to pursue the most complex disputes across all types of IP claims.”

“By drawing on his sophisticated experience and intellectual firepower, Wheeler will help us navigate cutting-edge issues as they arise in our field.”

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