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Sidley Austin LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Market-leading patent group often relied upon by brand-name pharmaceutical companies involved in Hatch-Waxman cases and global blue-chip companies on patent infringement litigation. Substantial experience acting in USPTO proceedings, handling a number of inter partes and post-grant review hearings. Has had a significant recent presence in major technology patent infringement cases, with noted expertise assisting telecommunications clients in connection with fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory (FRAND) disputes regarding standard-essential patents.

Strengths

A client comments: "The team has impressive attention to detail and grasp of technical issues."

A further source remarks: "It is a truly top-shelf firm."

Work highlights

Secured a complete victory for LONGi Solar Technology and affiliated companies in an ITC patent case involving solar cell passivation technology.

Notable practitioners

Richard Cederoth maintains a highly regarded patent litigation practice, which includes notable experience in acting for major software and electronics companies. He is a fine choice of litigator for complex disputes involving patents concerning telecommunications, video and imaging technologies.
"He is an exceptional lawyer."

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Intellectual Property

Sidley Austin LLP

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Location

One South Dearborn

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60603

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Illinois

Intellectual Property


Richard A Cederoth
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