Dennis Hopkins is a partner in the Patent Litigation and Commercial Litigation practices of Perkins Coie LLP.  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.

Prior to joining Perkins Coie LLP, Dennis was a Partner at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.  At Chadbourne, his practice consisted of Intellectual Property litigation.

Dennis earned a B.S. in Physics and Nuclear Engineering in 1988 from the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) and a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law in 1998.

Dennis is a Board Member of the New York City Bar Fund Board, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (“PALS”). He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York.