Christine Duh

Special Counsel


Christine Duh is a special counsel in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Business Trial Group and the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2006.


Ms. Duh's practice focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on patent infringement disputes. Ms. Duh has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, including the biotechnology, medical device, computer software, cellular telephony, Internet and gaming industries.

While in law school, Ms. Duh interned with the Criminal Division of the US Attorney's Office in San Francisco, California. Prior to her legal studies, Ms. Duh worked as a senior web engineer for an online comparison shopping website.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Duh was an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in the 2013-2017 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers for her intellectual property litigation practice
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Named one of the 2012 "Top Five Associates to Watch" by California's Daily Journal

Publications & News


June 2, 2016

Prior Art: When On Sale Is Not 'On Sale'

An article by David Bassett and Christine Duh, published by Law360 on June 2, 2016, addresses whether the on-sale bar now requires that sales or offers to sell be "public" to qualify as invalidating, and dissects a related case currently on appeal to the Federal Circuit.

January 6, 2014

WilmerHale Announces the Elevation of Partners and Special Counsel

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and special counsel.

July 16, 2013

Palo Alto Attorneys Featured in 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers

Twenty-two WilmerHale attorneys ranked in the tenth annual Northern California Super Lawyers listing for 2013.

February 16, 2012

Daily Journal Names Christine Duh to its 2012 List of "Top Five Associates to Watch"

April 6, 2010

Victory for Grace Semiconductor and IDT in Patent Infringement Suit

WilmerHale obtained a significant victory in the US International Trade Commission on behalf of its clients Integrated Device Technology, Inc. and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation in a patent infringement action relating to the manufacture of semiconductor wafers.

September 11, 2009

The Royalty Treatment

Los Angeles Daily Journal,September 11, 2009 (co-author).

January 1, 2002

Cyberlaw: Yahoo! Inc. v. LICRA

17 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 259 (2002).

January 1, 1998

Addressing variation in the utilization of diagnostic imaging services through profiling physician practices: A scenario in radiology

Imaging Economics, July/August 1998 (co-author).


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JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2003, Member, California Law Review; Order of the Coif

BS, Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 1997, David Starr Jordan Presidential Scholar

Bar Admissions


United States Patent and Trademark Office



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