WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 16, 2007) — McDermott Will & Emery’s Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department has been recognized as a leading patent litigation firm by IP Law360. According to its recently published survey, IP Law360 has identified McDermott as one of the most frequently hired patent litigation firms in the United States.
The survey ranked firms based on the number of new patent cases filed between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2006, as identified by the U.S. district court and circuit court dockets. The survey did not include International Trade Commission cases.
McDermott's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department includes more than 215 lawyers and patent agents. We are recognized for our trial and appellate experience, and are ranked as one of the strongest IP litigation firms for both plaintiffs and defendants. Our approach to client counseling combines our technical backgrounds and practical experience with our legal knowledge and business acumen. More than 150 members of our team hold technical and/or scientific degrees; 95 are patent bar members. We represent the interests of a broad range of clients, including companies in high technology such as semiconductors, biotechnology, software, electronics, chemical and pharmaceutical, as well as businesses in more traditional services, consumer products and manufacturing-related industries.
IP Law360, a newswire for IP professionals, covers developing stories in litigation, law and policy. With more than 1,500 stories published annually, the wire covers stories from across the globe, in every jurisdiction, and in every major industry.