IP Litigation Partner Joins Polsinelli (Silicon Valley)

We are pleased to announce the placement of Darren Donnelly at Polsinelli. Mr. Donnelly was a partner with Fenwick & West where he focused his practice on patent, technology and intellectual property litigation and counseling with emphasis in technical computing, telecommunications and inter-networking, and interactive television.

In addition to his litigation practice, Darren practice involves preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad, Darren has counseled companies on patent portfolio development and management, patent licensing strategies and patent enforcement strategies.

Mr. Donnelly has served as trial counsel for Amazon.com in Cordance Corp. v. Amazon.com, winning a defense verdict before a Delaware jury that found two of three patents not infringed and the one remaining patent invalid. On another matter Darren served as trial counsel for Informatica in Informatica Corp. v. Business Objects, winning a $25 million jury award in its patent suit against Business Objects. Darren represented Cryptography Research, Inc. (“CRI”) in Cryptography Research v. VISA, a watershed case for the secure smart card industry, where CRI asserted eight fundamental patents covering differential power analysis countermeasure against Visa International. VISA settled on terms very favorable to CRI.

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