Lloyd R. Day Biography
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Lloyd R. Day Jr. is a partner in the firm's Palo Alto office, where he heads the technology litigation section, specializing in patent, trade secret and copyright litigation. Mr. Day is lead attorney for Sun Microsystems in its Java suit against Microsoft Corporation.
Mr. Day's practice entails extensive work with emerging and mature high technology firms in conjunction with their prosecution, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights. He has successfully enforced and/or defended patent claims in the fields of genetically engineered therapeutics, small molecules, medical diagnostics, computer design, semiconductor manufacturing, data communications, video compression and software. He has also represented numerous clients on matters in both the United States and in Europe involving patent infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, licensing disputes, regulatory licensing, unfair competition, employee raiding, antitrust and product counterfeiting. Within the past three years, Mr. Day's litigation clients have included Amgen, Applied Biosystems, CoCensys, Cor Therapeutics, Electronic Arts, Genentech, MicroProbe, National Semiconductor, and Sun Microsystems.
Mr. Day received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Chicago Law School in 1979. He is a member of Order of the Coif and was elected to the University of Chicago Law Review in 1977 and served as associate editor from 1978 to 1979.
He completed his undergraduate education at Williams College, receiving a B.A., cum laude, in 1974 with highest honors in political science. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Day served as law clerk to the Hon. Irving R. Kaufman, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1979 to 1980. In 1983, Mr. Day served as a deputy district attorney for the City and County of San Francisco as part of a pro bono program he helped to establish with the D.A.'s office.
Mr. Day is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, the District of Arizona and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Third and Ninth Circuits. He is the author of "Trade Secret Protection in Biotechnology," 4th Annual Biotechnology Law Institute (1988).