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Faegre Baker Daniels to open office in Silicon Valley

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Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is heading to California to open an office in Silicon Valley.

Initially the law firm will focus on providing intellectual property services including patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark litigation as well as IP transactions. Over time, it plans to expand the offerings, possibly to food and agriculture litigation, immigration and privacy.

Faegre Baker Daniels has worked with clients based in California for several years, according to the firm’s managing partner Andrew Humphrey.

The office will be located in Palo Alto and is expected to open July 1. Two intellectual property partners, Calvin Litsey and David Gross, will relocate from the firm’s Minneapolis office.

Also, Faegre’s senior vice president Mary Bono, who formerly represented California’s 45th district, will lead the firm’s increased focus on information technology.

“The strategy of seeding this office with existing firm partners was very important,” Litsey stated in a press release. “Faegre Baker Daniels’ culture and client focus are key differentiators for us, and we didn’t want to lose those aspects of the firm’s identity in this expansion.”

Faegre has offices throughout the U.S., including four in Indiana, as well as locations in China and London.

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