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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Renowned throughout the field for its work on complex patent litigation. Expertise in life sciences litigation and an impressive array of pharmaceutical and medical technology clients. Noted for its work in the burgeoning field of biosimilar and biogeneric litigation. Also adept at representing clients in inter partes and post-grant reviews before the PTAB.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "The team is no-nonsense and to the point in its advice. They focus on the material issues, and position cases for success early on."

A second source adds: "They constantly deliver winning results and are extremely client-friendly."

Work highlights

Represented 3M and Merck in a patent infringement suit brought by AptarGroup and Aptar France, alleging infringement of patents directed toward fluid dispenser systems.

Notable practitioners

Dianne Elderkin maintains an excellent reputation for her representation of clients in IP disputes. She is particularly noted for her work for life sciences and manufacturing companies in complex patent infringement matters.

Steve Maslowski frequently acts for life sciences companies in complex patent infringement matters.
"Steve is an outstanding trial lawyer who understands the underlying business needs in litigation. He is terrific at oral arguments in court and is smart, conscientious and easy to work with."

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Overview

To learn more about Akin Gump’s Intellectual Property capabilities, please visit the Intellectual Property page under the experience section at www.akingump.com.

Intellectual Property

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Location

Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Suite 410

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-7013

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Intellectual Property


Dianne B Elderkin
Band 1
Steve Maslowski
Band 3