Darius Samerotte focuses his practice on patent litigation matters.

Mr. Samerotte worked as a summer associate for the firm in 2012. During law school, he served as a Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal. He was also a member of the Moot Court Team.

Prior to law school, Mr. Samerotte spent several years working in software and systems engineering. He has expertise in networking, real-time embedded systems, operating systems, compilers, computer architecture, web development, and digital signal processing.

Mr. Samerotte was recognized as a 2017 Northern California “Rising Star” for Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (2013)
    cum laude
  • Cornell University, B.A., Computer Science (2003)

Bar Admissions

  • California (2014)

Who We Are

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San Francisco, CA, 94111
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Darius C. Samerotte

Experience Highlights

Arizona State University v. Seattle Genetics
Summary Judgment Victory for Seattle Genetics in a technology licensing and breach of contract dispute involving a life-saving cancer therapy. After more