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Managing IP North America awards 2016 – shortlists

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Shortlists for this year’s Managing IP North America awards have been announced. The outstanding firms and individuals in US and Canadian intellectual property will be announced during a dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington DC on March 17

North America awards

The shortlists for Managing IP’s North America Awards 2016 are out. They reveal the nominees for best national US and Canadian firms, US regional firms and outstanding IP litigators.

Awards will also be presented to recognise in-house teams, outstanding individuals, and milestone cases of the year.

The North America Awards will be held on March 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington DC.

For more information on attending the awards, contact Alissa Rozen on +1 212 224 3673 or arozen@euromoneyny.com

Shortlists for Managing IP’s Global Awards were published last week, and can be viewed here

See the list of winners and photos from previous awards on our dedicated page.




US AWARDS

National

Copyright

Debevoise & Plimpton

Durie Tangri

Fross Zelnick

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Kirkland & Ellis

Jenner & Block

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe




Firm to Watch

Beck Bismonte & Finley

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Chen Malin

McNeill Baur

Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe

 


International Trade Commission

Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg

Alston & Bird

Covington & Burling

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Foster Murphy Altman & Nickel

Kirkland & Ellis

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

 


Life Sciences IP Litigation

Goodwin Procter

Jones Day

Paul Hastings

Sidley Austin

Williams & Connolly

WilmerHale

Winston & Strawn

 


Patent Contentious

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Irell & Manella

Kirkland & Ellis

McKool Smith

Morrison & Foerster

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

WilmerHale

Winston & Strawn

 


Patent Prosecution

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Haynes & Boone

Knobbe Martens

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

 


Plaintiff IP

Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi Mensing

Desmarais

McKool Smith

Robins Kaplan

Susman Godfrey

 


PTAB

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Haynes & Boone

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Paul Hastings

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

WilmerHale

 


Specialty IP Firm

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Knobbe Martens

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

 


Trademark Contentious

Debevoise & Plimpton

Kelly IP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Kirkland & Ellis

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

Pirkey Barber

Sheppard Mullin

 


Trademark Prosecution

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Brooks Kushman

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Holland & Hart

Kelly IP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

McDermott Will & Emery




Regional

Copyright East

Arnold & Porter

Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Debevoise & Plimpton

Fross Zelnick

Jenner & Block

Kirkland & Ellis

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Weil Gotshal & Manges

Winston & Strawn




Copyright West

Durie Tangri

Fenwick & West

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

King & Spalding

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Sheppard Mullin




Patent Contentious Midwest

Brooks Kushman

Erise IP

Husch Blackwell

Jenner & Block

Jones Day

Kirkland & Ellis

Sidley Austin

Winston & Strawn

 


Patent Contentious Northeast

Covington & Burling

Desmarais

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Kirkland & Ellis

Paul Hastings

Ropes & Gray

Williams & Connolly

WilmerHale

 


Patent Contentious South

Alston & Bird

Baker Botts

Fish & Richardson

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

McKool Smith

Norton Rose Fulbright

Susman Godfrey

Vinson & Elkins




Patent Contentious West

Cooley

Durie Tangri

Fish & Richardson

Irell & Manella

Knobbe Martens

Latham & Watkins

Morrison & Foerster

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan




Patent Prosecution Midwest

Banner & Witcoff

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Harness Dickey & Pierce

Leydig Voit & Mayer

Marshall Gerstein & Borun

McDermott Will & Emery

Merchant & Gould

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner




Patent Prosecution Northeast

Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

Bookoff McAndrews

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fish & Richardson

Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Foley & Lardner

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Sughrue Mion

 


Patent Prosecution South

Andrews Kurth

Baker Botts

Bracewell & Giuliani

Conley Rose

Haynes & Boone

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Norton Rose Fulbright

 


Patent Prosecution West

Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman

Fenwick & West

Fish & Richardson

Knobbe Martens

McDermott Will & Emery

Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg

Perkins Coie

 


Trademark Contentious Midwest

Banner & Witcoff

Barnes & Thornburg

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Jones Day

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

 


Trademark Contentious Northeast

Debevoise & Plimpton

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Kelly IP

Kenyon & Kenyon

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Kirkland & Ellis

 


Trademark Contentious South

Haynes & Boone

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

King & Spalding

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pirkey Barber

Smith Gambrell & Russell




Trademark Contentious West

Cooley

Fenwick & West

Holland & Hart

K&L Gates

Knobbe Martens

Perkins Coie

Sheppard Mullin




Trademark Prosecution Midwest

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Brooks Kushman

Dorsey & Whitney

Leydig Voit & Mayer

McDermott Will & Emery

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson




Trademark Prosecution Northeast

Arent Fox

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Cowan Liebowitz & Latman

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Kelly IP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton




Trademark Prosecution South

Bracewell & Giuliani

Haynes & Boone

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pirkey Barber

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan




Trademark Prosecution West

Cooley

Fenwick & West

Holland & Hart

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Knobbe Martens

McDermott Will & Emery

Perkins Coie




Outstanding IP Litigator Awards

California

Annette Hurst, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Carlo Van den Bosch, Sheppard Mullin

