Kirkland & Ellis LLP
W. Todd Baker is an IP litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Todd is experienced handling post-grant matters at the USPTO including all aspects of IPR proceedings at the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He advises clients on issues of patentability, derivation, inventorship and priority related to post grant matters before the PTAB as a supplement or an alternative to traditional litigation-based patent validity challenges.
Todd litigates post grant matters at the USPTO in diversified electrical and mechanical technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), automotive related technologies - such as autonomous vehicles, clean technologies, dynamic control systems, medical devices and wireless innovation
A recognized leader in the IP community, he has served on the Board of Directors of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and he currently serves as co-chair of the IP Practice in Japan Committee for AIPLA.
Todd's honors include awards by the Washington Business Journal as a Minority Business Leader and selection as one of the top attorneys in the country for adversarial post-grant proceedings.