McDermott’s Sarah Chapin Columbia Named Among Select Group of the “20 Most Influential Women in Intellectual Property Law”


September 30, 2014 – Sarah Chapin Columbia, head of McDermott Will & Emery’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, has been chosen by Law360 as an “Influential Woman in Intellectual Property Law.” Ms. Columbia’s selection is part of a Law360 series aimed at profiling influential women who have achieved great success in the field of intellectual property law.

Ms. Columbia was chosen as one of only twenty selected for this honor out of almost 150 nominations. As part of her selection, Ms. Columbia will be featured in an upcoming profile highlighting her outstanding achievements.

As a skilled trial attorney, Ms. Columbia has become a recognized leader through numerous high-profile litigation wins. She has handled nine patent trials (five jury and four bench) over the past seven years, and among her successes, Ms. Columbia recently teamed with McDermott Partner, Russell Hayman, to achieve a victory in a complex patent case for client, BlackBerry, in the Middle District of Florida.

Click here to view the complete list of Law360’s “20 Most Influential Women in IP Law.”

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