Charles Verhoeven, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Joseph Gratz, Durie Tangri

Karen Boyd, Turner Boyd

Kenneth Steinthal, King & Spalding

Lisa Kobialka, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Morgan Chu, Irell & Manella

Rich de Bodo, Morgan Lewis & Bockius




Colorado

David Sipiora, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Donald Degnan, Holland & Hart

John Posthumus, Sheridan Ross

Jon Trembath, Lathrop & Gage

Michael Dulin, Polsinelli

Natalie Hanlon-Leh, WilmerHale


 

Delaware

David Moore, Potter Anderson & Corroon

Douglas McCann, Fish & Richardson

Francis DiGiovanni, Drinker Biddle & Reath

Jack Blumenfeld, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell

Karen Jacobs, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell

 


District of Columbia

Adam Perlman, Williams & Connolly

Ahmed Davis, Fish & Richardson

Brian O'Shaughnessy, RatnerPrestia

David Kelly, Kelly IP

Douglas (Chip) Rettew, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Matthew Wolf, Arnold & Porter

Max Grant, Latham & Watkins

Shannon Bloodworth, Perkins Coie

 


Georgia

Holmes Hawkins, King & Spalding

Jeffrey Toney, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman

Mitch Stockwell, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

William Brewster, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Woody Jameson, Duane Morris

 


Illinois

Brad Lyerla, Jenner & Block

Constantine Trela, Sidley Austin

George Lombardi, Winston & Strawn

Meredith Martin Addy, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Michael Brody, Winston & Strawn

R David Donoghue, Holland & Knight

Russell Levine, Kirkland & Ellis




Massachusetts

Barbara Fiacco, Foley Hoag

Bill Lee, WilmerHale

Daryl Wiesen, Goodwin Procter

Eric Marandett, Choate Hall & Stewart

Frank Scherkenbach, Fish & Richardson

Sarah Columbia, McDermott Will & Emery

Steven Bauer, Proskauer Rose




Michigan

Frank Angileri, Brooks Kushman

Glenn Forbis, Harness Dickey & Pierce

J Michael Huget, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

John Artz, Dickinson Wright

Mark Cantor, Brooks Kushman

 


Minnesota

Chris Larus, Robins Kaplan

J Derek Vandenburgh, Carlson Caspers

Jake Holdreith, Robins Kaplan

Jonathan Singer, Fish & Richardson

Kenneth Levitt, Dorsey & Whitney

Stephen Baird, Winthrop & Weinstine




New York

Andrew Bart, Jenner & Block

Bradford Badke, Ropes & Gray

Dimitrios Drivas, White & Case

Dominick Conde, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

Greg Arovas, Kirkland & Ellis

John Desmarais, Desmarais

Michael Elkin, Winston & Strawn

R Bruce Rich, Weil Gotshal & Manges

 


Pennsylvania

Dale Heist, BakerHostetler

Dianne Elderkin, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Martin Black, Dechert

Patrick McElhinny, K&L Gates




Texas

Bruce Sostek, Thompson & Knight

David McCombs, Haynes & Boone

Jason Cook, McGuire Woods

Li Chen, Chen Malin

Steve Meleen, Pirkey Barber

Theodore Stevenson, McKool Smith

Wasif Qureshi, Fish & Richardson

 


Virginia

Charles Lipsey, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Erika Arner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Erin Dunston, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Jack Barufka, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

James Heintz, DLA Piper

Scott McKeown, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

 


Washington

David Tellekson, Fenwick & West

Kevin Costanza, Seed IP

Nagendra Setty, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Stuart Dunwoody, Davis Wright Tremaine

William Rava, Perkins Coie

 


PTAB

David Cavanaugh, WilmerHale

David McCombs, Haynes & Boone

Eldora Ellison, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Erika Arner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings

Scott McKeown, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Steven Baughman, Ropes & Gray




CANADA AWARDS

Copyright

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Cassels Brock & Blackwell

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

McCarthy Tétrault

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt 




Patent Contentious

Aitken Klee

Dimock Stratton

Goodmans

Gowling WLG

McCarthy Tétrault

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh




Patent Prosecution

Bereskin & Parr

Borden Ladner Gervais

Gowling WLG

Norton Rose Fulbright

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt 




Trademark Contentious

Bereskin & Parr

Dimock Stratton

Gowling WLG

McCarthy Tétrault

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh




Trademark Prosecution

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Borden Ladner Gervais

Dimock Stratton

Gowling WLG




Specialty IP Firm

Aitken Klee

Bereskin & Parr

Dimock Stratton

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh




Outstanding Canada IP Practitioner

Casey Chisick, Cassels Brock & Blackwell

David Aitken, Aitken Klee

Dominique Hussey, Bennett Jones

Martin Kratz, Bennett Jones

Robert MacFarlane, Bereskin & Parr

Tracy Corneau, Borden Ladner Gervais

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