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Intellectual Property — Wisconsin


Foley & Lardner LLP - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for A market-leading practice across all aspects of IP law, with significant expertise in USPTO procedures, portfolio management and complex enforcement disputes. Possesses a deep bench of practitioners noted for their strength in spheres such as communications, e-commerce, green energy and life sciences. Enjoys a particularly fine reputation for its work on behalf of manufacturing clients.

Strengths Clients praise the group for its great client service and excellent work product.

Work highlights Represented Douglas Dynamics in its acquisition of Dejana Truck & Utility, handling IP due diligence and transactional support.

Defended Festival Foods against a claim of trademark infringement by Metcalfe.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Gundersen frequently handles IP strategy and due diligence for clients undertaking major M&A transactions. He is particularly experienced in working with consumer and manufacturing groups. His expertise also extends to patent acquisition and enforcement matters.

Mark Kassel has an excellent reputation in the IP field for his broad practice encompassing advisory and contentious work. He is particularly well versed in patent issues in the tech and biotech spaces.

Jeffrey Simmons is experienced in a wide range of IP law, including copyright and trade secrets disputes. He is especially active assisting clients in trademark infringement and enforcement litigation.

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Quarles & Brady LLP - Intellectual Property Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Impressive IP group with a deep bench of specialists covering the breadth of IP law from patent prosecution to trade secrets issues. Has an active presence across various industry sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Strengths One client states: "They are an excellent, client driven team who are deep in our business and understand our needs."

Another source says: "Their breadth of experience in the field makes them an easy firm to engage because there is always someone with the unique skill set you need available."

Work highlights Defended Epic Systems against patent infringement claims brought by an NPE in Eastern Texas.

Sued on behalf of Ultratec regarding alleged infringement by its main competitor of over a dozen patents in captioned telephone services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Notable practitioners

Jean Baker offers a wealth of experience in patent drafting and prosecution as well as other strategic counseling. Clients say: "She has a real strength in seeing the positive aspects of patent office rejections and clearly seeing a path forward - she is also responsive, clear, and always upbeat." She primarily represents clients in the life sciences sector.

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Andrus Intellectual Property Law, LLP - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly respected boutique with a bench of experienced practitioners handling all aspects of IP law. Areas of strength include regional and national patent prosecution, existing asset management and patent infringement litigation. Represents clients across a range of sectors, with a fine track record for its work with engineering firms and life sciences companies.

Strengths Interviewees particularly highlight the firm's client service. One interviewee reports that "despite our long partnership, Andrus never takes that for granted and we are treated like they are still trying to win our business."

Work highlights Represented Douglas Dynamics in two infringement claims between the client and Meyer Products. Both cases were reviewed before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Assisted GE with applications for a number of domestic biomedical technology patents.

Notable practitioners

Aaron Olejniczak is described by clients as "a customer-centric and professional" practitioner. He regularly assists with patent application and prosecution, and is also particularly adept in IP litigation.

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Boyle Fredrickson - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Impressive intellectual property boutique covering the full range of patent, copyright and trademark matters. Known for significant expertise in patent prosecution and licensing, while also remaining a recognized presence in the contentious IP arena.

Notable practitioners

James Boyle has an excellent reputation in the market for his experience with a broad array of patent and trademark cases. He assists with patent prosecution as well as acting in disputes surrounding copyright, patent or trademark infringement.

Andrew McConnell's broad IP practice covers a wide range of copyright, patent and trademark issues from application preparation to licensing. He is best known for his litigation expertise.

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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for A highly regarded presence in the Wisconsin market experienced in both national and international IP matters. Offers proficiency across the spectrum of IP matters including patent and trademark prosecution, business strategy guidance and patent litigation. Has specific experience pertaining to the chemical and biotechnology sectors and the higher education industry. Also noted for its related expertise in advertising, and domain name and internet issues.

Strengths One client says: "They are easy to work with and make a sincere effort to understand our business needs."

Another source adds: "Their client service is top-notch, and their breadth of services mean that I can go to them for almost all of the needs of my company and know they will have someone who can help."

