Shayne O’Reilly is Associate General Counsel for IP Litigation at Facebook, Inc. where he manages domestic and international intellectual property litigation matters. Prior to joining Facebook, Shayne worked for Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP where his practice focused on intellectual property law, with a primary focus on patent litigation, client counseling, technology transactions, due diligence investigations, and contentious inter and ex parte post grant and reissue work. His practice also included advising clients on Internet, privacy, and cybersecurity law including privacy policies, website terms and conditions, and legal audits of relevant practices and procedures. Shayne is a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.