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on Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 369
  • Gross Revenues: $348,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $945,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,160,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -4

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm. The firm ranked 84th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 100 rankings of U.S. law firms based on revenue, with $318,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. In the 2010 Global 100 rankings, the firm was ranked as the 99th highest grossing law firm in the world, which marks the first time the firm has appeared on the Global 100. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size, the firm has 377 attorneys and is the 118th largest firm in the United States. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner practices in the areas of intellectual property, including acquisitions, licensing, and enforcement of patents; litigation; trademarks; copyrights; and trade secrets. The firm has five offices in the United States and four offices overseas in Brussels, Taipei, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 85 -4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 85 -4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 118 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List 44 -15 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 65 -10 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 17 -2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 72 -41 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 86 -51 Summer programs

In the News

A Busy Two Weeks for Court as Adjournment Draws Nigh

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 16, 2014

Lying, streaming and phoning top the April argument docket of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices enter the homestretch of the October 2013 term.

A Busy Two Weeks for SCOTUS as Adjournment Draws Nigh

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 16, 2014

Lying, streaming and phoning top the April argument docket of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices enter the homestretch of the October 2013 term.

Paulsboro Rail Disaster Victims Can Proceed With Class-Action Claims

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Residents and business owners affected by the 2012 Paulsboro train derailment and chemical spill can pursue class-action claims against Conrail and other rail carriers, though a class has yet to be certified.

SAP Shuffles Legal Line-Up to Fight $391 Million Judgment

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 04, 2014

SAP has brought on Weil Gotshal's Edward Reines to argue that a 2013 decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board shields the softwar giant from having to satisfy a $391 million judgment.

SAP Shuffles Legal Lineup to Defend First-of-its-Kind PTO Ruling

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 04, 2014

The software giant has brought on Weil Gotshal partner Edward Reines to argue a 2013 decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board shields SAP from having to satisfy a $391 million judgment.

Nonprofits, Even Rivals, Probably Won't Have Standing in PTAB Appeals

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 21, 2014

Federal Circuit Judge Todd Hughes suggested the court will find that Consumer Watchdog can't demonstrate an injury sufficient to let it challenge stem cell patents.

DC Lateral Moves Roundup

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 21, 2014

Proskauer Rose and Miles & Stockbridge grabbed lawyers from Crowell & Moring. A partner left Williams & Connolly for Zuckerman Spaeder. And a bankrupcty group went to Baker Donelson.

The Churn: Crowell Adds and Loses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Crowell & Moring gains one partner and loses two others, McDermott Will & Emery makes two IP partner hires and a pair of Wilson Elser lawyers jump to New Jersey's Wolff & Samson.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: At Winston, Revenue, Profits and Head Count All Slip

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Winston & Strawn saw its gross revenue dip 1.9 percent in 2013, to $741 million, while its profits per equity partner fell 5.4 percent, to $1.41 million, according to the firm.

SCOTUS Mulls Fee-Shifting in Texas Patent Case

Marcia Coyle : Texas Lawyer : January 03, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 26 wrestled with what makes an "exceptional" patent case—justifying an attorney fee award—and appeared dissatisfied with the options available.

Federal Circuit Revives Apple Patent Case, Hears $368M VirnetX Appeal

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 03, 2014

One Federal Circuit panel issued a decision reviving a patent infringement lawsuit against the company in California, while another heard arguments in the appeal of a whopping $368 million jury verdict that Apple lost to VirnetX Inc. in 2012.

Unappetizing Options for Resolving Attorney Fee Conundrum

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 26, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled with what makes an "exceptional" patent case justifying an attorney fee award—and appeared dissatisfied with the options available.

Justices Sound Ready to Lower Bar for Attorney Fee Awards in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 26, 2014

Though at opposite ends of the political spectrum, Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia both seemed inclined to hand trial judges more discretion to make the loser pay in "exceptional" cases.

Justices Sound Ready to Lower Bar for Attorney Fee Awards in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 26, 2014

Though at opposite ends of the political spectrum, Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia both seemed inclined to hand trial judges more discretion to make the loser pay in "exceptional" cases.