Work highlights Advised Springs Window Fashions with regard to a new product line which led to a competitor accusing Springs of infringing their trade dress and demanding they cease and desist sales.

Assisted Herman Miller with a number of patent and trademark prosecution proceedings and advised on strategy concerning potential infringement of trade dress and design patents.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Margolies represents clients nationwide in high-profile litigation matters. Especially experienced in patent enforcement and infringement matters in the technology sector.

Clients say that Kevin Moran is "very knowledgeable of patent law and of the proceedings related thereto, has excellent communication skills and is generally very easy to work with." He offers expertise in both strategic planning and litigation regarding patents.

Donald Best is an IP litigation specialist. He has a wealth of trial experience across cases concerning patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks. He has assisted clients across the country from a wide variety of industries.

About the Team (content provided by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP)

In today’s rapidly changing market, you need an intellectual property team that will enhance and safeguard your competitive position. Michael Best’s nationally recognized IP practice offers three key advantages: we know your business; we understand your technology; and we have the advocacy skills to help you develop, manage, and protect your intellectual assets.

With more than 140 lawyers and technical professionals — including more than 25 patent engineers, scientists, and registered agents, as well as 30 administrators — our IP Group provides the full range of legal services related to all aspects of IP. We practice on the national and global stages in trademark, patent, and copyright law, including prosecution, portfolio management, licensing, enforcement, clearance, defense, and litigation. We assist clients at all stages of growth, from start-ups to well-established technology and advanced manufacturing companies. 

Many of our lawyers have advanced degrees and business experience in areas like computer science, engineering, chemistry, and biotechnology. A significant number have served as examiners in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, giving us a valuable perspective on patent and trademark issues.

We offer a complete range of services and guidance, including:

  • Patent
  • Trademark
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secret
  • Licensing & Technology Agreements
  • Enforcement, Clearance & Defense
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Higher Education
  • Advertising, Promotions & Sweepstakes Law
  • Rights of Publicity & Privacy

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Perkins Coie LLP - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly sophisticated IP group with particular strength in the courtroom handling a variety of complex patent disputes. Known for its strengths in dealing with matters pertaining to the biotechnology, life sciences and electronics fields. Also noted for its post-grant practice.

Strengths One client says: "The attorneys are very bright, experienced and thoughtful of our needs."

Notable practitioners

John Skilton is heralded by commentators as "a consummate litigator; he is very polished and knows how to handle a piece of litigation as lead lawyer." He extends his substantial trial expertise to clients from a diverse array of industries engaged in patent and licensing disputes.

Christopher Hanewicz is especially well versed in patent infringement disputes arising in technical fields such as life sciences and specialist equipment manufacturing. He is highly active in the local litigation dockets.

About the Team (content provided by Perkins Coie LLP)

Perkins Coie’s IP practice includes more than 250 lawyers focused on IP litigation, post-grant proceedings, patent and trademark prosecution, strategic portfolio counseling, technology licensing, copyrights, and trade secret and unfair competition counseling. Its clients include companies in all technologies and industries around the world. The IP practice has extensive experience litigating patent and trademark infringement actions, internet disputes, trade secret, and gray market and anti-counterfeiting claims for companies in the online, biotechnology, medical products and electronics industries. More than 175 of Perkins Coie’s attorneys have degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and life sciences-related fields. Perkins Coie’s clients benefit from its interdisciplinary approach to matters, which combines extensive legal and technical experience with strong corporate and litigation resources in a leading technology law firm. Perkins Coie’s Wisconsin IP attorneys regularly act as lead trial counsel for our client’s significant intellectual property litigation matters, often against direct competitors. Our IP team collectively has tried more than 20 patent infringement cases to verdict or judgment.

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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Exhibits strength in the full range of IP matters including patents, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition. Adept at enforcement litigation on a regional and a national level. Maintains a broad client base, advising inventors, engineers and research institutions, among others, on all manner of IP issues.

Strengths Sources say that "they are very service-oriented."

Clients value that "they provide incredibly quick and great feedback and advice."

