ORANGE COUNTY and SILICON VALLEY (May 6, 2013) — 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 75 IP Litigators / Top 25 Portfolio Managers” for 2013.
The McDermott partners included in this year’s edition are prominent patent litigators Terrence P. McMahon and Fabio E. Marino as well as top patent prosecutor, and head of McDermott’s IP Prosecution, Transactions & Strategy Practice Group, Mark Itri. This is the fifth year in a row that Mr. McMahon has been selected for this ranking, and the first for Mr. Marino. Additionally, this is the fifth time that Mr. Itri has received this award and been named one of California’s top patent prosecutors.
The Daily Journal’s annual list of “Top 75 IP Litigators / Top 25 Portfolio Managers” 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 115 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 1,100 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.