How Latham Cracked the Houston Market

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 25, 2014

When the firm decided to beef up its oil and gas practice, it recruited heavily from the city's Big Three.

Cases Present Chance to Discourage Patent Trolls

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday devotes its entire argument time to two patent cases involving the award of attorney fees.

Supreme Court Newcomers Take On Fee-Shifting in Patent Cases

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 25, 2014

Don Dunner isn't the only lawyer making his U.S. Supreme Court debut this week as the justices take up the question of fee shifting in patent cases. Rudy Telscher of the IP boutique Harness Dickey & Pierce will also stand before the high court for the first time on Wednesday, arguing a case with potentially huge ramifications for the patent bar.

Increased Damages for Patent Infringement in Japan

Masayuki Yamanouchi and Ming-Tao Yang : Corporate Counsel : January 24, 2014

The patent-damages landscape in Japan has gone through several important changes in the last year.

Three Sidley Lawyers to Argue in Three Days in High Court

Tony Mauro : supreme_court_brief : January 19, 2014

It will be Sidley Austin week at the U.S. Supreme Court starting Feb. 24, with three of the firm's top partners slated to argue—one on each of the three days the court will be sitting.

Three Sidley Lawyers to Argue in Three Days in High Court

Tony Mauro : supreme_court_brief : January 19, 2014

It will be Sidley Austin week at the U.S. Supreme Court starting Feb. 24, with three of the firm's top partners slated to argue—one on each of the three days the court will be sitting.

Deal of the Week: Phillips 66 Partners $700 Million Pending Purchase

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

Vinson & Elkins and Latham & Watkins are working on a deal for Phillips 66 Partners of Houston to make its first acquisition: the purchase of a pipeline system and storage spheres from Phillips 66 for $700 million.

New Challenges For Protecting Trademarks Online

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2014

The World Wide Web had a major growth spurt that means brand owners may have to spend more energy, time and money to protect their trademarks.

Fee Tracker: Super Bowl, Patent Battles and More

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014

In our latest installment of the Fee Tracker, The Am Law Daily looks at the legal fees paid by several leading nonprofit organizations in the news, such as the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Bidding Committee, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research and the UJA-Federation of New York, which recently hired a top Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison litigation partner as its new leader.

At (Long) Last, a Supreme Court Debut

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 28, 2014

At 82, the revered IP litigator and appellate specialist Donald Dunner of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner has never argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. But, as Dunner says, "there's a first time for everything."

Paulsboro Disaster First Responders Get Lawsuits Remanded to N.J. Court

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Personal injury suits by first responders to the 2012 Paulsboro freight train derailment that released industrial toxins into the air and water are headed back to New Jersey state court.

Supreme Court Snubs SAP Appeal of $391 Million Versata Win

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 21, 2014

According to Versata's lawyers at McKool Smith, the high court's decision in the long-running patent infringement case means SAP has just 15 days to pay up. SAP, however, may not see things that way.

Orrick IP Partner Jumps to Winston

Chelsea Allison : The Recorder : January 16, 2014

How Loose Lips Sink Patent Ships

Michael R. McGurk and Ian Y. Liu : Corporate Counsel : January 09, 2014

One of the cardinal sins frequently committed by employees and inventors alike is careless (and therefore needless) public disclosures about a company's patented technology.

Winston & Strawn to Open in Taipei

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 07, 2014

No partners will be resident in the new office, and the firm's Taiwan practice will be run out of Washington, D.C.

Future Chief Seen as Forceful Leader on Patent Court

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 03, 2014

IP Cases From 2013 That Are Worth Bragging About

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 02, 2014

It's worth looking back at some of the decisions that got the IP bar buzzing in 2013. Although the list is far from definitive, here are a handful of cases that had winning lawyers popping champagne corks early.

Railroad Acquisition Did Not Make Conrail a N.J. Citizen, Court Says

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Litigation over the 2012 derailment and toxic spill in southern New Jersey will stay in federal court now that an attempt to remand to state court has failed.

Intellectual Property Cases Won in 2013 Worth Bragging About

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 31, 2013

It's worth looking back at some of the decisions that got the IP bar buzzing in 2013. Although the list is far from definitive, here are a handful of cases that had winning lawyers popping champagne corks early.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 19, 2013

Six firms have added partners and other announcements.

