We are pleased to announce the placement of Clem Roberts with Orrick. Mr. Roberts was a founding partner of Durie Tangri and formerly a partner with Keker Van Nest in San Francisco.
Mr.Roberts’ practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and on complex commercial cases with a high-technology component. He has successfully tried a wide variety of civil and criminal cases to verdict in state and federal court and in arbitration, including more than a half-dozen jury trials as first chair.
Mr. Roberts has litigated patents involving computer architecture, software, operating systems, semiconductor manufacturing, networking, electronic commerce and protein formation, among others. His clients have included; Fitbit, RingCentral, Quantum, Check Point, Mulesoft, Blue Coat, Quantum, Trulia, Check Point, Infoblox, Guidewire, Oakley, Athos, and Kaiser Permanente, among many others.
Mr. Roberts has been recognized in a variety of publications, including Chambers USA (One source says: “He is a strong lawyer who is very articulate,” with another adding that “he is super-smart; his brain works in overdrive.”); Intellectual Asset Management (a “commercially savvy first-chair trial lawyer”); Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars (a “highly respected litigator in the California IP market and beyond”); The Best Lawyers in America (2014); and Super Lawyers (as a “rising star” in 2009-2011 and a “Super Lawyer” in 2012-2013).