Willkie Welcomes IP Litigator Barrington Dyer in San Francisco

February 1, 2022

New York, NY (February 1, 2022) --- Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP today announced that leading IP litigator Barrington Dyer has joined the Firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Department. Barrington, who was previously a principal at Polsinelli LLP, is based in Willkie’s San Francisco office.

“We are excited to welcome Barrington to the team as we continue to grow our San Francisco office and expand the firm’s West Coast litigation offerings,” said Simona Agnolucci, co-managing partner of the San Francisco office. “Barrington’s electrical and software engineering background gives him a unique and valuable perspective when advising clients on complex technology issues that intersect with the law.”

Barrington is an experienced intellectual property and commercial litigator focused on the FinTech, AdTech, and InsurTech industries. He has successfully tried high-technology disputes in state and federal courts nationwide. Prior to practicing law, Barrington was a software engineer for a media technology company.

Benedict Hur, co-managing partner of the San Francisco office, commented: “Barrington is an exceptional IP and commercial litigator who has developed a creative and strategic approach to resolving technology disputes for both startups and Fortune 500 companies. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Firm.”

Barrington commented: “I’m excited to join Willkie’s deep litigation bench and look forward to working with its exceptional team, which is known for its unique collaborative and innovative approach to helping clients navigate their most complex IP disputes.”

Barrington’s arrival follows the addition of other notable IP and technology litigation partners to the Firm over the past year, including San Francisco-based litigators Krista Schwartz, Co-chair of Patent and other IP Litigation, and Jonathan Patchen, and Washington-based patent litigators Indranil Mukerji, Head of Tech Patent Litigation, and Stephen Marshall.

Willkie’s Intellectual Property Department represents clients from across the globe in litigation, transactions, counseling, and licensing on issues involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, and trade secrets. Our experience covers most industries and technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biologics, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, medical devices, consumer products, information and financial services, electronic devices, traditional and new media publishing, e-commerce, energy, sports, insurance, and music rights.

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm of approximately 1,000 attorneys with offices in Brussels, Chicago, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Rome, San Francisco and Washington. The Firm is headquartered in New York City at 787 Seventh Avenue.