Work highlights Acted for the Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation in a series of cases accusing power tool manufacturers of infringing the clients' battery pack patents.

Notable practitioners

David Hanson is described by commentators as "a thoughtful, skilled advocate and the height of civility." His practice focuses on patent litigation.

The "very knowledgeable and responsive" James Morrow acts on both contentious and noncontentious patent work. He is experienced in areas such as patent preparation and prosecution, infringement and transactional support.

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Band 1

Quarles & Brady LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jean Baker offers a wealth of experience in patent drafting and prosecution as well as other strategic counseling. Clients say: "She has a real strength in seeing the positive aspects of patent office rejections and clearly seeing a path forward - she is also responsive, clear, and always upbeat." She primarily represents clients in the life sciences sector. 

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Jonathan H Margolies

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jonathan Margolies represents clients nationwide in high-profile litigation matters. Especially experienced in patent enforcement and infringement matters in the technology sector.

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Perkins Coie LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

John Skilton is heralded by commentators as "a consummate litigator; he is very polished and knows how to handle a piece of litigation as lead lawyer." He extends his substantial trial expertise to clients from a diverse array of industries engaged in patent and licensing disputes.

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Band 2

Boyle Fredrickson

From the Chambers USA guide

James Boyle has an excellent reputation in the market for his experience with a broad array of patent and trademark cases. He assists with patent prosecution as well as acting in disputes surrounding copyright, patent or trademark infringement.

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Band 2

Jeffrey S Gundersen

Foley & Lardner LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeffrey Gundersen frequently handles IP strategy and due diligence for clients undertaking major M&A transactions. He is particularly experienced in working with consumer and manufacturing groups. His expertise also extends to patent acquisition and enforcement matters.

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Band 2

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

From the Chambers USA guide

David Hanson is described by commentators as "a thoughtful, skilled advocate and the height of civility." His practice focuses on patent litigation.

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Band 2

Foley & Lardner LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Mark Kassel has an excellent reputation in the IP field for his broad practice encompassing advisory and contentious work. He is particularly well versed in patent issues in the tech and biotech spaces.

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Band 2

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Clients say that Kevin Moran is "very knowledgeable of patent law and of the proceedings related thereto, has excellent communication skills and is generally very easy to work with." He offers expertise in both strategic planning and litigation regarding patents.

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Band 3

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Donald Best is an IP litigation specialist. He has a wealth of trial experience across cases concerning patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks. He has assisted clients across the country from a wide variety of industries.

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Band 3

Husch Blackwell LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Eugenia Carter of Husch Blackwell LLP assists clients with transactional support and IP litigation. Her broad client base includes many manufacturers and firms from the technology sector. In addition to her IP experience, she is also an expert in financial services matters.

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Christopher G Hanewicz

Perkins Coie LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Christopher Hanewicz is especially well versed in patent infringement disputes arising in technical fields such as life sciences and specialist equipment manufacturing. He is highly active in the local litigation dockets.

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Band 3

Davis & Kuelthau, SC

From the Chambers USA guide

Joseph Heino of Davis & Kuelthau, SC operates a broad practice that focuses on IP protection. He advises clients on prosecution and possible risks for patents, trademarks and copyrights. One client says: "He always has our best interests at heart and we consider him a valued partner for our business."

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Band 3

Boyle Fredrickson

From the Chambers USA guide

Andrew McConnell's broad IP practice covers a wide range of copyright, patent and trademark issues from application preparation to licensing. He is best known for his litigation expertise.

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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

From the Chambers USA guide

The "very knowledgeable and responsive" James Morrow acts on both contentious and noncontentious patent work. He is experienced in areas such as patent preparation and prosecution, infringement and transactional support.

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Band 3

Andrus Intellectual Property Law, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Aaron Olejniczak is described by clients as "a customer-centric and professional" practitioner. He regularly assists with patent application and prosecution, and is also particularly adept in IP litigation.

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Band 3

Foley & Lardner LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeffrey Simmons is experienced in a wide range of IP law, including copyright and trade secrets disputes. He is especially active assisting clients in trademark infringement and enforcement litigation.

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