Polsinelli PC

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for A strong team that acts for clients across industries such as pharmaceutical, technology and bioscience in a range of IP matters. They provide clients experience in areas such as patent prosecution, litigation and trademark strategy.

Strengths According to one client: "The team works very effectively together and makes it seamless for me."

Sources report: "The entire Polsinelli team is impressive. They have particular strength in big picture strategies."

Another interviewee claims: "The IP legal work the team does for us requires a talented, cohesive team to properly execute and they do this very well."

Work highlights Acted for UltraThera Technologies in defense of patent infringement claims brought by competitor Brain Surgeries Institute following the collapse of a corporate sale. The plaintiff ultimately withdrew the complaint without any settlement.

Notable practitioners

John Posthumus is a highly regarded patent law practitioner who provides clients with expertise in counseling and litigation, most notably with respect to the technology sector. Market sources report: "He's a top-notch person and lawyer, a very level-headed and wise counselor."

Timothy Worrall is noted for his expertise in chemical patents, advising clients in connection with strategic portfolio development. Sources consider him to be "extremely professional and responsive."