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WilmerHale

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 3UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Formidable IP practice focusing on patent litigation. Particularly adept at handling patent infringement disputes concerning standard-essential patents and FRAND licensing. Frequently represents telecommunication, engineering and medical device companies in litigation spanning multiple jurisdictions.

Strengths

A source says: "They are very diligent and thoughtful with regard to tactics."

Notable practitioners

Justin Watts has an extensive client base in the hi-tech sector for which he handles complex and critical litigation regarding patents. He also has experience leading on trade mark disputes.
"He is is extremely experienced and has enormous knowledge of patent law." "A creative litigator and knowledgeable in this field."

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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Justin Watts
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