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Lisa Kobialka, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department in the Silicon Valley office, focuses on both litigation and counseling clients in the area of complex intellectual property and general litigation matters. She was named one of the top 250 Women in IP in Managing Intellectual Property's 2013 Edition of IP Stars. She has handled trials and evidentiary hearings in numerous jurisdictions across the United States involving claims for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and trademark infringement, as well as breach of contract and tort claims. She has represented clients as both plaintiff and defendant in over 150 litigations throughout the country. Most recently, she tried several different multi-patent cases in the District of Delaware, one involving antivirus software and computer products and the other involving social networking architecture. She represents clients in a variety of technology related industries, with a particular emphasis on the energy, computer science and the pharmaceutical sectors.
Ms. Kobialka is active in the intellectual property legal community and has been a long term member of several intellectual property organizations, including the American IP Association. She is presently a lifetime member of the Japanese American Bar Association, and has memberships with the American Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and the Women’s Intellectual Property Law Association.