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Silver - Individuals: litigation
Working on the leading-edge of technology and IP law, Ropes & Gray is often called on to handle the most sophisticated and esoteric patent issues. Its attorneys are always in a state of trial readiness and work relentlessly to bring about wins that matter. Talented litigators James Batchelder, James Davis and David Chun have brought in numerous victories in a multitude of forums for Emerson Electric in its long-running international dispute against SIPCO. The team defeated all patents asserted by SIPCO at the ITC and the PTAB, and had the decisions affirmed at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Andrew Thomases leverages decades of experience to execute winning litigation strategies. He has recently been busy representing medical device company Exactech and its subsidiary XpandOrtho, in its multifaceted dispute against Zimmer Biomet Holdings, involving allegations of patent infringement, misappropriation of company trade secrets and unfair competition. Co-head of the IP transactions group, Megan Baca regularly handles high-value groundbreaking IP transactions and licensing deals with exceptional sophistication. She has recently advised Atomwise in connection with its up to $1.2 billion multi-target collaboration with Sanofi.
Recommended - Individuals: International Trade Commission
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