PALO ALTO, CALIF.—Veteran Silicon Valley patent litigation attorney Christian Mammen, D.Phil., is the newest addition to the Womble Bond Dickinson Team.

Dr. Mammen has more than 20 years of experience representing tech sector companies in complex patent litigation. His specific experience includes serving as lead counsel in patent infringement cases and other IP disputes. In addition, he guides clients in federal patent appeals in the US Court of Appeals.

His clients include companies in the solar technology, biometric software, virtual digital assistant, DC-DC power controller, biopharmaceutical, HD video, cellular communications and microchip industries.

He serves on the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology Advisory Board and is a faculty member at the Innovation Law Institute at UC Hastings, and previously taught at Berkeley Law, Stanford Law School and Oxford University.

Mike Gencarella, Managing Partner of Womble Bond Dickinson’s California offices, said, “IP litigation is a key practice for the firm and for our Silicon Valley office. We are pleased to add an attorney with Chris’s experience in high-stakes patent cases.”

Dr. Mammen comes to Womble Bond Dickinson from Hogan Lovells US LLP in San Francisco. He holds a Doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford in England.