Thirteen WilmerHale Partners Named as 2013-14 IP Stars by Managing IP

Thirteen WilmerHale Partners Named as 2013-14 IP Stars by Managing IP

Managing IP magazine, a Euromoney Legal Media Group publication, has released its inaugural edition of IP Stars—a guidebook that identifies the leading IP firms and lawyers in the United States. WilmerHale is among the top nationally ranked firms in the guide and is rated highly in multiple states. Additionally, 13 of the firm’s partners earned recognition as "IP stars." WilmerHale and its lawyers were selected based upon the results of a seven-month research process that comprised more than 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners and law firms active in the United States.

The WilmerHale attorneys identified as 2013-2014 “IP Stars” include:

Michael Bevilacqua
Robert Gunther
Joseph Haag
William Lee
William McElwain
Lisa Pirozzolo
James Quarles
Mark Selwyn
Donald Steinberg
Cynthia Vreeland
Seth Waxman
Amy Wigmore
Paul Wolfson

The firm’s national and state rankings are as follows:

United States
Bio Life Sciences – Tier 1
ITC –Tier 1
Patent contentious – Tier 1
Patent prosecution – Tier 4

Patent Contentious – Recommended

District of Columbia
Patent Contentious – Highly Recommended

General Intellectual Property – Highly Recommended

IP Stars’ editorial structure features a combination of detailed national analysis and firm rankings specific to every state (including the District of Columbia). Additionally, the publication lists “IP Stars” in each state jurisdiction, breaking down lawyers’ practices and industry experience. IP Stars researchers reviewed public information and spoke extensively with clients and leading in-house counsel to help inform the content.