Overview

Benjamin Yaghoubian is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP focusing on patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property-related litigation. Ben has experience in all phases of litigation, including preparing and responding to complaints, fact and expert discovery, and trial.  He has taken and defended numerous depositions and conducted witness examinations at trial. He also has experience in a variety of technological areas, including computer hardware, software, wireless technology, mobile applications, and medical devices.

Ben is devoted to pro bono work. He was part of a trial team representing tenants living in slum housing conditions who sued their landlords in South Los Angeles and continues to work on landlord-tenant matters. He also secured remand of a removal order of a lawful permanent resident in an immigration appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

Ivanov, V., Zhou, H., Ghandhi, S.A., Karasic, T., Yaghoubian, B., Amundson, S.A., Hei, T.K. Radiation-induced bystander signaling pathways in human fibroblasts: A role for interleukin-33 in the signal transmission. Cellular Signal. 22(7): 1076-1087 (2010). 

Ghandhi, S.A., Yaghoubian, B., and Amundson, S.A. Global gene expression analyses of bystander and alpha particle irradiated normal human lung fibroblasts: Synchronous and differential responses. BMC Med Genomics. 2008 Dec 24; 1:63.

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013California

Court Experience

  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of LawJ.D.2013
    Chief Articles Editor, UCLA Journal of Law and Technology
  • Columbia UniversityB.S., Biomedical Engineering2007