Andrew P. Valentine

Partner at DLA Piper

Andrew P. Valentine

Andrew P. Valentine

Partner at DLA Piper

Biography

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Andrew Valentine

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Andrew P. Valentine concentrates his practice in patent, intellectual property, high technology and complex commercial litigation.

In May 2009, the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal profiled Mr. Valentine in its "Who's Who in Silicon Valley" edition, joining other leading Silicon Valley executives nominated for their leadership. The respected research publisher Chambers & Partners recognizes Mr. Valentine in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. In May 2006, California Lawyer magazine featured him in the article "Letter from East Palo Alto." He has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer as the result of a joint research project conducted by Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines.

Mr. Valentine is one of the Pro Bono Coordinators for DLA Piper's Silicon Valley office.

Recent Matters

Tried cases for Hewlett-Packard before the International Trade Commission (Washington, DC) in spring 2005 and spring 2008.
Lans v. Hewlett-Packard; Uniboard v. Hewlett-Packard: Obtained summary judgment for Hewlett-Packard in patent infringement cases; argued and prevailed in Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Cambrian v. Maxtor: Obtained summary judgment of patent unenforceability in favor of Maxtor.
The Produce Exchange v. SBI: Obtained favorable judgment for TPE after two week binding arbitration in dispute relating to database software.
Hsu v. SSI: Obtained multimillion-dollar jury verdict in a trial relating to the improper re-purchase of former employee's vested shares.
Obtained million-dollar judgment for a high tech company in binding arbitration over a complex royalty dispute.
Obtained multimillion-dollar judgment in a trial for a company fraudulently induced into purchasing a shopping center.
Obtained defense judgment in trial concerning the rights and obligations of a real estate developer and a cable television franchise under a municipal ordinance.
Obtained summary judgment for a defendant in a case alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.
Defeated a motion for preliminary injunction in a trademark infringement case involving the use of the term "universal server" in the computer industry.

Admissions

California
Supreme Court of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Memberships

Co-chair, Board of Directors, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
Secretary, Board of Directors, Children’s Health Council
Advisory Committee, Computer & High Technology Law Journal
Intellectual Property Inns of Court


Clerk Information

Extern Law Clerk, Judge James Ware, United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose, California, 1991
EDUCATION

J.D., Santa Clara University 1992
A.B., Bowdoin College 1986 magna cum laude
Political Science and English, departmental honors


Related Global Services

Intellectual Property
Litigation and Arbitration
Technology and Media
International Arbitration


Related United States Services

Patent Litigation
Copyrights
Trademark Litigation
International Arbitration


Related Regions

United States


News

Chambers USA ranks 126 DLA Piper lawyers and 52 practice groups as leaders in business law



Publications

Article, Intellectual Property and Technology News
Update: False patent marking cases
Intellectual Property and Technology News
Intellectual Property and Technology News
Issue 7, Q3 2010

Overview
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Number of Boards

3

Number of Awards

8

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Executive Director at Children's Health Council

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Managing Partner, New York Office at DLA Piper

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Managing Partner (Americas) at DLA Piper

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Co-Chairman, Americas at DLA Piper

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Global Co-Chairman at DLA Piper

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Southeast US Managing Partner at DLA Piper

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General Counsel, Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific at DLA Piper

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Chairman Emeritus (US) at DLA Piper

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Co-Chair, Global Real Estate Practice at DLA Piper

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Chair, US Trademark, Copyright & Media Practice at DLA Piper

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Education
J.D.
Class of 1992

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

A.B. in Political Science & English, magna cum laude, Departmental Honors
Class of 1986

Bowdoin College is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational residential, undergraduate liberal arts institution founded in 1794. It is located in Brunswick, ME.

Career History
Partner
Current

DLA Piper provides legal services covering a broad range practice areas. It was created in 2005 by the merger of DLA, Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary, followed by growth in the CIS, Germany, Spain, Asia, the Middle East and US markets. Core practices include Litigation and Arbitration, Corporate and Finance, Real Estate and Real Estate Capital Markets, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Intellectual Property and Technology, Employment and Tax

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

The Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal is an independent scholarly legal publication founded in 1984 by the students of Santa Clara University School of Law. For over twenty-five years, the Journal has achieved national and international circulation and recognition as a leading forum for multidisciplinary discourse on emerging issues at the juncture of technology, the law, and public policy.

Co-Chair
Current

TO PROVIDE TRANSFORMATIVE LEGAL SERVICES THAT ENABLE DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN EAST PALO ALTO AND BEYOND TO ACHIEVE A SECURE AND THRIVING FUTURE.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $249
2006

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

$1 - $249
2005

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

$1 - $124
2003

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

Political Donations
$500
2006

Former Senator from Utah

$500
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

$500
2000

Former Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Bill Clinton

Transactions
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Penn National Gaming, Inc. purchases Rocket Speed, Inc.

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Seagate Technology Plc purchases Maxtor Corporation

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Super Lawyers - Northern California Super Lawyers
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business
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