US Lawyer News – Pavel Pogodin Joins Haynes and Boone San Jose

SAN JOSE – – Lawyer Newswire – Haynes and Boone, LLP continues the expansion of its intellectual property practice with the addition of Pavel Pogodin, Ph.D., as partner in the firm’s San Jose office. Dr. Pogodin joins Haynes and Boone from Sughrue Mion, PLLC, where he was the partner in charge of its Silicon Valley office.

“Pavel is experienced in both private practice and the corporate world, serving in-house at two multi-billion dollar technology companies,” said Randall Brown, chair of Haynes and Boone’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Section. “His existing and successful IP practice is a great fit with our global team and will be a key component of our continued West Coast growth.”

Dr. Pogodin counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent procurement, due diligence, product clearance, licensing and litigation. His practice is focused primarily on technology matters involving major public companies as well as on emerging and mid-sized companies.

Dr. Pogodin was attracted to Haynes and Boone’s size and strategic focus on intellectual property, as well as the firm’s commitment to becoming a major player in the California legal market.

“Haynes and Boone has a world-class IP practice and a real commitment to growing its presence throughout the West Coast,” said Dr. Pogodin. “The professionals in the San Jose office have strong ties to Silicon Valley and a keen understanding of California’s technology industry, which are crucial ingredients necessary for success in the competitive California legal market.

“Haynes and Boone’s California offices are also backed by the full resources of the firm. Whether I’m representing a Fortune 500 company or a venture-backed start-up, Haynes and Boone enables me to offer my clients one-stop shopping for their IP, corporate and litigation needs.”

Dr. Pogodin efficiently and effectively manages intellectual property strategies and portfolios for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. He skillfully shepherds clients through patent portfolio management, risk assessment, patent procurement, patent licensing negotiations and litigations.

Throughout his practice, Dr. Pogodin has successfully handled cases in a broad range of technologies, and he has built a strong record of expertise in representing clients before the patent office as well as state and federal courts.

Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Pogodin served as patent counsel at Oracle Corporation, the world’s largest supplier of database management systems and other business software.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of “The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For” (, 2010), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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