The work of our attorneys in the Silicon Valley office centers on intellectual property, corporate, and securities litigation. Our IP work includes procuring and protecting a broad range of intellectual property rights for clients involved in all aspects of high technology, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences. Alston & 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 corporate work encompasses private equity transactions, venture capital, commercial litigation, corporate governance litigation, and the firm’s historic strengths in general securities, general corporate, and mergers and acquisitions. 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 U.S. for securities litigation.