Legal Series: Patent Litigation in 2012

Broadcast Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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James R. Myers
Grantland G. Drutchas
Christopher K. Larus


About Ropes & Gray LLP

A global law firm with 1,000 attorneys in 10 offices across three continents, Ropes & Gray LLP is a trusted legal advisor to clients in all stages of development across all sectors of the world economy. Among the top 10 firms with the most national first-tier rankings in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers survey of U.S. law firms, Ropes & Gray offers a range of practices universally recognized for the quality of performance. From mission critical transactions to “bet the company” litigation, Ropes & Gray works collaboratively, assembling flexible, results-oriented teams that address the singularly complex needs of its clients to promote their business success.


About McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (“MBHB”) is a full service patent law firm providing creative, pragmatic business solutions through a variety of intellectual property services, including patent litigation, prosecution, and general client counseling. MBHB provides comprehensive legal services to obtain and enforce their clients’ intellectual property rights, from navigating patent office procedures to litigating complex infringement actions. The Firm prosecutes patent and trademark applications in both the U.S. and abroad, handles intellectual property litigation matters in trial and appellate courts across the country, and counsels clients nationwide and worldwide on the enforcement and defense of their intellectual property rights. MBHB’s attorneys are experienced in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition actions in a number of technological disciplines and product categories including biotechnology, business methods, internet technology, chemical, computing, electrical, mechanical and materials, pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, and telecommunications.


About Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. is a national trial firm. The firm’s clients include numerous Fortune 500 corporations, emerging markets companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals as both plaintiffs and defendants. Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. is frequently engaged in high-stakes, complex litigation with significant bottom-line implications for their clients, and the business lawyers handle complex transactions in a variety of market segments. The firm, which has more than 250 lawyers located in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York and Naples (FL), has regularly received a top ranking for litigation from Chambers USA and was chosen as a “Go-To Law Firm” by Corporate Counsel.