Government Insists 'Hemisphere' Surveillance Wasn't Used in Drug Case

Julia Love : The Recorder : January 16, 2013

Locke Lord Alum Form IP Litigation Boutique

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 10, 2013

Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov was founded last week to represent both patent holders and accused infringers "potentially at a better price point" than when the three practiced at Locke Lord, said Zachary Silbersher.

The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2013

Nixon Peabody hires the assistant U.S. attorney who prosecuted mobster James "Whitey" Bulger; a top lawyer with the White House Council on Environmental Quality joins Covington & Burling; and the head of Cozen O'Connor's real estate practice becomes general counsel of a real estate investment trust.

Donald Dunner on Patents and the Federal Circuit

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2013

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner partner Donald Dunner has argued more cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit than anyone and has strong views about the Federal Circuit's position as the exclusive appellate court for patent cases.

IP Groups Express Unease Over Patent Reform Bill

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2013

IP Groups Express Unease Over Patent Reform Bill

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2013

A patent reform bill set for a Dec. 5 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives has intellectual property groups worried the sweeping language will do more harm than good in solving thorny patent litigation problems.

IP E-Book Tracks Chemical, Pharma and Biotech Patents

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 03, 2013

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner has published a free e-book that provides a summary of the top trends in patent filings and litigation in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

D.C. Calendar of Events

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Locke Lord's MP Clements Weighs in on Patton Boggs Talks

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2013

Last week, The Am Law Daily spoke with Patton Boggs managing partner Edward Newberry about the potential merger his firm is discussing with Locke Lord. Now Locke Lord managing partner Jerry Clements, who 50 years ago this week gave a yellow rose to President John F. Kennedy on a visit to Texas, shares her thoughts about Swiss vereins, her firm's expansion efforts and a possible tie-up with Patton Boggs.

In-House Counsel Profile: Camuto Group LLC's Jessica Elliott

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 11, 2013

Camuto Group LLC designs, develops and distributes women's fashion accessories, including footwear and handbags. Vice president and general counsel Jessica Elliott heads a team of one — herself.

Beyond High Tech

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2013

The 2013 Patent Litigation Survey

Drones Delivering Pizza? Venture Capitalists Wager on It

: Bloomberg : January 30, 2013

Commercial drones will soon be populating U.S. airspace, and venture capitalists like Tim Draper are placing their bets.

More Profiles ::

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

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  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

A Busy Two Weeks for Court as Adjournment Draws Nigh

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 16, 2014

Lying, streaming and phoning top the April argument docket of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices enter the homestretch of the October 2013 term.

A Busy Two Weeks for SCOTUS as Adjournment Draws Nigh

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 16, 2014

Lying, streaming and phoning top the April argument docket of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices enter the homestretch of the October 2013 term.

Paulsboro Rail Disaster Victims Can Proceed With Class-Action Claims

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Residents and business owners affected by the 2012 Paulsboro train derailment and chemical spill can pursue class-action claims against Conrail and other rail carriers, though a class has yet to be certified.

SAP Shuffles Legal Line-Up to Fight $391 Million Judgment

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 04, 2014

SAP has brought on Weil Gotshal's Edward Reines to argue that a 2013 decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board shields the softwar giant from having to satisfy a $391 million judgment.

SAP Shuffles Legal Lineup to Defend First-of-its-Kind PTO Ruling

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 04, 2014

The software giant has brought on Weil Gotshal partner Edward Reines to argue a 2013 decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board shields SAP from having to satisfy a $391 million judgment.

Nonprofits, Even Rivals, Probably Won't Have Standing in PTAB Appeals

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 21, 2014

Federal Circuit Judge Todd Hughes suggested the court will find that Consumer Watchdog can't demonstrate an injury sufficient to let it challenge stem cell patents.

DC Lateral Moves Roundup

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 21, 2014

Proskauer Rose and Miles & Stockbridge grabbed lawyers from Crowell & Moring. A partner left Williams & Connolly for Zuckerman Spaeder. And a bankrupcty group went to Baker Donelson.

