Patrick Herman’s practice focuses on complex patent and other intellectual property litigation. Since joining Kenyon & Kenyon LLP in 2004, Mr. Herman has had extensive experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and has been involved in all phases of litigation, from developing initial strategy through appeal. Mr. Herman has appeared in cases in a variety of different federal district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and in the International Trade Commission. Applying his engineering background, he has represented clients in a range of industries, including the medical device, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, automotive, consumer electronics, and children’s toy industries.
Mr. Herman’s practice also extends to pre-litigation counseling, including rendering opinions relating to patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate issues.
Mr. Herman received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, from Columbia University and J.D. from the University of Virginia.