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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 2New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Superb patent litigation team well versed in high-value disputes and bet-the-company cases. Possesses a strong bench of litigators with experience in trials across the pharmaceutical, life sciences and consumer technology sectors, offering experience handling Hatch-Waxman litigation and cross-licensing patent disputes.

Strengths

One client comments: "It is a very experienced team and the lawyers very dedicated, hard-working and strategic."

"The team is always prepared," reports a second client, adding: "When you read their briefs and replies, the issues become crystal-clear. They dissect and eliminate the other side's arguments."

A third interviewee says: "They have a very deep bench and a lot of talent - they're particularly good at putting together excellent teams for big cases."

Work highlights

Represented Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals in a consolidated Hatch-Waxman patent litigation involving linaclotide capsules.

Notable practitioners

As cochair of the firm's nationwide IP litigation group, Edward DeFranco offers substantial expertise in handling patent disputes for household name clients, particularly those in the technology sector. He has experience before the federal and district courts, as well as before the ITC.

Raymond Nimrod draws praise for his work advising pharmaceutical and technology sector clients in complex patent trials and related appellate proceedings.
"Raymond is a very skilled lawyer."

Robert Raskopf is noted for his broad IP disputes practice and is frequently called upon by major clients in media and entertainment, sports and fashion to counsel on significant infringement matters.

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New York

Intellectual Property: Patent


Edward DeFranco
Band 4
Raymond N Nimrod
Band 3

Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets


Robert Raskopf
Band 2