Monte is Senior Counsel in Goodwin Proctor LLP’s Silicon Valley office and is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group. The focus of his practice is on patent and copyright litigation, particularly contexts that involve computer software and hardware, as well as network-related applications. He has represented many hi-tech companies in complex and high-profile patent litigation. Monte is a frequent speaker and writer on cutting-edge IP topics, and regularly contributes to his firm’s appellate and Supreme Court practice. He also provides guidance on complex intellectual property licensing obligations. Prior to joining Goodwin, Monte was Of Counsel at Orrick. He also was associated with firms in Pasadena, CA and Denver, CO. Monte serves as the liaison between the Steering Committees for The Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages and Remedies (WG9), Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10), and Working Group 12 on Trade Secrets (WG12).