Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Orrick) announced today that Amy K. Van Zant has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. Ms. Van Zant adds a roster of world class clients and tremendous trial experience to Orrick’s market-leading IP practice. (more…)



Robyn Polashuk has joined Covington & Burling as a partner in the firm’s communications and media practice, focusing on video content distribution.

Ms. Polashuk’s practice focuses on the licensing and distribution of video content across a variety of platforms and business models – from cable, satellite and IPTV to broadband and mobile applications, video-on-demand and electronic sell-through. She also negotiates retransmission consent agreements on behalf of broadcast stations. (more…)



Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that it has opened an office today in Silicon Valley at 333 Twin Dolphin Drive in Redwood Shores, California. Douglas E. Lumish, chair of the firm’s intellectual property group, will serve as managing partner of the office (more…)