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Intellectual Property Firm of the Year

Chambers USA 2023


(Northern District of California). Successfully defended Uber against far–reaching preliminary injunction motion. Obtained favorable settlement after four days of jury trial.

(Northern District of California). Secured summary judgment of non–infringement and attorneys' fees for Genentech in a patent suit over the mechanism of action of its breakthrough breast cancer drug Kadcyla.

(District of Delaware). Obtained a judgment of patent invalidity on behalf of Spotify involving a patent relating to a music organizer and entertainment center.

(District of Delaware). Delivered a multimillion dollar victory for WashU in a patent royalty dispute involving proper valuation of a co–owned patent covering a blockbuster Vitamin D kidney disease treatment.

(Northern District of California). Won a jury verdict in a five-day trial for the university over patent infringement and conversion of strawberry plants and IP from UC Davis’ decades-long strawberry breeding program.

(District of Delaware). Delivered a preliminary injunction win – rare in a patent case – for Nevro in its patent battle against competitor Stimwave involving high-frequency, paresthesia-free spinal cord stimulation technology.

Defending United Internet/1&1, Germany’s third largest provider of DSL services, against claims brought by Intellectual Ventures for alleged infringement of certain standard essential patents (SEPs). The disputes affect the entire industry in Germany and are shaping evolving case law in Germany on SEP enforcement and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) royalty determination in the wake of the landmark decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Huawei v ZTE.