Bijal Vakil handles contentious hi-tech patent matters including infringement claims made by nonpracticing entities. Attorney Bijal Vakil is well-known for his strategic guidance and negotiation skills. He has successfully litigated complex patent cases in district courts, the International Trade Commission and before the Federal Circuit.
Bijal experience in advising on patent portfolios and assisting with technology licensing agreements is beneficial to his clients. His practice areas include e-commerce, computer software, telecommunications, autonomous vehicles, semiconductors, social media, payments, and consumer electronics.
He has the knowledge and insight of successfully handling the most complex patent disputes. His clients are technology companies ranging from Fortune 100 companies to Silicon Valley start-ups. His current clients include Walmart, GlobalFoundries, Google, LG Electronics, Intuit, Square, Zynga, NETGEAR, MSI Computer, Palantir and other leaders in technology.
Attorney Bijal Vakil is the Executive Partner of the Silicon Valley office of law firm White & Case. He is also the founder of Taiwan Country Practice of his law firm. He serves as the Chair of the US Diversity Committee of White & Case. He is also an active member of the Global Technology Industry group of his law firm.
He serves as a mediator in the United States District Court, and the Northern District of California’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. He was previously selected by the judges of the United States District Court, Northern District of California to serve as a co-chairperson of the Lawyer’s Representative Committee.
Legal professionals recognize him as an authority in his field. He has held leadership positions in several bar associations and non-profit organizations. He teaches a Patent or Intellectual Property course at the University of Davis (UCD) Law School.
Lawyer Bijal Vakil has been a committed member of the Asian Pacific American legal community, and National South Asian Bar Association. He has served on the Executive Committee of the National Asian Pacific Bar Association. He has served as President of the Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon Valley, and the Asian Law Alliance.
Bijal graduated from the University of California in Los Angeles in B.A., Economics with specialization in Asian American Studies. He later completed Juris Doctor in Law from the University of California in Davis. He obtained Executive Education, Law Firm Leadership from Harvard Law School.
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