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Snyder, Gavin

Gavin Snyder

Associate

gavinsnyder@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 206-905-7006
Seattle
Tel: +1 206 905 7000 Fax: +1 206 905 7100

Gavin Snyder is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Seattle office.  He joined the firm in 2018.  His practice focuses on patent litigation. In addition to district court litigation, he has significant experience with pre-litigation counseling, proceedings before the International Trade Commission, and IPR matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has worked on cases involving a wide array of technologies, including haptics, microprocessor architecture, RNA interference, mobile mapping software, mobile Internet browsing, network and server load balancing, and computer security using machine learning.

Before law school, Mr. Snyder worked as a computer programmer for various companies in the video game, computer-aided design, and web industries. He was a programmer on four PC video games from Westwood Studios, including Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and Nox.

  • Columbia Law School
  • (J.D., 2011)
    • James Kent Scholar
  • Columbia College
  • (B.A., Computer Science and English Literature, 1999)
The State Bar of Washington; The State Bar of California
  • Rethinking the Mental Steps Doctrine and Other Barriers to Patentability of Artificial Intelligence, 19 Colum. Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 313.