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Managing IP – North America awards shortlist revealed



Michael Loney, New York


Managing IP has announced this year’s nominees for its North America Awards, now in their eighth year. The winners will be revealed at an awards dinner in Washington, DC, on March 18

Awards will be presented in national, regional and state categories for the United States and national only for Canada.

The winners will be announced at Managing IP's 8th annual North America Awards Ceremony, taking place at The Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on March 18 2015.

Please contact Alissa Rozen at arozen@euromoneyny.com or 212-224-3673 to reserve your table or individual seats.

US NATIONAL AWARDS


Patent prosecution

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Fenwick & West

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Knobbe Martens

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox



Patent contentious

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Jones Day

Kirkland & Ellis

McKool Smith

Morrison & Foerster

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

WilmerHale

Winston & Strawn



Trade mark prosecution

Arent Fox

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Fenwick & West

Foley & Lardner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

K&L Gates

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton



Trade mark contentious

Cooley

Debevoise & Plimpton

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Kirkland & Ellis

Pirkey Barber



Copyright

Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Debevoise & Plimpton

Durie Tangri

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Jenner & Block

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Weil Gotshal & Manges



Plaintiff IP

Desmarais

McKool Smith

Niro Haller & Niro

Robins Kaplan

Susman Godfrey



Specialty IP

Desmarais

Durie Tangri

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Knobbe Martens

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox



Pharma IP litigation

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Jones Day

Paul Hastings

Sidley Austin

Williams & Connolly

WilmerHale

Winston & Strawn



Life sciences and biotech

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Goodwin Procter

Jones Day

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff

Morrison & Foerster

Ropes & Gray

Sidley Austin



International Trade Commission

Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg

Alston & Bird

Covington & Burling

Fish & Richardson

Kirkland & Ellis

Morrison & Foerster

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

White & Case



PTAB

Cooley

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Haynes & Boone

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox



US REGIONAL AWARDS

 

Patent prosecution northeast

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Foley & Lardner

Kenyon & Kenyon

Oblon McClelland Maier and Neustadt

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Sughrue Mion



Patent prosecution south

Alston & Bird

Baker Botts

Haynes & Boone

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

King & Spalding

Norton Rose Fulbright

Stites & Harbison



Patent prosecution Midwest

Banner & Witcoff

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Foley & Lardner

Harness Dickey & Pierce

Leydig Voit & Mayer

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

McDermott Will & Emery

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner



Patent prosecution west

Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman

Fenwick & West

Fish & Richardson

Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton

Knobbe Martens

McDermott Will & Emery

Perkins Coie



Patent contentious northeast

Covington & Burling

Desmarais

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Jones Day

Paul Hastings

Ropes & Gray

Williams & Connolly

WilmerHale

Winston & Strawn



Patent contentious south

Alston & Bird

Baker Botts

Duane Morris

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

McKool Smith

Norton Rose Fulbright

Susman Godfrey



Patent contentious Midwest

BakerHostetler

Faegre Baker Daniels

Jenner & Block

Jones Day

Kirkland & Ellis

Robins Kaplan

Sidley Austin

Winston & Strawn



Patent contentious West

Cooley

Durie Tangri

Fish & Richardson

Irell & Manella

Knobbe Martens

Morrison & Foerster

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Perkins Coie

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Weil Gotshal & Manges



Trade mark prosecution northeast

Arent Fox

Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Kenyon & Kenyon

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Sughrue Mion



Trade mark prosecution south

Alston & Bird

Baker Botts

Greenberg Traurig

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pirkey Barber



Trade mark prosecution Midwest

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Jones Day

Leydig Voit & Mayer

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

McDermott Will & Emery

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson



Trade mark prosecution west

Cooley

Fenwick & West

Greenberg Traurig

K&L Gates

Knobbe Martens

Perkins Coie



Trade mark contentious northeast

Arent Fox

Debevoise & Plimpton

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Kelly IP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Kirkland & Ellis



Trade mark contentious south

Haynes & Boone

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

King & Spalding

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pirkey Barber

Smith Gambrell & Russell



Trade mark contentious Midwest

Banner & Witcoff

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Jones Day

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Leydig Voit & Mayer

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson



Trade mark contentious west

Cooley

Fenwick & West

K&L Gates

Keker & Van Nest

Knobbe Martens

Perkins Coie



Copyright northeast

Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Debevoise & Plimpton

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Jenner & Block

King & Spalding

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Proskauer Rose

Weil Gotshal & Manges

WilmerHale



Copyright south

Alston & Bird

Arnold & Porter

Duane Morris

Greenberg Traurig

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

King & Spalding



Copyright Midwest

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Jenner & Block

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Kirkland & Ellis

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson



Copyright west

Davis Wright Tremaine

Durie Tangri

Fenwick & West

Greenberg Traurig

Jenner & Block

Loeb & Loeb

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe


 

US STATE AWARDS


California

Juanita Brooks, Fish & Richardson

Roger Cook, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Jeffrey Fisher, Farella Braun + Martel

Annette Hurst, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Michael Jacobs, Morrison & Foerster

