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Duane Morris Intellectual Property Practice Group Recognized in IAM Patent 1000

June 27, 2023

Duane Morris Intellectual Property Practice Group Recognized in IAM Patent 1000

June 27, 2023

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PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2023―Duane Morris’ Intellectual Property Practice Group and attorneys have been recognized by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2023.

Individual attorneys include:

State Rankings

The firm also received ranking in two U.S. states:

United States: Georgia (Silver)

IAM Patent 1000 writes:

Acquitting itself with distinction in the patent space is the highly agile Duane Morris. Its knowledge of critical markets ensures that it comes out on top time and time again in complex disputes, and with litigators such as Norwood Jameson and Matthew Gaudet on board this comes as no surprise. “Woody is a seasoned trial lawyer who can connect with juries and the bench,” and brings a pragmatic approach, alongside Gaudet, to devise a thorough game plan which aligns with a company’s wider objectives. Recently representing Cisco in a highly publicised dispute, the dynamic duo successfully defeated six of the 11 patents asserted against their client by Centripetal Networks, and invalidated one of the five remaining patents through an ex parte re-examination. IAM Patent 1000 newcomer John Gibson likewise never falters under pressure and showcases his refined expertise in complex, high-stakes IP and commercial disputes. Gibson is another trusted partner to Cisco and recently acted as the lead attorney when drafting damages and wilfulness-related issues for appeal.

United States: Pennsylvania (Recommended – Prosecution)

IAM Patent 1000 writes:

Duane Morris delivers exceptional client care and handles a high volume of patent prosecution instructions with impressive efficiency, thanks to the leadership of Samuel Apicelli. With superb technical acumen, a strong command of patent law and an instinct for commercialisation opportunities, Apicelli is a trusted adviser to a long list of loyal patrons. He has assisted Wright Medical Technology for the past two decades and secured more than 500 patents worldwide for the global medical device company.

About IAM Patent 1000

Online and in its printed version, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as the definitive “go-to” resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the U.S. As with previous editions, to arrive at the 2022 rankings, IAM undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. When identifying the leading firms, factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all taken into account, as well as positive peer and client feedback. For more information, visit the IAM Patent 1000 website.

About Duane Morris’ Intellectual Property Practice Group

Duane Morris LLP has been ranked among the leading law firms handling patentstrademarks, copyrights and related IP litigation by national publications. The firm’s IP attorneys focus on leveraging clients’ valuable intellectual property to help them achieve success in the marketplace, offering portfolio management and strategic advice on obtaining and protecting IP β€’ from patents to trademarks and copyrights, to licensing and technology transfers, to IP audits and IP asset due diligence.

About Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP provides innovative solutions to today’s multifaceted legal and business challenges through the collegial and collaborative culture of its more than 900 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally. The firm represents a broad array of clients, spanning all major practices and industries. Duane Morris has been recognized by BTI Consulting as both a client service leader and a highly recommended law firm.