NEW YORK (February 13, 2007) — The Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department of McDermott Will & Emery has been nominated by Chambers USA for its 2007 Chambers Awards for Excellence. McDermott is one of nine finalists in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation. The winner will be announced on Thursday, June 14, 2007, at the Chambers Awards Dinner in New York City.
"It is a honor to be recognized by Chambers as a result of numerous interviews they have conducted with our clients and peers. This is a rewarding recognition which makes us proud of our work, the service we are providing and the success we are achieving," commented Ray Lupo, head of the Firm's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department.
McDermott's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department provides legal services relating to every aspect of intellectual property law and plays a significant role in developing and defending intellectual property rights in virtually every major industry. With more than 215 lawyers and patent agents, McDermott offers one of the largest concentrations of patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation services worldwide. More than 150 members of our team hold scientific and/or technical degrees, and more than 95 are registered with the United States Patent & Trademark Office.