Kevin Bendix is a member of the intellectual property group in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, with a primary focus on patent disputes. Kevin has significant experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including pre-suit counseling through trial. He has also successfully drafted petitions for inter partes review before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Kevin’s technological case experience includes medical devices, semiconductors, and wireless technologies.
Kevin also has an active pro bono practice, which focuses on representing children in need of special education services in school.
Defending medical device company in appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board related to patents claiming spinal fusion access instruments.
Representing leading semiconductor company in patent infringement litigation involving chipset and microprocessor technologies.
Representing medical device company in multi-patent infringement litigation involving spine surgery methods and devices.
Represented medical device company in breach of contract dispute involving royalties for spinal fusion implants.
Represented vehicle accessory manufacturers in multi-patent litigation involving after-market truck accessories.
Represented suppliers and customers of Internet wireless products concerning patents relating to 802.11-standardized wireless technology.
Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2012-2015
Copyright Damages: Incorporating Reasonable Royalty from Patent Law, 27 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 527 (2012).
Translated into Chinese by the Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Summer Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 2011
Summer Associate, San Diego IP Law Group LLP, 2010
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
United States District Court for the District of Colorado