Professional Biography

Dennis C. Hopkins Partner

  • New York

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    F +1.212.977.1646

    New York

    30 Rockefeller Plaza, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY

    +1.212.262.6916

    DHopkins@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Dennis Hopkins is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation practices.  He focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent, copyright and trade secret litigation. Dennis has significant experience in all phases of IP litigation, including mediations, trials and appeals. In addition, his practice includes counseling clients on issues relating to litigation strategies and intellectual property management. He is also experienced in all aspects of brand and domain name protection. His IP experience also includes drafting and negotiating agreements and licenses, preparing written opinions of counsel, and providing general IP counseling to clients, including counseling on patent, copyright, trade secret, brand management and other trademark matters.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a 2016 Diversity & Inclusion Champion by The New York City Bar Association
  • Listed as a "2015 Attorney At The Top," by The Network Journal
  • Designated a 2014 Counsel of Urban Professionals (CUP) Catalysts: Change Agent - Law

Professional Leadership

  • Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program, Board Member
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow, 2014
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Board of Directors 
  • Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS), Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Intellectual Property Committee
  • Intellectual Property Owner's Association
  • Federal Bar Counsel
  • New York State Bar Association
  • City Bar Fund Board of the New York City Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Advisory Committee

Community Involvement

  • Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS), Board of Directors

Related Employment

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP, New York, NY, Partner
  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • U.S. Army Reserves, 1991 - 2003
  • U.S. Army, Attack Helicopter Platoon Leader, 1988 - 1991

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • United States Military Academy, West Point, B.S., Physics; Nuclear Engineering, 1988