Global law firm White & Case LLP today announced the arrival of Scott Weingaertner as a partner in its Global Intellectual Property Practice in New York. Weingaertner rejoins the Firm, where he spent several years earlier in his career litigating technology and IP matters.
"Scott has litigated many of the most significant patent cases in the technology sector," said Dimitrios Drivas, head of White & Case's Global IP Practice. "Our clients value and invest in their intellectual property rights, and protecting those rights is vital to their business."
Weingaertner has led litigation teams in a wide variety of high-profile cases, including disputes involving mobile operating systems, browsers, cable and other network technologies, telecommunications systems, automotive systems and drug-delivery devices. He represents leading Internet search, telecommunications, cable equipment, automotive, social networking and video game companies, as well as major medical device companies.
In addition, he has extensive experience with complex commercial disputes and international arbitration involving technology, standards and competition issues. Weingaertner has also frequently led teams on major transactions in which IP has played a central role.
"We're excited to have Scott back, as it helps the IP Practice work toward accomplishing our strategic objective of growing the Firm's technology offering," said Peter Carney, White & Case's Regional Section Head, Americas Competition. "Scott is adept at handling complex litigation in the field. He gives us even more depth and an increased ability to provide technology clients with counsel that addresses the challenges they face in growing their business."
Weingaertner was previously a partner with King & Spalding.
The lawyers in White & Case's Global IP Practice protect and defend their clients' innovations, creative works and brands around the world.
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