Edward V. "Ed" Anderson

Edward V. "Ed" Anderson

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Recognized since 2011

Palo Alto, California

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property

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Edward V. Anderson is a member of the Intellectual Property and Antitrust Practice Groups in the firm's Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. Ed was the co-managing partner of the Silicon Valley office.

As one of the first generation of lead IP trial lawyers in the Silicon Valley, Ed has litigated some of the historic IP cases in the Silicon Valley and the International Trade Commission. Ed has represented national and international clients in the computer, consumer electronics, medical device, semiconductor, software, and telecommunications industries for more than 40 years. He has extensive litigation and jury trial experience in complex intellectual property, antitrust and commercial cases before Federal, State and Appellate Courts, and especially before the International Trade Commission. Ed has provided experienced counsel to a wide range of major and emerging technology companies in managing their intellectual property interests. Ed also has extensive mediation and arbitration experience, both as a representative and as an arbitrator and mediator. He is a frequent speaker at industry and academic workshops on intellectual property and arbitration issues.

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  • 379 Lytton Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Special Focus

  • Litigation
  • Patent


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