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Dmitry Kheyfits represents clients in patent litigation and licensing. As lead litigation counsel, Dmitry formulates appropriate strategies for enforcement, licensing, and litigation of patent portfolios. He has appeared in over 80 patent cases, including cases in the Central and Northern Districts of California, the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas, the District of Delaware, the Southern District of New York, and the Federal Court of Claims. In addition, Dmitry has appeared in over one dozen Inter Partes Review proceedings. He also represents clients in licensing negotiations away from the courtroom.
Dmitry earned a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer & Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Following an internship with IBM and a full-time systems engineering position with Lockheed Martin, Dmitry joined the intellectual property department of Jones Day as a patent agent. Upon earning a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 2008, he was accepted into the intellectual property department of Jones Day as a patent attorney. In 2010, Dmitry joined Desmarais LLP, a law firm specializing in litigation of complex, technology driven disputes, leaving the firm in 2012 to establish his own practice.