LL.M., New York University School of Law
J.D., State University of New York (Buffalo), School of Law
M.S., University of Rochester School of Medicine
M.S. Ed., University of Rochester, Graduate School of Education
B.A., cum laude, University of Rochester
Darius Keyhani is a member and co-founder of M&K, a New York and New Jersey IP boutique law firm, and heads the patent and intellectual property litigation practice in federal courts where Darius exclusively practices.* In Global Law Expert’s Annual Guide to the World’s Top Lawyers, M&K’s IP litigation team has been nominated as the 2014 Global Law Expert IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in New York.
Darius and his team have been successful representing individuals and private and publicly held corporations in all phases of high-stakes and complex litigation from preliminary hearings through trial and settlement negotiations in patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark and unfair competition matters. Over the past decade, Darius has served as lead litigation and trial counsel in over sixty (60) cases in federal district courts throughout the United States and federal appeals courts.
Prior to M&K, Darius was a visiting professor in South Korea where he taught courses in patent and intellectual property law to graduate students including lawyers and examiners at the Korean Intellectual Property Office. Darius was previously affiliated with premier national and international law firms where he focused on patent and intellectual property litigation in federal courts. Darius was the founder and first Editor of the State University of New York’s intellectual property law journal (Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal), now subscribed to by the leading law schools in the country and often cited. Darius’s writings have been published and cited in academic law journals, trade journals and congressional/legislative committee advisory opinions on a variety of intellectual property law, international, and civil procedure issues and he is invited as a speaker, commentator and panelist at international forums on intellectual property law.
*Darius is admitted in the District of Columbia, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Western District of New York, New Jersey District Court, New Jersey, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and is regularly admitted pro hac vice in federal courts throughout the U.S. Darius is not a member of the New York State Bar.