Goodwin partner Neel Chatterjee was named a Daily Journal Top Intellectual Property Lawyer for the ninth consecutive year. The award recognizes the standout intellectual property lawyers in California based on their career accomplishments and major achievements in the area of intellectual property over the past year.
Based in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, Chatterjee is a partner in Goodwin’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. An internationally recognized technology litigator and trial lawyer, he has a proven track record of wins in high profile hard-to-win technology cases, and has represented some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in their biggest disputes, including Facebook, Oracle, NVIDIA, Logitech and eBay.
Equally committed to bettering his community, Chatterjee has led headline making pro bono litigation involving civil rights, veterans’ rights, ICE detentions, police brutality, homelessness and prisoners’ rights. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley and founded the Bay Area Diversity Career Fair, one of the most successful diversity career fairs in the United States.
In 2019, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association selected Chatterjee as an MCCA Rainmaker, and he was granted a lifetime achievement award from Narika, a Bay Area nonprofit dedicated to protecting South Asian women against domestic violence. He has also been repeatedly recognized as a top IP litigator and trailblazer by Intellectual Asset Management, Managing IP, Chambers Global, Benchmark Litigation, US News – Best Lawyers, The National Law Journal, Legal 500 US, Daily Journal, and Chambers USA, and was honored with the IP Vanguard Award from the California Bar Association.