Baker Botts originally opened its Palo Alto office in 2008 to service our clients in the Silicon Valley. The office maintains a broad-based corporate practice, with securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments experience.

Our Palo Alto-based lawyers work with clients in the telecommunications, software, computer and electronics, semiconductor, medical device, pharmaceutical and clean energy industries, to name a few. In addition to a robust and nationally-recognized patent litigation practice, our lawyers provide counsel on a broad array of technology matters, including complex patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark infringement litigation, patent prosecution and portfolio management, technology and software licensing and IP aspects of corporate transactions. Our lawyers represent Fortune 50 companies, small start-ups and individuals on virtually all aspects of IP protection, licensing, monetization, risk analysis and dispute resolution, including litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country.

City Facts


The birthplace of Silicon Valley.


Averages 261 sunny days per year.

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Ranked #6 on Livability Top 100 Best Places to Live 2016.


Residents are highly educated, politically aware and culturally sophisticated.

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Recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technological development.

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31-mile dark fiber ring for ultra-fast Internet access throughout the city.

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Home to Nobel Prize winners, Silicon Valley corporations, venture capital firms, and one of the most renowned universities and medical centers in the world.

Palo Alto

1001 Page Mill Road Building One, Suite 200
Palo Alto, California 94304-1007
United States