The Churn: Crowell Adds and Loses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Crowell & Moring gains one partner and loses two others, McDermott Will & Emery makes two IP partner hires and a pair of Wilson Elser lawyers jump to New Jersey's Wolff & Samson.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: At Winston, Revenue, Profits and Head Count All Slip

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Winston & Strawn saw its gross revenue dip 1.9 percent in 2013, to $741 million, while its profits per equity partner fell 5.4 percent, to $1.41 million, according to the firm.

SCOTUS Mulls Fee-Shifting in Texas Patent Case

Marcia Coyle : Texas Lawyer : January 03, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 26 wrestled with what makes an "exceptional" patent case—justifying an attorney fee award—and appeared dissatisfied with the options available.

Federal Circuit Revives Apple Patent Case, Hears $368M VirnetX Appeal

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 03, 2014

One Federal Circuit panel issued a decision reviving a patent infringement lawsuit against the company in California, while another heard arguments in the appeal of a whopping $368 million jury verdict that Apple lost to VirnetX Inc. in 2012.

Unappetizing Options for Resolving Attorney Fee Conundrum

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 26, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled with what makes an "exceptional" patent case justifying an attorney fee award—and appeared dissatisfied with the options available.

Justices Sound Ready to Lower Bar for Attorney Fee Awards in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 26, 2014

Though at opposite ends of the political spectrum, Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia both seemed inclined to hand trial judges more discretion to make the loser pay in "exceptional" cases.

Justices Sound Ready to Lower Bar for Attorney Fee Awards in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 26, 2014

Though at opposite ends of the political spectrum, Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia both seemed inclined to hand trial judges more discretion to make the loser pay in "exceptional" cases.

How Latham Cracked the Houston Market

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 25, 2014

When the firm decided to beef up its oil and gas practice, it recruited heavily from the city's Big Three.

Cases Present Chance to Discourage Patent Trolls

Marcia Coyle : supreme_court_brief : January 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday devotes its entire argument time to two patent cases involving the award of attorney fees.

Supreme Court Newcomers Take On Fee-Shifting in Patent Cases

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 25, 2014

Don Dunner isn't the only lawyer making his U.S. Supreme Court debut this week as the justices take up the question of fee shifting in patent cases. Rudy Telscher of the IP boutique Harness Dickey & Pierce will also stand before the high court for the first time on Wednesday, arguing a case with potentially huge ramifications for the patent bar.

Increased Damages for Patent Infringement in Japan

Masayuki Yamanouchi and Ming-Tao Yang : Corporate Counsel : January 24, 2014

The patent-damages landscape in Japan has gone through several important changes in the last year.

Three Sidley Lawyers to Argue in Three Days in High Court

Tony Mauro : supreme_court_brief : January 19, 2014

It will be Sidley Austin week at the U.S. Supreme Court starting Feb. 24, with three of the firm's top partners slated to argue—one on each of the three days the court will be sitting.

Three Sidley Lawyers to Argue in Three Days in High Court

Tony Mauro : supreme_court_brief : January 19, 2014

It will be Sidley Austin week at the U.S. Supreme Court starting Feb. 24, with three of the firm's top partners slated to argue—one on each of the three days the court will be sitting.

Deal of the Week: Phillips 66 Partners $700 Million Pending Purchase

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

Vinson & Elkins and Latham & Watkins are working on a deal for Phillips 66 Partners of Houston to make its first acquisition: the purchase of a pipeline system and storage spheres from Phillips 66 for $700 million.

New Challenges For Protecting Trademarks Online

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2014

The World Wide Web had a major growth spurt that means brand owners may have to spend more energy, time and money to protect their trademarks.

Fee Tracker: Super Bowl, Patent Battles and More

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014

In our latest installment of the Fee Tracker, The Am Law Daily looks at the legal fees paid by several leading nonprofit organizations in the news, such as the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Bidding Committee, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research and the UJA-Federation of New York, which recently hired a top Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison litigation partner as its new leader.

At (Long) Last, a Supreme Court Debut

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 28, 2014

At 82, the revered IP litigator and appellate specialist Donald Dunner of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner has never argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. But, as Dunner says, "there's a first time for everything."

