Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (New York)

David Herrington

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (New York)

David H. Herrington’s practice and experience span a wide range of litigation, advisory and regulatory matters, with a focus on intellectual property disputes. He has handled multiple suits involving claims of patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement and copyright infringement, as well as high stakes suits concerning IP licenses. He also counsels on IP issues in the transactional context, including licensing, M&A and capital markets transactions, the sale of patent portfolios and other matters. His experience in other areas includes regulatory enforcement actions, internal investigations and commercial litigation.


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476 Bulletin

Maurits J. F. M. Dolmans, Daniel P. Culley, David Herrington, Jessica Hollis, Alexandra Theobald The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reverses a ruling finding that a semiconductor company abuses its dominant position regarding its standard-essential patents (Qualcomm)


On August 11, 2020, a Ninth Circuit panel reversed the District Court for the Northern District of California’s judgment in FTC v. Qualcomm, Inc. The panel held that Qualcomm’s conduct—(a) refusing to license its standards essential patents (SEPs) to rival chipset manufacturers; (b) refusing to (...)

Maurits J. F. M. Dolmans, David Little, David Herrington The US District Court sets out FRAND rates for licensing standard-essential patents for 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications (TCL / Ericsson)


This article has been nominated for the 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On December 21, 2017, the District Court for the Central District of California issued TCL v. Ericsson, resolving a long-standing dispute between the parties (...)

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