The 2014 IP Hot List: McDermott Will & Emery


Sarah Chapin Columbia explained McDermott’s success representing BlackBerry in IP litigation against a patent “troll” (one of the cases for which the Firm was chosen as a top IP practitioner last year) that “we viewed it as a business case, and we really called into question the business motivations of the plaintiff. I’m a trial lawyer. I’m not trained as a patent lawyer. Sometimes they get so focused on the patent issues, they lose focus on the story. » Ms Columbia noted that in the first half of 2013 McDermott took four IP cases to trial and all resulted favorably for clients. To view the full article click here.