Paulsboro Disaster First Responders Get Lawsuits Remanded to N.J. Court

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Personal injury suits by first responders to the 2012 Paulsboro freight train derailment that released industrial toxins into the air and water are headed back to New Jersey state court.

Supreme Court Snubs SAP Appeal of $391 Million Versata Win

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 21, 2014

According to Versata's lawyers at McKool Smith, the high court's decision in the long-running patent infringement case means SAP has just 15 days to pay up. SAP, however, may not see things that way.

Orrick IP Partner Jumps to Winston

Chelsea Allison : The Recorder : January 16, 2014

How Loose Lips Sink Patent Ships

Michael R. McGurk and Ian Y. Liu : Corporate Counsel : January 09, 2014

One of the cardinal sins frequently committed by employees and inventors alike is careless (and therefore needless) public disclosures about a company's patented technology.

Winston & Strawn to Open in Taipei

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 07, 2014

No partners will be resident in the new office, and the firm's Taiwan practice will be run out of Washington, D.C.

Future Chief Seen as Forceful Leader on Patent Court

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 03, 2014

IP Cases From 2013 That Are Worth Bragging About

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 02, 2014

It's worth looking back at some of the decisions that got the IP bar buzzing in 2013. Although the list is far from definitive, here are a handful of cases that had winning lawyers popping champagne corks early.

Railroad Acquisition Did Not Make Conrail a N.J. Citizen, Court Says

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Litigation over the 2012 derailment and toxic spill in southern New Jersey will stay in federal court now that an attempt to remand to state court has failed.

Intellectual Property Cases Won in 2013 Worth Bragging About

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 31, 2013

It's worth looking back at some of the decisions that got the IP bar buzzing in 2013. Although the list is far from definitive, here are a handful of cases that had winning lawyers popping champagne corks early.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 19, 2013

Six firms have added partners and other announcements.

Government Insists 'Hemisphere' Surveillance Wasn't Used in Drug Case

Julia Love : The Recorder : January 16, 2013

Locke Lord Alum Form IP Litigation Boutique

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 10, 2013

Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov was founded last week to represent both patent holders and accused infringers "potentially at a better price point" than when the three practiced at Locke Lord, said Zachary Silbersher.

The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2013

Nixon Peabody hires the assistant U.S. attorney who prosecuted mobster James "Whitey" Bulger; a top lawyer with the White House Council on Environmental Quality joins Covington & Burling; and the head of Cozen O'Connor's real estate practice becomes general counsel of a real estate investment trust.

Donald Dunner on Patents and the Federal Circuit

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2013

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner partner Donald Dunner has argued more cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit than anyone and has strong views about the Federal Circuit's position as the exclusive appellate court for patent cases.

IP Groups Express Unease Over Patent Reform Bill

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2013

IP Groups Express Unease Over Patent Reform Bill

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2013

A patent reform bill set for a Dec. 5 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives has intellectual property groups worried the sweeping language will do more harm than good in solving thorny patent litigation problems.

IP E-Book Tracks Chemical, Pharma and Biotech Patents

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 03, 2013

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner has published a free e-book that provides a summary of the top trends in patent filings and litigation in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

D.C. Calendar of Events

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Locke Lord's MP Clements Weighs in on Patton Boggs Talks

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2013

Last week, The Am Law Daily spoke with Patton Boggs managing partner Edward Newberry about the potential merger his firm is discussing with Locke Lord. Now Locke Lord managing partner Jerry Clements, who 50 years ago this week gave a yellow rose to President John F. Kennedy on a visit to Texas, shares her thoughts about Swiss vereins, her firm's expansion efforts and a possible tie-up with Patton Boggs.

In-House Counsel Profile: Camuto Group LLC's Jessica Elliott

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 11, 2013

Camuto Group LLC designs, develops and distributes women's fashion accessories, including footwear and handbags. Vice president and general counsel Jessica Elliott heads a team of one — herself.

Beyond High Tech

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2013

The 2013 Patent Litigation Survey

Drones Delivering Pizza? Venture Capitalists Wager on It

: Bloomberg : January 30, 2013

Commercial drones will soon be populating U.S. airspace, and venture capitalists like Tim Draper are placing their bets.