William A Munck

IAM Research

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Silver - Individuals: litigation

Recommended - Individuals: prosecution

“Munck Wilson Mandala is an excellent outfit with wide-ranging capabilities and a strong focus on technology and intellectual property.” Committed to optimising value, creating opportunities and mitigating risk, the firm excels at bringing about the commercial success of its service users. Managing partner and chair of the IP group, “William Munck is an exceptionally well-rounded practitioner who is responsive, cost effective and has significant expertise in the electrical, mechanical and software industries." He has been working closely with the “skilled, on-hand and cost-conscious” David Doyle to prepare and file patent applications on behalf of Raytheon – a major US defence contractor and industrial corporation – and masterfully oversee its global protection strategy. Gregory Howison employs wisdom distilled from four decades at the coalface and an international outlook to serve as a trusted adviser to domestic and international companies seeking robust patent protection and representation in licensing negotiations. IAM Patent 1000 newcomer Neil Ferrari has cultivated a broad skill set encompassing all aspects of patent protection and commercialisation, but particularly excels at drafting patents and seeing them through to successful grant. Co-chair of the patent litigation group, Michael Wilson is regularly enlisted to handle a company’s most business-critical disputes. He has recently been busy defending Galderma Laboratories against alleged patent infringement brought by Truinject. In a huge victory for the client, Wilson and his team successfully transferred the entire case from the plaintiff’s home state of California to the District of Delaware.

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