Kirk Sigmon is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.
Kirk Sigmon works on complex technology matters in Federal and State courts and in International Trade Commission proceedings.
Mr. Sigmon has worked in all stages of litigation, including initial pleadings, discovery, motions practice, and appeal. He has worked with a broad range of technologies, including optoelectronics, data storage and magnetics, network infrastructure, agronomy, cellular communications, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Sigmon has also worked with clients in response to Department of Justice, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations.
Mr. Sigmon also has an extensive pro bono practice. He has represented a Guantanamo Bay detainee in military proceedings, represented plaintiffs in “Motor Voter” voting rights litigation against multiple states, represented victims of sexual violence in U-Visa proceedings, and routinely prepares testamentary documents for indigent senior citizens.
Mr. Sigmon received two B.A.s magna cum laude from Wake Forest University and his J.D. cum laude from Cornell Law School. At Cornell, Mr. Sigmon was the general editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, the chief technologist of the Intellectual Property & Technology Association, and the president of the Business Law Society and the Federalist Society. He was previously a summer associate in the Tokyo office of Morrison & Foerster.
Mr. Sigmon is fluent in conversational Japanese.
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