What the team is known for A highly regarded presence in the Wisconsin IP market, offering 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 "I am very pleased with the overall service provided. They are well organized, efficient and cost-conscious," a satisfied client reports.
Another impressed client states: "One of their strengths is that they have a broad array of attorneys with different backgrounds."
Work highlights Successfully represented Johnson Health Tech in an inter partes review against another patent and also prevailed on behalf of the client in the appeal that followed.
Acted for a global manufacturer of medical devices, successfully defending it in several cases in front of the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Significant clients Joy Global, Milwaukee Electric Tool, Techtronic Industries Power Equipment, Robert Bosch, Harley-Davidson.
Jonathan Margolies has an impressive IP litigation practice and is a fine choice of counsel for trademark and unfair competition disputes, as well as high-value patent infringement cases. Market sources describe him as a "great litigator" who is "very effective in front of a jury."
Donald Best has a longstanding IP practice, providing counsel on complex patent, trade secret and trademark matters. He has a wealth of experience in both jury and bench trials, representing clients from the electronic and pharmaceutical sectors, among others.
Kevin Moran is a noted IP practitioner with experience in acquisition, enforcement and defense of patents. An impressed client says: "He's been extremely helpful in his ability to understand other people's patent language and quickly find the key similarities and differences between a patent and our design."