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Perkins Coie LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Highly sophisticated IP group with particular strength in the courtroom handling a variety of complex patent disputes. Known for its strengths in dealing with matters pertaining to the biotechnology, life sciences and electronics fields. Also noted for its post-grant practice.

Strengths

One source commends the team as a "fantastic group of people," adding that they "engage in decent billing practices," before concluding: "I couldn’t be more happy with their service."

Work highlights

Represented the Carnegie Institute and M7D in patent infringement action against competitors in relation to diamonds grown using chemical vapor deposition.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Hanewicz is experienced handling a range intellectual property matters including patent infringement and enforcement disputes. He acts for a number of clients in the life sciences and software industry sectors.
"He is a really smart guy and a realist."

David Anstaett operates a respected patent litigation practice with noted activity handling medical and pharmaceutical matters.
"He is a very solid, hard-working lawyer with excellent judgment and skills." "David has emerged as a fantastic trial attorney."

John Skilton possesses a wealth of intellectual property litigation experience. He is best recognized for his patent disputes work and continues to place his knowledge at the disposal of the firm's clients.

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Overview

Perkins Coie’s IP practice includes more than 250 lawyers focused on IP litigation, post-grant proceedings, patent and trademark prosecution, strategic portfolio counseling, technology licensing, copyrights, and trade secret and unfair competition counseling. Its clients include companies in all technologies and industries around the world. The IP practice has extensive experience litigating patent and trademark infringement actions, internet disputes, trade secret, and gray market and anti-counterfeiting claims for companies in the online, biotechnology, medical products and electronics industries. More than 175 of Perkins Coie’s attorneys have degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and life sciences-related fields. Perkins Coie’s clients benefit from its interdisciplinary approach to matters, which combines extensive legal and technical experience with strong corporate and litigation resources in a leading technology law firm. Perkins Coie’s Wisconsin IP attorneys regularly act as lead trial counsel for our client’s significant intellectual property litigation matters, often against direct competitors. Our IP team collectively has tried more than 20 patent infringement cases to verdict or judgment.

Intellectual Property

Perkins Coie LLP

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Location

1 East Main Street

Suite 201

Madison

Wisconsin

USA

WI 53703-5118

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Wisconsin

Intellectual Property


Christopher G Hanewicz
Band 2
John S Skilton
Senior Statespeople

Intellectual Property: Litigation


Christopher G Hanewicz
Band 2
David L Anstaett
Band 2
John S Skilton
Senior Statespeople