Steven Cherny has joined the firm as a partner based in the firm’s New York office. Steve was formerly a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, where he practiced patent litigation in federal courts and before the United States International Trade Commission. He is an experienced trial lawyer who tries high profile patent cases involving IP in many different industries including telecommunications, electronics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, financial and business methods, and consumer products. Steve has tried and won some of the largest and most important cases in the history of patent law. His victory for Bard against Gore currently stands at close to 2 billion dollars, the largest patent judgment ever collected. Steve recently tried the case Gore brought in response and invalidated Gore’s asserted patent on three grounds and also obtained a verdict of non infringement. Steve also has won a number of landmark cases for Cisco including the Innovatio case which was the first to set out a comprehensive method to value standardized patents as well as two trials in the ITC against Arista Networks leading to exclusion and cease and desist orders.