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Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik LLP

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 3IllinoisUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique firm much admired for its artful representation of generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in complex ANDA litigation. Other areas of strength include freedom-to-operate searches and licensing and collaboration agreements. Increasing bench strength sees it offer wider expertise beyond its traditional generics client base, bolstering its handling of brand mandates.

Strengths

"Their level of preparation is top-notch and this is ultimately borne out in their results," one source comments.

Work highlights

Represented Lupin Pharmaceuticals in a patent infringement case brought by ViiV Healthcare alleging infringement of an Orange Book patent.

Notable practitioners

William Rakoczy is a strong lawyer in the pharmaceuticals sector who frequently handles patent litigation involving generic drugs. He is also noted for his appellate practice.
"He is an excellent hands-on trial attorney." "He is a stellar trial lawyer who is very smart, really good in court and has a lot of experience."

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Intellectual Property


William A Rakoczy
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