In today’s information-based economy, companies increasingly find themselves in court to defend or enforce their patent and technology rights, making it more important than ever to have experienced trial lawyers well versed in the intricacies of this area of law.

O’Melveny’s patent and technology litigators have the legal skills, technical knowledge and industry experience needed to help clients achieve their goals in the most demanding intellectual property disputes. For decades, we have prevailed in technology-intensive, must-win cases. One of the keys to our strong track record is our ability to explain the underlying technologies at issue to judges and juries. We litigate patent and technology matters in forums around the nation, both at the trial and appellate levels, including Section 337 proceedings before the International Trade Commission. We also coordinate and supervise parallel proceedings outside of the United States, to resolve patent and technology controversies that increasingly traverse countries and continents.


We successfully defended Broadcom against allegations that it infringes four patents owned by American Radio LLC involving reconstruction of radio frequency signals. Read

Mentor Graphics Corporation

O’Melveny secured another victory for Mentor Graphics Corp., a maker of electronic design automation software and hardware, when a Federal Circuit panel affirmed a US$36 million verdict and a permanent injunction against Synopsys Inc. in a long-running patent dispute.



We prevailed for Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Co. Ltd. in an important patent infringement trial before the International Trade Commission.


SK hynix Inc.

O’Melveny helped SK hynix Inc. (formerly Hynix Semiconductor) obtain a favorable settlement in long-running patent and antitrust litigation with Rambus, Inc. The 13-year dispute involved litigation on two continents, in multiple trial courts, multiple appellate proceedings and litigation before multiple agencies. Read

Top Victory Electronics

O’Melveny obtained a major jury trial victory in April 2013, prevailing on every issue at stake for long standing client Top Victory Electronics (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. (TPV) in a patent infringement dispute against Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Read