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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Reputable litigation practice with dedicated IP expertise. Regularly acts on big-ticket patent disputes, drawing on wider trial capabilities as well as notable experience in PTAB proceedings. Practice includes disputes involving issues of patent validity and infringement. Also recognized for its handling of ITC investigations.

Strengths

One impressed client highlights the team's "ability to provide sophisticated and practical advice."

"They are excellent lawyers who know how to accomplish client goals," another source adds.

Work highlights

Acted for Techtronic Industries in a patent validation suit against The Chamberlain Group before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Notable practitioners

Jason White regularly acts for clients in the technology sector, advising on matters such as patent infringement suits.
"Jason is very technically strong on IP issues and is able to explain things simply and understandably. He is very responsive and practical." "He is an excellent attorney with a great work ethic."

Michael Abernathy is well regarded for his expert handling of patent infringement cases in the pharmaceutical sector.
"He is very perceptive, very organized and exceedingly experienced."

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Overview

Morgan Lewis's Chicago IP team has been involved with over 40 cases in the federal district courts, five cases before the ITC, and 26 cases before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in the last year. Our team is successful in securing high-value judgments for plaintiffs as well as achieving successful outcomes for defendants in the US litigation hot spots, including the Northern District of Illinois. Our Chicago team also has a very active Federal Circuit practice, including numerous appeals from PTAB decisions. In the last two years, we have been involved in almost 40 cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Intellectual Property

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Location

77 West Wacker Drive

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60601-5094

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Intellectual Property


Jason White
Band 3
Michael Abernathy
Band 4