Press Release

IAM Recognizes 17 Cooley Lawyers as Patent Standouts

August 23, 2018

Palo Alto – August 23, 2018 – IAM named 17 Cooley lawyers to its annual Patent 1000, a guide to the world’s leading patent professionals. Three lawyers have been highly recommended in their respective fields, and partner Heidi Keefe was singled out with gold status for litigation prowess.

The following Cooley regions and lawyers were highlighted:

United Kingdom – Recommended, transactions

Nicola Maguire
Highly recommended, prosecution
Colm Murphy
Recommended, prosecution
John Wilkinson
Highly recommended, transactions

United States – Recommended, transactions

Bill Christiansen
Highly recommended, prosecution
Ivor Elrifi
Recommended, transactions, prosecution
Dean Farmer
Recommended, transactions
Christopher Hutter
Recommended, prosecution
Robert Jones
Recommended, transactions
Heidi Keefe
Gold band, litigation
Barbara Kosacz
Highly recommended, transactions
Carol Laherty
Recommended, prosecution
Mika Reiner Mayer
Recommended, transactions
Erik Milch
Recommended, prosecution; bronze band, litigation
Frank Pietrantonio
Bronze band, litigation
Marya Postner 
Recommended, transactions
Michael Rhodes
Silver band, litigation
Adam Ruttenberg
Recommended, transactions
Scott Talbot
Recommended, prosecution

California – Highly recommended, transactions; silver band, litigation

Colorado – Recommended, transactions

DC Metro Area – Recommended, transactions

Massachusetts – Recommended, transactions

Washington State – Silver band, litigation 

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