PALO ALTO, CA (November 3, 2008) — Beginning on November 3, 2008, the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law will host two events in conjunction with, "The Federal Circuit Visits the Valley," in which a three-judge panel will hear oral arguments at the university.
On November 3, McDermott Will & Emery lawyer Terry Ahearn will present a case preview along with lawyers from Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. On November 4, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals will sit at Santa Clara University School of Law where a panel of three judges will hear cases. Silicon Valley attorneys Terry Ahearn and Philip Ou will be in attendance for this hearing as well as a luncheon program following the oral arguments.
McDermott Will & Emery is a sponsor for the High Tech Law Institute at the Santa Clara University School of Law. The Firm is also a sponsor for The Federal Circuit Visits the Valley – Discourse and Dinner event on November 5 at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto.
McDermott Will & Emery ranks as one of the largest international law firms with more than 1,100 lawyers in 15 offices. The Silicon Valley office opened in 1997, and has recognized more than 10 years of growth and success serving clients, regionally, nationally and internationally from our Palo Alto location. Lawyers based in our office provide a broad range of corporate, intellectual property, litigation and tax services to both our start-up and global clients in a variety of industries.