Keith Slenkovich represents companies in intellectual property disputes and complex commercial litigation. As first chair trial counsel, Mr. Slenkovich has tried dozens of cases in state and federal courtrooms throughout the country, earning a strong reputation for his ability to win the most difficult cases and his 100% win record for intellectual property trials. Mr. Slenkovich regularly represents companies in Section 337 cases before the US International Trade Commission, and has tried matters to international tribunals such as the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
In addition to his private practice, Mr. Slenkovich has been recognized for his contributions to pro bono representation, including in 2012 with the John H. Pickering Award for Exemplary Dedication to the Provision of Pro Bono Publico Legal Services, and in 2013 with the Robert G. Sproul, Jr. Award for Providing Outstanding Legal Representation to Under-Represented Communities, awarded by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.
Mr. Slenkovich is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Supreme Court of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and all United States District Courts of California.
Mr. Slenkovich has been a frequent lecturer in patent and other intellectual property law courses at institutions such as the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) and Santa Clara University.