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Well versed in all facets of patent practice and in the mechanical, electrical and software arts, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck provides a reassuringly comprehensive offering to technology companies. Deriving strength from its proficiency not just in procuring patent rights, but also in monetising them, the firm makes it its mission to add bottom-line value. Craig Hemenway does this particularly well, which is one of the reasons why household-name companies such as T-Mobile seek him out for wide-ranging patent and licensing matters. Benno Guggenheimer demonstrates his understanding of the business of intellectual property in “delivering actionable advice which is sensitive to clients’ commercial needs”: “Benno has immense technical expertise and is highly efficient. He crafts detailed and accurate patent applications, producing work that inventors love to see. He is insightful, thorough and incredibly practical, and very personable, too.” He is well thought of among Silicon Valley companies, but has an international reputation and serves as primary US patent counsel for Australian software company Atlassian.