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Intellectual Property Practice News


Recent Awards & Accolades

Morrison & Foerster's IP practice continued to garner recognition in the second quarter of 2009, capturing major honors from Chambers & Partners with the release of the Chambers USA 2009 results.  Our Washington, D.C.-based IP practice was recommended for the first time in the 2009 edition: "The Washington, D.C. office of this nationally-renowned IP practice is attracting market attention for its expertise in complex IP litigation.  The group appears in patent litigation before district courts and the ITC, and is particularly active in matters involving electronics and semiconductor technology."

The firm was also ranked in California, Northern Virginia, and nationally.  In California, the firm once again achieved Band 1, Chambers' highest ranking.  In addition, the New York office of the firm's Outsourcing and Technology Transactions practice achieved Band 1 status for the first time.

Chambers highlighted the following 13 Morrison & Foerster IP and Technology Transactions attorneys as leading lawyers in the U.S.:

For IP:

  • David Doyle
  • Alex Hadjis
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Rachel Krevans
  • Harold McElhinny
  • Kate Murashige
  • James Pooley

For Outsourcing and Technology Transactions:

  • John Delaney
  • Chris Ford
  • Vivian Hanson
  • Paul Jahn
  • Julian Millstein
  • William Schwartz

New Publication Launched

Earlier this summer, the firm launched a new magazine called MoFo Tech.  This semi-annual publication explores major trends and issues facing science and technology-based companies.  Click here to view an electronic version of the summer 2009 issue.  Please email us at if you would like to receive the magazine.




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