San Francisco Bay Chapter

ACC January CLE Program Sponsored by Keker Van Nest & Peters LLP: "You’ve Been Accused of Patent Infringement! Do These Four Things to Limit your Exposure." (San Francisco)


Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111-1809


The approach you use in the first days and weeks after being threatened with a patent infringement suit can significantly affect your chance of success.  Learn a proven strategy from an experienced patent litigator on how to respond to a threat letter or complaint.



Sharif Jacob, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP


Sharif E. Jacob has successfully tried patent, commercial, and civil rights actions. He focuses on intellectual property litigation, complex business disputes, and the representation of individuals. Mr. Jacob formerly served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Mr. Jacob has extensive experience with patent litigation. He represents leading firms in the video streaming, social networking, and wireless phone industries in disputes pending before the district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Jacob has repeatedly litigated actions advancing the constitutional rights of inmates. He has won judgments and appeals for prisoners locked in solitary confinement and brutalized in prison. His pro bono work led to systemic reform of California’s prison system and has been covered by the national press.

Mr. Jacob graduated first in his class from Hastings and received his undergraduate degree from Yale University. After law school, Mr. Jacob clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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