Peter Evangelatos is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Peter has a wide range of experience representing large companies in intellectual property litigation matters before district courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and U.S. International Trade Commission. Peter primarily focuses his practice on patent litigation, and has also advised clients on matters involving trademark, copyright, trade secret and breach of contract disputes.

Peter is experienced in all phases of litigation and frequently oversees discovery strategy, engages in motion practice and conducts depositions. Peter has worked on matters involving a wide range of technologies, including cellular, semiconductor and audio signal processing technology, medical devices, and energy and power systems.


Thought Leadership


"Obviousness is Obviously in Mayo," Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 27, Issue 3


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018, New York
  • 2020, Massachusetts
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Accreditation
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Albany Law SchoolJ.D. (Intellectual Property Law Concentration)magna cum laude, with Honors2017
    Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology
  • University of RochesterB.S., Mechanical Engineering2014