Priority : IP 4 > Overview


Department:  Intellectual Property


Team:  Patent Litigation


Target:  Market-leading, First-Chair Trial Lawyer

KT is seeking a market-leading trial lawyer with first-chair experience with patent litigation cases. The ideal target would be a rainmaker with a proven track record of building and developing a team.


Goal:  Deepen our Patent Litigation Capabilities in the New York Market

KT is looking to expand new client opportunities as well as provide additional capabilities to our existing clients.


Sell:  Market Leadership at firm with Top Tier IP Practice and Strong Fortune 100 Client Base

The ideal candidate would have the opportunity to build a team at a firm with a top tier IP practice and strong Fortune 100 client base with firm resources and support. This team would have the opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by an established first-chair trial lawyer with significant bench trial experience, with over 35 of those trials having a patent litigation focus.


Geographies:  New York


Industries:  Health & Life Sciences, Pharma, Technology


Team Bio:  Patent Litigation

As your patent investments prosper and grow in value, commercial disputes often become inevitable. At Kilpatrick Townsend, we protect our clients’ most important products and brands in patent infringement and enforcement disputes in federal and state court, before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and in mediation or global arbitration. Our 55-member patent litigation team has handled more than 550 patent litigation cases in the past five years alone, representing clients in more than 30 states — including popular venues known for speed-to-trial, such as the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the District of Delaware, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals — and throughout the world. We leverage our unmatched litigation, technical, and industry experience when anticipating and strategically managing all aspects of a patent litigation case. When a case advances to trial, our nationally-recognized litigators zealously advocate for our clients on high-tech, high-stakes matters involving biotechnology, chemistry, electrical, and mechanical technologies; telecommunications; pharmaceuticals; computer software and hardware; consumer products; and medical devices.

Partner Matias Ferrario
  • Adversarial Patent ProsecutionSM
  • Asset Creation - Prosecution & Counseling
  • Biologics & Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • ITC Section 337
  • Licensing, Transactions & Monetization
  • Market Protection - Opinions & Dispute Avoidance
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patents
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Trade Secrets
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina (2008)
  • District of Columbia (2001)
  • Virginia (2000)
  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D. (2000) cum laude
  • Wake Forest University, Post Baccalaureate Graduate Studies in Molecular Biology (1995)
  • University of Michigan, B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology (1994)
Partner Steven D. Moore
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing, Transactions & Monetization
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patents
  • Post-Grants Proceedings
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • Georgia
  • North Carolina
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D. (1996) magna cum laude
  • Duke University, A.B., Economics (1993) cum laude