Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Joshua Simmons is a well-established and nationally recognized appellate and trial court litigator, who has been lauded as an “exceptional,” “forceful,” and “creative” “brainiac” (Chambers), “Top Attorney” (Law360), and “big-picture thought leader” (WTR). This “Intellectual Property Superhero” (CLS) has been named one of the “500 leading litigators in America” (Lawdragon) for his wins in copyright, patent, right of publicity, trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition litigations, as well as contract, licensing, and domain name disputes. As a “Power Lawyer” (THR) and “Trailblazer” (NLJ), he is sought after for complex cases and those of first impression; IP counseling; strategic portfolio management; as well as regulatory and legislative policy advice. His eye-catching litigations involve a range of media (film, news, publishing, social media, sports, television, theatre, and video games) and technologies (artificial intelligence, computer software and services, circuitry and semiconductors, Internet-based systems, medical devices, and telecommunications).