Perry J. Viscounty

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Perry J. Viscounty

Perry J. Viscounty

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Biography

Perry Viscounty is a nationally recognized trial attorney who handles high-stakes cases for companies ranging from Fortune 100 to emerging companies.

Mr. Viscounty has been recognized as a leading trial lawyer in:

Chambers USA 2016 - Band 1: Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
The Legal 500 US 2016 as a "Leading Lawyer" for Intellectual Property
Chambers USA 2015 – Band 1 (California): Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets. Mr. Viscounty is regarded as "exceptional in his specialist practice area" and he is "always available and highly responsive."
Chambers Global 2015 – Band 2: US Intellectual Property: Trademark Copyright & Trade Secrets
The Legal 500 US 2015 as a "Leading Lawyer" for Intellectual Property - Trademarks and Trade Secrets: Litigation
Daily Journal as among the Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California (multiple years). Named the "Top Plaintiffs' Verdicts by Impact" in 2013 for his US$18.1 million jury verdict for American Chung Nam, one of China's largest paper recyclers.
World Intellectual Property Review 2017 as a "Leader"
The Recorder as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer for "Intellectual Property Law"

Mr. Viscounty is a member of the International Trademark Association and an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property Organization. Mr. Viscounty has been a guest lecturer at USC and UCLA, and has taught numerous seminars regarding effective presentations for jury trials and arbitrations.

Mr. Viscounty's experience includes representation of:

Apple in several litigation matters
America Chung Nam, Inc., the largest exporter of recycled paper in the US, in a three-week trade secret jury trial in Los Angeles resulting in a judgment of US$18.1 million for his client. In its annual Top Verdicts of 2013 feature, the Daily Journal selected this case as a “Top Plaintiffs’ Verdicts by Impact” in California
Buzz Off Insect Shield in a five-week jury trial in North Carolina successfully defending against trademark infringement, false advertising and unfair trade practices claims (S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. v. Buzz Off Insect Shield, LLC et.al.)
The Waterfront Hilton Hotel in a four month trial in Orange County, California
Adobe against trademark and trade dress infringement, dilution, false designation of origin, copyright infringement and unfair competition claims
Allergan in a trademark infringement, unfair competition and false advertising case regarding Botox
GE in several lawsuits and arbitrations in the US and various other countries
One of the world's largest automobile makers in a global intellectual property dispute

Additional representative clients include Paula Abdul, Allianz, Bank of America, Boeing, Broadcom, Capital Group Companies, Carlyle Group, Cartier, Chrome Hearts, City of Hope, Cooper Companies, craigslist, Eddie Bauer, Ecko, Entrepreneur Media, FileNet, Frank Gehry, Fred Segal, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Guthy-Renker, Intel, Intuity Medical, JP Morgan, Lyft, Mattel, Mikasa, Mont Blanc, Mossimo, Nestlé, NHR, Nissan, Oakley, Office Depot, Old Navy, Omicom, Paul Frank, Remedy, Robb Report, Rockwell Collins, Saban Brands, Santa Barbara Polo Club, Schiff Nutrition, Sepracor, Skullcandy, Sony, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, St. John Knits, Symantec, TiVo, Trion Worlds, US Soccer Federation, VeriSign, Veritas, Vizio, Volcom, Wet Seal, Western Digital and Wikia.

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Office Managing Partner, San Francisco at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Deputy General Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Global Chair, Consumer Class Action Practice Group at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Co-Chair, Internet & Digital Media Industry Group at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Global Chair, International Tax Practice at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Co-Chair, Global Capital Markets Practice at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Chair, Litigation & Trial Department at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Education
JD
Class of 1987

The University of Southern California Law School (Gould School of Law), located in Los Angeles, California, is a law school within the University of Southern California. The oldest law school in the Southwestern United States, USC Law had its beginnings in 1896, and was officially established as a school of the university in 1904

BS
Class of 1984

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Memberships
Member
Current

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. The not-for-profit Association was founded in 1878 by 17 merchants and manufacturers who saw a need for an organization “to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights.” Today, more than 6,000 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries make INTA a powerful network of powerful brands. Members of INTA find true value in the Association’s global trademark research, policy development and education and training. Headquartered in New York City, INTA also has offices in Shanghai, Brussels and Washington DC and representatives in Geneva and Mumbai.

Career History
Partner
Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

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Director
Current

Santa Ana Country Club operates as a country club. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, CA.

Political Donations
$250
2011

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$250
2004

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$500
2004

Former Representative from Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District

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Advent International Corp. purchases King Koil (Shanghai) Sleep System Co., Ltd. from True Star Capital

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
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