(John) Russell Emerson

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.

Silver - Individuals: litigation

With skilled litigators, high-level prosecutors and top dealmakers on board, Haynes & Boone covers every base for its diverse set of patrons. The close-knit team seamlessly combine their skills and expertise to deliver a bespoke service that helps customers to achieve their ultimate business objectives. Alan Herda captains the IP department and is accessible and hands on. He crosses technical disciplines with dexterity and benefits clients immensely through his deep knowledge in developing and assessing patent portfolios. Randall Brown has a gift for strategic thinking and has implemented protection strategies that strengthen the position of start-ups and multinational corporations. David O'Brien is well-versed before the PTAB and makes all the right tactical manoeuvres to come out on top in IP rights and covered business method proceedings. David O'Dell and Mark Tidwell are other names to note for high-level prosecution work and bolster the practice with their licensing expertise. “Fantastic transactions attorney” Randall Colson heads up the technology transactions group and has been busy advising Orthofix – a leading medical device company – on its merger with SeaSpine. David McCombs is an exceptionally versatile practitioner who engages in complex litigation, licensing and portfolio development work. He is a trusted partner to social media giant Twitter for whom he regularly handles IP disputes. “Great patent litigator Russell Emerson” is much admired for his courtroom advocacy. He presents with authority and the backing of strong technical expertise. He has been busy enforcing Conformis’s extensive patent portfolio against several infringers across the country.

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