Jones Day Expands IP Litigation Practice in Chicago

devitt hertkoWilliam Devitt and Matthew Hertko joined the intellectual property practice in the Chicago office of Jones Day. Devitt is a partner and Hertko is of counsel. Both were previously partners in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Devitt's trial and patent litigation practice focuses on the electrical arts, in particular wireless communications, semiconductors, data networks, storage technologies and power equipment. He has represented a number of technology companies, including most recently Seiko Epson, Infineon and Konica Minolta. He began his career as a telecommunications engineer for the Central Intelligence Agency, where his experience included satellite and radio systems, fiber optics, microwave, network and switching systems, and encryption technology.

Hertko has served as trial counsel for clients in the semiconductor, integrated circuit, consumer electronics, communications, automotive, business machine, nutraceutical, and liquid-crystal display markets and has litigated in jurisdictions throughout the U.S.

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