July 16, 2007 (Mountain View and San Francisco, CA) — Darryl Woo, Chair of the Patent Litigation Group at Fenwick & West, was a panelist in a recent California Lawyer patent litigation roundtable discussing the Supreme Court's recent decision on patent obviousness in cases involving the biotechnology industry as well as the possible implications of the Patent Reform Act of 2007.

More information can be obtained from the July 2007 issue of California Lawyer.

About the Fenwick & West Patent Litigation Group

Fenwick & West attorneys have handled some of the most prominent IP litigation over the past two decades, including securing one of the largest IP litigation settlements of 2005—a $400M settlement for its client Compuware against IBM—one of the largest patent verdicts of the past fifteen months—a $74.7M patent litigation verdict for client Asyst Technologies against Jenoptik—and a recent $25.2M patent litigation verdict for client Informatica. The firm is ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the top five West coast firms for IP litigation and was recently awarded "Most Innovative Use of Technology by a Law Firm" by American Lawyer Media for the firm's proprietary electronic discovery tools.