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Ragesh K. Tangri, San Francisco "Lawyer of the Year" for Trade Secrets Law 2018

Ragesh K. Tangri of Durie Tangri was named 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for Trade Secrets Law.

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Nicole Ortiz

October 23, 2017 01:15 PM

Ragesh K. Tangri of Durie Tangri was named 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for Trade Secrets Law.

How did you get into your practice area?

I got into intellectual property because, as a lawyer in the Bay Area in the 1990s, that was where the most exciting cases were. I got into representing law firms because it is especially rewarding to help fellow lawyers resolve issues facing them.

Who are your typical clients?

Startup companies, large, well-established tech companies, and law firms.

Describe one of your most interesting or memorable cases.

We recently completed arbitration for a major law firm accused of malpractice in an IP matter. Trying the case involved both malpractice issues and trying a full patent case—infringement, invalidity, damages. It was a fascinating intersection of subject matter in one trial.

What other passions/interests do you have?

I love theater. I see a fair number of plays, and I serve on the board of a local non-profit theater company. Seeing the commitment and dedication of the artists is inspiring.

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