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폴 헤이스팅스의 IP 소송 부문, IAM Patent 1000 과 Legal 500 US에서 25명이 선정되며 IP 부문 강자로 인정

2020년 6월 12일

New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm’s Intellectual Property practice has once again been recognized among the top IP teams by both IAM Patent 1000 and the Legal 500 US. These are just the most recent accolades to acknowledge the practice’s position as an IP powerhouse with a strong track record of delivering outstanding results for clients time and again.

“Few, if any, elite trial outfits are as impressive across district courts, the Federal Circuit, the ITC, and the PTAB as Paul Hastings,” according to IAM. In the IAM Patent 1000, Paul Hastings received top-tier Nation-wide rankings in the United States and Japan. In addition, the firm secured a Gold ranking for patent litigation in New York, along with Silver rankings in California and Washington, D.C.

Paul Hastings was also once again featured among the leading firms for intellectual property by Legal 500 US, which praised the firm for its “attention to the client, business focus, [and] outstanding legal expertise.” The firm received top-tier rankings in Patents: Litigation; Trade Secrets; Healthcare: Life Sciences; Patents: ITC; Appellate: Courts of Appeal; and Appellate: Supreme Courts (State and Federal).

In addition to the firm rankings, 25 Paul Hastings lawyers were recognized for their outstanding expertise:

  • Yar Chaikovsky, Global Co-Chair of IP – Nationwide: International Trade Commission; Nationwide: Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; California: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Patents: ITC Litigation; Dispute Resolution: Appellate; Trade Secrets: Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters (Legal 500 US)
  • Bruce Wexler, Global Co-Chair of IP – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Eric Dittmann, Global Vice-Chair of IP – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Naveen Modi, Global Vice-Chair of IP – Nationwide: Post-grant Proceedings; Washington, D.C.: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Dispute Resolution: Appellate (Legal 500 US)
  • Chris Kennerly, Chair of Palo Alto Litigation – California: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Preston Ratliff, Chair of New York Litigation – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Isaac Ashkenazi – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Elizabeth Brann – Patents: Litigation (Legal 500 US)
  • Thomas Counts – California: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Victoria Cundiff – Trade Secrets: Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters – Hall of Fame (Legal 500 US)
  • Hiroyuki Hagiwara – Japan: Litigation; Japan: Transactions (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Blair Jacobs – Nationwide: International Trade Commission; Nationwide: Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Washington, D.C.: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Patents: ITC Litigation (Legal 500 US)
  • Jong Han Kim – South Korea: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Joseph O'Malley – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Christina Ondrick – Patents: Litigation; Patents: ITC Litigation (Legal 500 US)
  • Philip Ou – California: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Patents: ITC Litigation (Legal 500 US)
  • Kyotaro Ozawa – Japan: Litigation; Japan: Transactions (IAM Patent 1000)
  • Joseph Palys – Nationwide: Post-grant Proceedings; Washington, D.C.: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Dispute Resolution: Appellate (Legal 500 US)
  • Jeff Pade – Trade Secrets: Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters (Legal 500 US)
  • Young Park – Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Chad Peterman – New York: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Melanie Rupert – Patents: Litigation; Healthcare: Life Sciences (Legal 500 US)
  • Allan Soobert – Washington, D.C.: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation; Trade Secrets: Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters (Legal 500 US)
  • Robert Unikel – Illinois: Litigation (IAM Patent 1000); Patents: Litigation (Legal 500 US)
  • Samuel Waxman – New York: Transactions (IAM Patent 1000)

The IAM Patent 1000 includes top patent firms and professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The guide is compiled after an extensive research process which includes 1800 interviews conducted with clients and private practice lawyers. Individuals qualify for recognition in the IAM Patent 1000 when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients in the market in which they operate. Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence, and the level of work on which they are typically engaged.

The Legal 500 rankings highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, along with a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.