Justin Watts


Justin is an experienced patent litigator who has an established and well-regarded intellectual property practice. He represents a variety of clients, with an emphasis on those in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, biotechnology, communications, and hardware and software industries, in disputes involving standards, competition law and patents. Justin’s experience envelops the full range of IP litigation. His far-reaching capabilities allow him to advise clients on transactional work, specifically in the technology, media and communications sectors. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Justin was a partner in the global IP/IT practice of another international law firm. He is chartered engineer and holds a PhD in optoelectronics from the University of Cambridge. Before beginning his legal career, Justin worked in satellite communications engineering.