Attorneys in the Silicon Valley office focus on procuring and protecting a broad range of intellectual property rights for clients involved in all aspects of high technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences. Alston and Bird’s Intellectual Property practice is consistently ranked by major industry publications, including IP Law and Business, Corporate Counsel, Managing Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Today, as a top performer for IP litigation, counseling, portfolio management, licensing and patent prosecution. Our Silicon Valley attorneys also focus on commercial litigation, securities and corporate governance litigation. The firm's Securities Litigation Group was recently highlighted in an independent study as among a select group of standout firms preferred by clients in the United States for securities litigation. Our Silicon Valley attorneys also handle corporate matters In line with the firm’s historic strength in general securities, corporate and mergers & acquisitions.