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Responsible for thousands of pending US and foreign patent applications and issued patents, Andrus “delivers superb quality for a reasonable price” to a bevy of longstanding clients. Its technically proficient attorneys – several whom have served stints in-house – benefit from stellar prosecution-side leadership from Joseph Kuborn, who has long represented General Electric (GE) in connection with US patent matters, particularly in the biomedical domain. Consistently keeping GE and many other innovators up to date on file status and costs, he’s an excellent communicator who always puts clients first. Colleague Peter Holsen runs point for Brunswick Corporation – a company that Andrus has represented since 1944: “Peter is incredibly service minded and polite, and has an outstanding ability to understand extremely complicated technology.” Also recommended is Benjamin Imhoff, whose hit rate for the likes of American Orthodontics is impressive. The mid-sized outfit packs a punch in litigation too, with accomplished lawyers such as Aaron Olejniczak and Christopher Liro on deck. Olejniczak, who leads the contentious line-up, has ample experience advocating across the IP spectrum and invariably strikes the right notes in court, before administrative law bodies and in alternative dispute resolution forums. Liro shines when it comes to civil procedure.