Overview

Kevin Bendix is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group 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’s technological case experience includes computer hardware and software architectures, semiconductor fabrication, wireless technologies, medical devices, and various consumer goods. 

Kevin also has an active pro bono practice, which focuses on representing children in need of special education services. 

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

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

Recognition

Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2012–2019

Board Member, Disability Rights Legal Center

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

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

Courts

  • 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

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • 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