SILICON VALLEY (April 23, 2012) — Three McDermott Will & Emery partners have been selected by The Daily Journal, California’s largest legal news provider, for its annual rankings of the “Top California IP Attorneys” for 2012.
The McDermott partners included in this year’s edition are prominent patent litigators Terrence P. McMahon and Yar R. Chaikovsky as well as top trademark prosecutor Jorge R. Arciniega. This is the fifth and fourth year in a row, respectively, that Mr. McMahon and Mr. Chaikovsky have been selected for this ranking. Additionally, 2012 is the second consecutive year that Mr. Arciniega has received the honor of being named one of California’s top trademark prosecutors
The Daily Journal’s “Top California IP Attorneys” showcases the state’s top intellectual property litigators and portfolio managers, compiled from hundreds of nominations submitted by lawyers. Finalists are determined by the impact of their work in the intellectual property arena.
With more than 200 lawyers and patent agents around the world, McDermott’s Intellectual Property practice is renowned for its broad trial, appellate, prosecution and transaction experience. Members of the practice hold degrees in a wide variety of technical fields and are uniquely capable of handling intellectual property matters in virtually every technical or scientific discipline. For example, more than 140 members of McDermott’s intellectual property team hold technical and/or scientific degrees and more than 100 are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). McDermott’s Intellectual Property practice includes numerous lawyers with valuable industry experience as well as former USPTO examiners and petition specialists.
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McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Extending our reach to Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.