Preston K. Ratliff II is Chair of the Firm’s Litigation practice in New York. Mr. Ratliff focuses his practice on complex, high-stakes patent litigation with an emphasis on the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical, agricultural, and renewable fuel sectors. He has successfully represented major and emerging companies both pre-trial and at trial. Mr. Ratliff has extensive experience counseling clients with respect to their intellectual property portfolios and evaluating strategic licensing opportunities.
AWARDS AND EXEMPLARY REPRESENTATIONS
Paul Hastings Wins Hatch-Waxman Litigation Firm of the Year at LMG Life Sciences Awards
September 13, 2018
Paul Hastings Recognized in 2018 Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
June 18, 2018
Paul Hastings Recognized in 2018 IAM Patent 1000 For Superb Track Record in Patent Litigation
June 15, 2018
Paul Hastings Recognized For Pristine Patent Litigation Track Record in 2017 IAM Patent 1000
August 08, 2017
Federal Circuit Speaks on Patent Eligibility of Method-of-Treatment Claims: Key Takeaways from the Vanda v. West-Ward Decision
April 16, 2018
Federal Circuit Provides Additional Guidance for Induced Infringement in Hatch-Waxman Cases
November 13, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Venue Under the Patent Statute in TC Heartland
May 23, 2017
Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: Paul Hastings' Preston Ratliff
February 10, 2015
Intellectual Property Concerns (Part I)
May 17, 2013
New Jersey District Court Holds That a Claim for Infringement Under 35 U.S.C. § 271(e)(2) May be Stated Without a Paragraph IV Certification
February 21, 2013
Federal Circuit Vacates Injunction Against Generic Drug Manufacturer, Determining That A Settlement Agreement Term Is Ambiguous
December 29, 2010
FDA Revokes Final ANDA Approval, Determining That a Preliminary Injunction Extends the 30 Month Stay
September 22, 2010
Will Inequitable Conduct Finally Be Reformed?
July 06, 2010
The Federal Circuit to Address the Inequitable Conduct Doctrine En Banc for the First Time in Over 20 Years
April 27, 2010
A Generic Drug Manufacturers Prior Voluntary and Persistent Participation as a Litigant in Delaware is No Guarantee of Jurisdiction
February 24, 2010
Exergen: Putting a Crimp on Inequitable Conduct?
December 02, 2009
Paul Hastings IP Practice Honored in IAM Patent 1000
Intellectual Asset Management highlighted Paul Hastings' IP practice in IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals. The guide ranked the firm's practices Nationwide as well as in New York and Washington, DC.
Paul Hastings partners were ranked in California: Yar Chaikovsky; New York: Joseph O'Malley; Gerald Flattmann; Preston Ratliff; Bruce Wexler; Samuel Waxman; Washington DC: Naveen Modi; Blair Jacobs; Joseph Palys; and Allan Soobert; and in Japan: Hiroyuki Hagiwara.
Paul Hastings attorneys were also recognized in IAM's Nationwide tables: Yar Chaikovsky and Blair Jacobs were recommended for International Trade Commission litigation; Jacobs was recommended for his experience in Federal Circuit appellate litigation; and Naveen Modi and Joseph Palys were both recognized for their strength in post-grant proceedings.
Preston Ratliff was also noted in the IAM Strategy 300, which recognizes individuals for their work in protecting intellectual property as a key business asset.
Paul Hastings IP Practice Honored in 2016 IAM Patent 1000
Intellectual Asset Management highlighted Paul Hastings' IP practice in its IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016. The guide ranked the firm’s Nationwide, New York, Washington, D.C., and Georgia IP practices; and partners Yar Chaikovsky, Gerald Flattmann, Blair Jacobs, Robin McGrath, Naveen Modi, Joseph O'Malley, Joseph Palys, Preston Ratliff, Samuel Waxman, and Bruce Wexler were recognized as leading lawyers.
May 27, 2016
Paul Hastings IP Practice Honored in 2015 IAM Patent 1000
Intellectual Asset Management highlighted Paul Hastings' IP practice in its IAM
Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2015. The guide ranked the firm’s Nationwide, New York, and Washington, D.C. IP practices; and partners Yar Chaikovsky, Gerald Flattmann, Blair Jacobs, Naveen Modi, Joseph O'Malley, Steven Park, Jeff Randall, Preston Ratliff, Allan Soobert, and Bruce Wexler were recognized as leading lawyers.
June 17, 2015
Legal Media Group's 2013 LMG Life Science Awards
The firm was nominated as a 2013 LMG Life Science nominee in the “Litigation Team of the Year” and “(General) Patent Litigation: Firm of the Year” categories.
August 12, 2013
Law360, Rising Stars 2012
Partner Preston Ratliff was named one of the Law360's five Rising Stars for 2012 in the Intellectual Property field.
April 06, 2012
Intellectual Property Magazine
Intellectual Property Magazine recognized Paul Hastings' IP Pharmaceutical Team as the Pharmaceutical Team of the Year.
November 30, 2010