Garrard R Beeney

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Gold - Individuals: litigation

Highly recommended - Individuals: transactions

Steadfast in its commitment to quality and obtaining the best possible outcomes for its clientele, Sullivan & Cromwell is the first port of call for some of the world’s most innovative companies, thanks to its work on the leading edge of technology transactions and its glittering track record in closing highly complex deals. The names to note in New York are Garrard Beeney, Dustin Guzior, Mehdi Ansari and John Evangelakos. Beeney and Guzior are both co-chairs of the IP and technology litigation group and work closely together on a number of key cases. In the past year, the pair secured a unanimous verdict on behalf of Columbia University, following a two-week jury trial. They are also currently representing the Ocado Group in multiple patent and anti-trust litigations. Ansari is the IP and technology transactions co-chair, having been promoted to this role in 2022. He has a diverse set of patrons that range from healthcare companies to financial organisations. Evangelakos works on a variety of IP- related transactions. He is currently advising BlackBerry regarding its patent sale agreement with Catapult IP Innovations.

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