San Francisco Intellectual Property Litigator Ryan Casamiquela Joins Arnold & Porter LLP

February 27, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, February 27, 2014 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Ryan Casamiquela has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property group in its San Francisco office.

Mr. Casamiquela brings a decade of experience litigating high-stakes patent cases across the country for industry leading clients.  He has led the day-to-day litigation against claims in the hundreds of millions of dollars and against threats of industry-wide injunctions, obtaining successful results at trial and during motion practice.  Mr. Casamiquela has been responsible for patent cases involving smartphones, tablets, wireless standards, networking equipment, server-side software and hardware, among other technologies.  In addition to patent cases, Mr. Casamiquela has litigated matters involving trademark, copyright, antitrust counterclaims, and IP licensing.  Mr. Casamiquela obtained his J.D. from the University of California Berkeley School of Law.  In 2013, he was named a “Rising Star” in Northern California by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers.

“Ryan’s extensive patent litigation experience and knowledge in the information technology industry are great assets to our IP practice, not only for the prominent technology companies served by our West Coast offices, but for organizations nationwide,” said Intellectual Property Co-chair Matthew M. Wolf. 

Added IP Co-chair David R. Marsh, PhD., “Ryan’s background is an excellent fit with that of our Intellectual Property team.  Our clients, for whom we help navigate today’s ever-changing technological landscape, will reap immediate benefit from his understanding and knowledge of the industry.  He is a strong addition to our IP group as it continues to grow on the West Coast and nationally.”

“I am delighted to join Arnold & Porter’s distinguished IP practice,” said Mr. Casamiquela.  “I look forward to contributing to the firm’s highly-regarded group and offering my solution-oriented practice and experience to further clients’ corporate goals and objectives.”


Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of nearly 800 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D. C.  The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 26 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.


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