- Intellectual Property
- Litigation, Appeals and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Guy Chambers focuses his practice on patent litigation, patent prosecution, patent licensing, contested Patent Office proceedings and other intellectual property disputes. Mr Chambers uses a broad range of intellectual property skills in cutting-edge technologies to provide a comprehensive answer to the complicated intellectual property needs of clients.
Mr Chambers has been lead counsel in more than 40 intellectual property lawsuits and contested Patent Office proceedings, including actions in US District Courts, the US International Trade Commission, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Patent and Trademark Office. These lawsuits and contested Patent Office proceedings have involved a broad range of technologies, including biotechnology, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, computers, software, electronics and mechanical.
Mr Chambers' clients have prevailed in eight of his nine trials and nearly all of his contested Patent Office proceedings. Mr Chambers has also successfully prepared and prosecuted patents in the fields of medical devices, mechanical devices, telecommunications, electronics and biotechnology.
For 15 years, Mr Chambers was the project manager on a patent services contract with the National Institutes of Health and was formerly a Trial Attorney in the Honors Program at the United States Department of Justice. Prior to joining Sideman & Bancroft, he was a partner in the San Francisco office of Duane Morris LLP, and before that, a partner at Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP.
Faculty Lecturer, Advanced Patent Licensing, Practising Law Institute, 2001-2010
Faculty Lecturer, Shifting Strategies in Patent Law, Symposium, Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal, 2009
Co-chair, Patent Claim Construction, Law Seminars International, 2009
Faculty Lecturer, High Technology in the Courtroom and Intellectual Property Litigation, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1999
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Listed in Northern California Super Lawyers®: 2012, 2013, 2014
Listed in The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners
Listed in The Legal 500
Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Law
Listed in Bay Area Lawyer Magazine "Best Lawyers in the Bay Area"
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, with highest honours, 1978
JD, Columbia University School of Law, 1981