In May 2012, the firm continued its expansion in California by opening an office in Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley has long been the center of innovation worldwide, home to many of the world's leading technology and life science companies. McKool Smith Hennigan is recognized as one of America's leading intellectual property and trial firms, with an unparalleled record of success in high-stakes patent litigation. The firm is uniquely suited to serve the innovators and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, combining proven trial lawyers with a deep technical bench.
Attorneys from our Silicon Valley office represent emerging companies, major institutions, and large public companies in a broad range of intellectual property disputes, including patent, trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, trade secret, and restrictive covenant matters as well as commercial litigation. We also provide strategic licensing, trademark, advertising, and communications counseling. We represent clients from a diverse range of industries, including electrical engineering, medical devices, computer science, life sciences, chemistry, mechanical engineering, optics, digital television, food and beverages, and software.