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Veteran Intellectual Property Litigator Darryl M. Woo Joins Goodwin's National Technology Litigation Platform in San Francisco

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Global law firm Goodwin
announced today that Darryl
M. Woo
, a veteran trial lawyer for the technology industry, has
joined the firm as a partner in its award-winning Intellectual
Property
practice resident in the firm's San
Francisco
office.

Woo focuses on patent litigation, trade secret litigation, and other
complex technology litigation. He has extensive first chair jury trial
and ITC experience. Among many others, his notable cases have included
obtaining a $74.7 million jury verdict for a semiconductor industry
client and representing the original Napster in major intellectual
property litigation. He recently served as a technical advisor for
season five of the hit show, Silicon Valley on HBO.

"Darryl has an outstanding reputation as a leading lawyer who litigates
and tries complex technology disputes," said Douglas
Kline
, chair of Goodwin's Intellectual Property practice. "He joins
fellow Goodwin first chair trial lawyers Brett
Schuman
and Neel
Chatterjee
in the Bay Area, where we have established a strong
foothold and built exciting momentum that continues to attract premier
clients and cases. We are excited to welcome Darryl to the Goodwin
partnership."

"I am thrilled to be joining Goodwin's intellectual property litigation
team in Northern California," said Woo. "Together with Brett and Neel,
and now as three first chair trial lawyers under one roof in the Bay
Area, I look forward to bringing our combined experience and expertise
for the benefit of our current and future clients."

Woo has earned a number of industry accolades. He was named to The
Best Lawyers in America
, Managing Intellectual Property's IP
Stars, and IAM Patent 1000 Lists of the World's Leading Patent
Practitioners. He also has been listed as one of the Top 100 Leading
Lawyers in California, and as a top 75 IP Lawyer in California.

Woo received his J.D., with honors, from the Georgetown University Law
Center, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of California,
Berkeley. He can be reached at dwoo@goodwinlaw.com
and (415) 733.6068.

In June, Goodwin announced the addition of a premier
team of intellectual property lawyers
for the technology industry,
with a particular expertise in representing clients before the
International Trade Commission, in its Washington, D.C. office. "With
the recent addition of the Washington, D.C. team and now Darryl joining
Goodwin in the Bay Area, we have built out a truly market-leading group
of technology litigation trial lawyers," added Kline.

Law360 named Goodwin an Intellectual
Property Practice of the Year
for the fourth consecutive year in
2017. The firm's Technology
Companies
practice is consistently ranked in the top five most
active of all law firms for venture capital, IPOs and M&A.

About Goodwin
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unprecedented results for our clients. Our 1,000 plus lawyers across the
United States, Europe, and Asia excel at complex transactions,
high-stakes litigations and world-class advisory services in the
financial, private equity, real estate, and technology industries. We
partner with our life sciences clients to practice law with integrity,
ingenuity, agility and ambition. To learn more, visit us at www.goodwinlaw.com
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