Intellectual Property Lawyer Paul Zeineddin Joins O'Melveny

January 04, 2010

Piper Hall
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Erika Tucker
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 4, 2010 - O’Melveny & Myers LLP has welcomed Paul Zeineddin to its Intellectual Property & Technology Practice as counsel in the DC office.  Paul has successfully litigated numerous complex, high-profile patent and antitrust-related conflicts spanning international jurisdictions and served as a lead counsel in a large number of technology-related negotiations involving billions of dollars across the globe.  At O’Melveny, his practice will focus on technology-related litigation, with an emphasis on patent matters and ITC Section 337 investigations.


“We are thrilled to welcome Paul to our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and we are especially excited to have him on the ground in DC,” said Darin Snyder, Chair of O’Melveny’s IP&T Practice.  “His experience managing high-profile patent litigation matters in a wide variety of venues, including the International Trade Commission, will be a great asset to our clients, as will his extensive experience in licensing and valuation of intellectual property assets.”


Before joining O’Melveny, Zeineddin most recently served as lead in-house IP counsel at Samsung Electronics’ telecommunications division.  Zeineddin has also held engineering positions at British Telecom and MITRE Corporation/Mitretek Systems.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University in 1990 and a Masters of Science in 1993.  He received his J.D. from George Washington University in 1999.


“I feel fortunate to have joined the talented team of IP professionals at O’Melveny who have always impressed me with their creative strategies and innovative ideas,” said Zeineddin.


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