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McKool Smith

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 3USAGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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Notable practitioners

Douglas Cawley has longstanding experience representing clients in trials concerning a wide range of IP matters, including in patent infringement disputes. "He has an incredible presence before the jury and he gets results,” notes one interviewee. Another adds: "His courtroom skills and overall demeanour are strong and he understands issues well. He's a very fine trial attorney.”

Mike McKool is recognised for his extensive expertise in patent litigation and routinely acts for clients in the pharmaceutical and retail sectors, among others. "He's client-oriented and he maintains focus on achieving our goals," comments an interviewee, adding: "He's well respected by all, including clients, judges and opposing counsel."

Samuel Baxter maintains a stellar reputation for his handling of patent infringement disputes. He offers particular expertise acting for companies in the technology and automotive sectors. One interviewee comments: "He's the best cross-examiner I have ever seen, and a fantastic trial lawyer."

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Intellectual Property: Patent


Douglas Cawley
Band 2
Mike McKool
Band 2
Samuel Baxter
Band 2