Amir Freund is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Amir’s practice focuses on patent infringement litigation involving high-tech hardware and software patents, in fields such as semiconductors, integrated circuit design, fabrication processes, computer networking and telecommunications. Amir also has experience in Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as in Inter Partes Review proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Amir’s practice also includes analyzing patent portfolios for purposes of licensing and litigation.

Amir is also active in pro-bono matters related to immigration, foster youth, and animal rights and is a recipient of the Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award in 2012–2013.

Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Amir practiced IP Litigation at a leading IP law firm in Tel Aviv, Israel.



Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2012–2013


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008Israel
  • 2013California


  • English
  • Hebrew


  • Stanford Law SchoolLL.M., Law, Science and Technology2012
  • University of Haifa Faculty of LawLL.B.2007