Matthew C. Darch is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Darch's practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has represented patent holders and alleged infringers across a wide variety of technologies.
Mr. Darch has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in pharmaceutical patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Mr. Darch has counseled clients responding to demand letters, performed due diligence on patent portfolios, and drafted intellectual property-related disclosures for SEC filings.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Darch attended Northwestern University School of Law where he was the executive articles editor for the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property and served as a judicial extern to Judge Virginia M. Kendall of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mr. Darch is a member of the Illinois Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is an active participant in the Richard Linn American Inn of Court, a Chicago Inn of Court focusing on intellectual property law.