Amit Makker

Amit Makker is an associate in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins, where he is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Mr. Makker’s practice focuses on complex patent disputes encompassing a range of industries, including networking technologies, both wired and wireless, as well as cellular systems and computer hardware. Mr. Makker has experience in all phases of pre-trial patent litigation, including claim construction proceedings and summary judgment proceedings.

Mr. Makker received his JD from University of Southern California Law School, where he was the senior copy editor for the Southern California Law Review. Additionally, he was the Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Society. While in law school, Mr. Makker was a judicial extern for the Hon. Christina A. Snyder on the District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Makker received his MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Makker worked for a large defense contractor and focused on networked communication systems, including software-defined radios, military satellites and commercial satellites.

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