Former In-House Patent Counsel Douglas Limbach Joins Greenberg Traurig,
LLP In Silicon Valley
EAST PALO ALTO, CA -- May 26, 2005 -- The international law firm Greenberg
Traurig LLP announced today that
Douglas C. Limbach has
joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Silicon Valley office. Limbach will
join the firm’s expanding Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation
practice. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Senior Patent Counsel
for FormFactor, Inc., an industry leader in the design, development and
manufacture of semiconductor and wafer probe cards.
Limbach’s practice focuses on patent procurement, strategic patent portfolio
development, patent opinions, licensing, enforcement of intellectual property
rights and trade secrets for companies in the technology and life sciences
industries. He also has particular expertise with biomedical devices, robotics
and control systems, electrochemistry and optics.
“We are pleased to add Doug to our expanding Silicon Valley offering,”
said Todd Rumberger, managing
shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Silicon Valley office. “As a former President
and CFO of a wireless communications startup company and a mechanical engineer,
he brings a unique mix of scientific understanding and business experience
to the real world issues faced by our clients. Adding another highly skilled
and technical IP attorney to our local team adds further to our mission
of providing full service to our clients.”
“I am pleased to be a part of Greenberg Traurig’s Silicon Valley office.
I have been impressed by the firm’s growth and success, not just here in
Silicon Valley, but in expanding markets around the world,” commented Limbach.
“Greenberg Traurig offers its clients unique litigation and intellectual
property capabilities around the world, and I look forward to tapping into
that offering for my clients.”
Limbach received his J.D. from Golden Gate University and a B.S.M.E.
from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with 1,500
attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The
firm is ranked seventh on The American Lawyer's Am Law 100 listing of the
largest law firms in the U.S., based on number of lawyers.
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Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver,
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Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA;
Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tokyo, Japan;
Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; West Palm Beach, FL; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich,
Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent
law firms: Olswang, London and Brussels; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and
Hayabusa Kokusai Law Offices in Tokyo.
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