Derek McCorquindale

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Freedom Drive 11955
Reston 20190 VA US

J. Derek McCorquindale focuses his practice on patent and other intellectual property litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels. He has experience in cases before federal district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he has contributed to numerous successful appeals and served as lead counsel.

Derek works on cases in a wide range of industries, including Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigations, and matters related to mobile devices, computer graphics and related technologies, imaging technology, medical devices, and outdoor industry products.

He has handled many aspects of litigation, including strategy development, pleadings, fact and expert discovery, depositions, motions practice, hearings, summary judgment briefing, and appeal work through en banc and Supreme Court petitions.

Derek also advises clients on a variety of patent matters, including licensing and providing written opinions regarding infringement and validity. Derek served at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna, and as an intern to the Honorable Randall R. Rader.

Education :

  • Duke University School of Law J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • Duke University School of Law LL.M., International Law, 2008
  • Brigham Young University M.A., French Studies, 2008
  • Brigham Young University B.A., Political Science, 2002
  • Brigham Young University B.A., French Literature, 2002

Clerkships :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Professional Activities :

  • The Sedona Conference® (contributing editor to working group 10: Parallel USPTO Proceedings, 2014-2016)
  • Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Outdoor Industry Association


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