Teresa M. Corbin

Former Partner at Fenwick & West LLP

Teresa M. Corbin

Teresa M. Corbin

Former Partner at Fenwick & West LLP

Biography

Teresa (Terry) M. Corbin Partner, Litigation Ms. Corbin is resident in the San Francisco office. Ms. Corbin’s counseling and litigation practice emphasizes high-technology issues. She has been lead counsel in complex patent litigation matters in a wide range of technologies, including bioinformatics, in vivo molecular imaging, DNA chips, antibodies, graphics accelerator chips, PC-based microprocessors, integrated circuits, LCD technology, semiconductor manufacturing, medical devices and EDA and IPAM software. She also has experience in coordinating related U.S. and European patent litigation matters, as well as USPTO interference and re-examination proceedings and European Patent Office opposition proceedings. Ms. Corbin tries patent cases in federal district courts throughout the country and has successfully handled appeals to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She has represented clients in international and domestic arbitration and mediation proceedings. She also has represented major corporations in internal investigations and in trademark infringement matters before federal courts and in opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Corbin is a recognized leader for women in the legal profession. Her activities have included such roles as hosting the annual AIPLA Women in IP program from 2008 through 2009 (2008-2009 San Francisco, 2010 Silicon Valley), serving on the leadership committee for the new San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Women in Bio, and speaking at the annual Linkage Women In Leadership Summit in 2008 and 2009. Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Ms. Corbin was a partner with Howrey LLP in San Francisco. She has been named one of the Top 75 Women Litigators and one of the top rainmakers in California by The Daily Journal Extra. Ms. Corbin has also been named a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2004-2011. Ms. Corbin was an extern for Justice Joseph R. Grodin of the California Supreme Court. Education & Bar Membership J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1987 magna cum laude B.A., University of Michigan, 1983 Ms. Corbin is a member of the State Bars of California and the District of Columbia. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts in California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts and Texas as well as the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Corbin is also a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, California Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association and the San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court. Services Practices Intellectual Property Litigation Patent Litigation Industries Life Sciences Semiconductors

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Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Principal at Rainbow Capital LLC

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Treasurer, Board of Directors at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Attorney at International Business Machines Corporation

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Teresa M. Corbin
Former Partner at Fenwick & West LLP
Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1987

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.

BA
Class of 1983

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

Founded in 1897, AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals, companies and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. Our members represent both owners and users of intellectual property.

Member
Current

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) was established in 1872 as a nonprofit legal membership organization that provides San Francisco legal professionals with networking, educational and pro bono opportunities in order to better serve the community. BASF is located in the financial district at 301 Battery Street, between Sacramento and Clay Streets, on the third floor of the Bently Reserve building.Included in the National Register of Historic Places, the Bently Reserve, formerly the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, was built in 1924.

Career History
Partner
Prior - 2015

Fenwick & West LLP is a national law firm that provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The company's practice areas include antitrust and unfair competition, appellate, complex business litigation, copyright, corporate and securities, employment & labor, executive compensation & benefits, intellectual property and IP litigation. It offers legal advisory services in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, patent prosecution, privacy and information security. Fenwick & West was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Partner
Prior

Howrey LLP provides legal services. Howrey provides legal council in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property and complex commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Howrey was formed in 2000 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Honorary Member, Board of Directors
Current

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$1,000 +
2018

TO PROVIDE ISOLATED HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN SAN FRANCISCO WITH NUTRITIOUS MEALS, DAILY HUMAN CONTACT, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO PREVENT THEIR PREMATURE INSTITUTIONALIZATION.

$1,000 +
2017

TO PROVIDE ISOLATED HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN SAN FRANCISCO WITH NUTRITIOUS MEALS, DAILY HUMAN CONTACT, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO PREVENT THEIR PREMATURE INSTITUTIONALIZATION.

$1,000 +
2016

TO PROVIDE ISOLATED HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN SAN FRANCISCO WITH NUTRITIOUS MEALS, DAILY HUMAN CONTACT, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO PREVENT THEIR PREMATURE INSTITUTIONALIZATION.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$1,000
2008
$250
2007

Former Senator from New York

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