WilmerHale and several of its partners are ranked in IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals. This is the sixth edition of the guide, which identifies the top patent professionals and firms that are deemed outstanding in this pivotal area of practice.
WilmerHale is ranked as a leading firm for litigation in the United States, as well as a leading firm for litigation in the individual state categories of California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New York and Washington DC. The firm was also recommended in Massachusetts for its transaction practice.
Meanwhile, the WilmerHale lawyers who are honored in this year's guidebook are outlined below, listed by region and alongside their designated area of recognition.
United States – National
Dave Cavanaugh – Post-Grant Proceedings
Bill Lee – International Trade Commission; Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nina Tallon – International Trade Commission
Seth Waxman – Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Dave Cavanaugh – Prosecution; Transactions
Tara Elliott – Litigation
Bill McElwain – Litigation
Nina Tallon – Litigation
Seth Waxman – Litigation
Peter Dichiara – Litigation
Jeff Johnson – Transactions
Bill Lee – Litigation
Mark Matuschak – Litigation
Lisa Pirozzolo – Litigation
Colleen Superko – Prosecution
Cynthia Vreeland – Litigation
Ben Fernandez – Prosecution
Natalie Hanlon Leh – Litigation
Mindy Sooter – Litigation
Jason Kipnis – Prosecution
Mark Selwyn – Litigation
Bob Gunther – Litigation
Those honored were selected based on a five-month research period that involved more than 1,800 interviews with attorneys, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. Learn more about IAM's methodology.