Paul Hastings Intellectual Property Practice Continues Leadership in PTAB Filings
February 09, 2017
Firm’s Patent Office Practice Leads General Practice Firms in PTAB Filings
New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm’s Patent Office practice is once again a leader in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) filings among general practice firms, finishing in the top 10 for the second consecutive year. Over the last two years combined, Paul Hastings’ Patent Office practice has handled the most PTAB filings of any general practice firm.
According to Docket Navigator, the firm’s 53 proceedings in 2016 are tied for 8th among general practice firms, with Naveen Modi, head of the firm’s Patent Office practice, again a leader in individual filings, finishing the year with the second most individual filings among general practice firm attorneys. Since 2015, Naveen ranks number one in individual filings. Joseph Palys also continues to be one of the top attorneys at the PTAB.
Paul Hastings’ Patent Office practice draws on a deep knowledge of patent law and wide-ranging intellectual property dispute resolution experience to successfully represent our clients in PTAB proceedings. In 2016, the Patent Office practice had several wins for clients including Samsung, Merck, and CoreLogic.
The Intellectual Property practice at Paul Hastings is recognized by Chambers, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, and LMG Life Sciences, and our leading IP litigators received numerous accolades in 2016, including:
The Financial Times commended Gerald Flattmann in its North America Innovative Lawyers 2016 report in the “Innovation in unlocking and delivering value” category for defeating two landmark inter partes review challenges on behalf of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.
Bruce Wexler was named American Lawyer’s Transatlantic Lawyer of the Year: Intellectual Property.
Naveen Modi was named Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year - PTAB by Managing Intellectual Property
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