Joseph Re, Knobbe Martens

Clem Roberts, Durie Tangri

Jonathan Rotter, Kaye Scholer

Charles Verhoeven, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan



Colorado

James Brogan, Cooley

Thomas Franklin, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Tim Getzoff, Holland & Hart

John Posthumus, Sheridan Ross

Joseph Smith, Barlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott

Greg Tamkin, Dorsey & Whitney



Delaware

Jack Blumenfeld, Morris Nichols

Richard Horwitz, Potter Anderson & Corroon

Douglas McCann, Fish & Richardson

John Shaw, Shaw Keller

Roger Smith, Morris Nichols



Georgia

Holmes Hawkins, King & Spalding

John Haynes, Alston & Bird

Woody Jameson, Duane Morris

Wab Kadaba, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Thad Kodish, Fish & Richardson

Frank Smith, Alston & Bird

Mitchell Stockwell, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton



Illinois

Michael Abernathy, K&L Gates

Ken Adamo, Kirkland & Ellis

Kevin Flowers, Marshall Gerstein & Borun

George Lombardi, Winston & Strawn

Brad Lyerla, Jenner & Block

David Pritikin, Sidley Austin



Massachusetts

Lee Bromberg, McCarter & English

Sarah Columbia, McDermott Will & Emery

J Anthony Downs, Goodwin Procter

Anthony Fitzpatrick, Duane Morris

WIlliam Lee, WilmerHale

Matthew Lowrie, Foley & Lardner

Frank Scherkenbach, Fish & Richardson



Michigan

Frank Angileri, Brooks Kushman

Joseph Coppola, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

Glenn Forbis, Harness Dickey & Pierce

Michael Huget, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

Susan Kornfield, Bodman

Robert Tuttle, Brooks Kushman



New Jersey

Scott Christie, McCarter & English

David DeLorenzi, Gibbons

Charles Lizza, Saul Ewing

Robert Rhoad, Dechert

Barry Schindler, Greenberg Traurig



New York

Mark Abate, Goodwin Procter

John Desmarais, Desmarais

Nicholas Groombridge, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

Richard Mandel, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Robert Perry, King & Spalding

R Bruce Rich, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Joshua Rosenkranz, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe



Ohio

David Cochran, Jones Day

James Liles, Porter Wright

David Mancino, BakerHostetler

Cristina Moser, BakerHostetler

Dave Schmit, Frost Brown Todd

David Shouvlin, Porter Wright


Pennsylvania

Martin Black, Dechert

Dianne Elderkin, Akin Gump

Dale Heist, BakerHostetler

Cynthia Kernick, Reed Smith

Patrick Joseph McElhinny, K&L Gates

David Wolfsohn, Duane Morris



Texas

Bill Barber, Pirkey Barber

Samuel Baxter, McKool Smith

Jane Politz Brandt, Thompson & Knight

Douglas Cawley, McKool Smith

Thomas Melsheimer, Fish & Richardson

Jonathan Suder, Friedman Suder Cooke

Charles Walker, Norton Rose Fulbright

David Weaver, Vinson & Elkins



Virginia

Erika Harmon Arner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Greg Gardella, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Bassam Ibrahim, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Charles Lipsey, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

J Michael Martinez de Andino, Hunton & Williams

Michael Shebelskie, Hunton & Williams

Charles Suh, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner



Washington (state)

Ramsey Al-Salam, Perkins Coie

David Burman, Perkins Coie

Douglas Greenswag, K&L Gates

Paul Meiklejohn, Dorsey & Whitney

Jerry Riedinger, Perkins Coie

David Tellekson, Fenwick & West



Washington, DC

Donald Dunner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

J Michael Jakes, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

David Kiernan, Williams and Connolly

Thomas Mason, Cooley

Michael McKeon, Fish & Richardson

Carter Phillips, Sidley Austin

Seth Waxman, WilmerHale



PTAB

Jamie Beaber, Mayer Brown

Tim Bianchi, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

David Cavanaugh, WilmerHale

Eldora Ellison, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Jeffrey Kushan, Sidley Austin

David McCombs, Haynes & Boone

Scott McKeown, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Mike Rosati, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati



CANADA AWARDS

Patent prosecution

Bereskin & Parr

Borden Ladner Gervais

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

Norton Rose Fulbright

Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh



Patent contentious

Dimock Stratton

Goodmans

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

Norton Rose Fulbright

McCarthy Tétrault

Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh


Trade mark prosecution

Bereskin & Parr

Borden Ladner Gervais

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

Norton Rose Fulbright

Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh


Trade mark contentious

Bereskin & Parr

Dimock Stratton

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh


Copyright

Cassels Brock & Blackwell

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

McCarthy Tétrault

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt


Specialty IP firm

Bereskin & Parr

Dimock Stratton

Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh


Outstanding Canada IP practitioner

Mark Evans, Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh

François Guay, Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh

Robert MacDonald, Gowling Lafleur Henderson

Steven Mason, McCarthy Tétrault

Andrew Reddon, McCarthy Tétrault

Cynthia Rowden, Bereskin & Parr



ADDITONAL AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED

In-house teams of the year

Outstanding individual achievement in IP

Lifetime achievement

Cases of the year

Please contact Alissa Rozen at arozen@euromoneyny.com or 212-224-3673 to reserve your table or individual seats.


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