Yar Chaikovsky, Partner at Paul Hastings

Chaikovsky, Yar croppedToday, my guest is Yar Chaikovsky, Global Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property practice at Paul Hastings where he oversees the firm’s 100-plus lawyer IP practice. He serves as lead trial counsel for some of the most preeminent global technology companies in their most important matters.  Throughout his career, he has won jury trials; and ITC hearings in addition to obtaining summary judgments and summary determinationPaul-Hastings-Logo-WWH_4_2015 and he is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Yar was also Yahoo!’s first head patent counsel and before practicing law, he was an engineer in the missile systems defense department of Hughes Aircraft Company.  Yar holds a BS from University of Southern California and a JD from UCLA.


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