Kevin Bendix is a litigation and intellectual property partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kevin represents clients in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes in federal courts around the country, as well as in the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Many of Kevin’s cases also involve parallel proceedings in foreign jurisdictions in Asia and Europe.

Kevin has extensive experience representing industry-leading clients in all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigations through trial and appeal. Kevin represents clients in a variety of industries, including computer hardware and software, wireless technologies, medical devices, advanced battery technologies, and various consumer goods.

Kevin teaches Patent Litigation at UCLA School of Law. He also has an active pro bono practice, which focuses on representing children in need of special education services.


Thought Leadership


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


Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2012–2021

Board Member, Disability Rights Legal Center


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012, California
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • 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 Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado


  • English
  • Spanish


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of LawJ.D.2012

    Associate Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal

    Board of Advocates

    Law and Technology Certificate

  • University of California, San DiegoB.S., Biology2009
    Provost Honors