Alexander Chinoy

IAM Research

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.

Bronze - Individuals: litigation

Major technology companies place their faith in Covington & Burling and dial it up for representation in bet-the-farm patent litigations. Its formidable contentious capabilities come courtesy of luminaries such as American College of Trial Lawyers fellow George Pappas; Kevin Collins, whose broad-ranging IP and commercial litigation practice has taken him through nearly 50 trials; and Richard Rainey, who brings top-level in-house experience to the table. For ITC matters of distinction, Covington is incredibly well equipped, with Sturgis Sobin and Alexander Chinoy both specialists in this vital forum. A preferred choice for life sciences mandates, too, it puts Einar Stole and Christopher Sipes onto the playing field for maximum impact. The firm’s deal practice is just as sophisticated, thanks to the captaincy of John Hurvitz, who also co-chairs the life sciences group; he has brokered deals of just about every variety around the world. Meanwhile, settlement negotiations maestro Stuart Irvin ensures that the transactions and litigation practices are well connected.

Recommended - Individuals: International Trade Commission

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