Les Bookoff

IAM Research

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Highly recommended - Individuals: prosecution

“Bookoff McAndrews is an excellent firm to work with. Its practitioners are consistently responsive, timely, cost effective, meticulous and knowledgeable in technical areas. Everyone at the group is exceptional, great to communicate with, client focused and friendly. They can handle the most important and complex patent work.” Giving the set its name are Les Bookoff and Roland McAndrews, who also garner excellent reviews. “Les is superior to other patent lawyers. He provides excellent advice, strategic guidance and work product. Les is extremely diligent, collaborative and has the capacity to rapidly and accurately capture the concepts that his clients are looking to patent and then combine everything into a highly coherent approach.” “Roland is reliable, flexible, collaborative and produces high-quality results. He is friendly, engaging, positive and meticulous in his work.” Also receiving high praise is Jessica Winchester. “Jessica is absolutely excellent to work with. She is reliable, personable, communicative, and manages the work meticulously. Jessica is flexible in meeting her clients’ goals and requests, even if they change over the course of the business year or even during the drafting of a single patent application.” Next up are Christopher Agrawal, Kirsten Johnson and Dinesh Melwani. Agrawal serves as managing partner and provides prosecution and strategy advice to companies including Worldpay, Honeywell and Paige AI. Johnson is a physical chemistry PhD and is a key contact for Boston Scientific for both prosecution and transactional support. Melwani is a top strategist who is entrusted by Regeneron to handle prosecution matters and to execute complex commercial agreements. New to the guide in 2023 are Jameson Ma and Elizabeth Shah, who both play a key role in the Regeneron instructions. Ma offers commercially focused advice to his patrons and has a deep understanding of the technology that he works with. Shah spent time working in-house at three medical device companies and leverages this experience to create and implement tailored strategies for clients that meet their business goals.

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