Kathi Vidal

Winston & Strawn

Managing partner of Winston & Strawn's Silicon Valley office, Kathi is a leading patent litigator and Federal Circuit advocate. Recognized for trying high-profile, high-stakes, and high-tech patent disputes for leading companies, her experience covers a myriad of technologies. In addition to protecting innovative companies through offensive patent actions to preserve their market or through innovative strategies to efficiently resolve defensive patent actions, including in U.S. district courts, the International Trade Commission, and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Kathi advises clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups on their portfolios, patent prosecution, inter partes review, covered business methods, trade secrets, trademarks, and other intellectual property matters. Kathi has obtained numerous wins including a preliminary injunction, permanent injunctions, exclusion orders, a contempt finding, attorney fee awards, patent invalidations and treble damages.