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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP is essentially a GP of IP, a true full-service IP firm with experts in every area of IP and every technology. A comprehensive approach to clients’ IP needs and Finnegan’s mega-boutique size underpin its year-to-year, decade-to-decade pre-eminence in IP litigation across all industries and tribunals. From offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, Finnegan continues to be one of the world’s largest firms focusing on intellectual property law, practicing all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law, representing clients on IP issues relating to US and European patent and trademark law, international trade, portfolio management, the internet, cybersecurity, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust and unfair competition. Finnegan offers full-service IP legal and technical experience in virtually every industry and technology: biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, biologics and biosimilars, combination products, chemicals, oil and gas, electronics, semiconductors, computers and software, fintech, internet of things (IoT), automotive, aerospace and aviation, industrial manufacturing, consumer products, outdoor recreation, sports and fitness, digital health, medical devices, clean energy and renewables, robotics, textiles, and 3D printing. More than 300 of Finnegan’s legal professionals hold degrees in scientific disciplines (65+ hold PhDs), more than 225 are registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and more than 30 are former USPTO patent examiners.

Surveys conducted by legal and business publications consistently rank Finnegan as one of the leading intellectual property law practices in the world. The firm is consistently ranked in the United States for contentious and prosecution trademark and patent work by publications including Managing Intellectual Property, Intellectual Asset Management, World Trademark Review, and The Legal 500, which has ranked Finnegan as a top-tier firm in nearly every significant IP category since 2009. The publications cite the firm’s winning record, technical expertise and deep bench of talent in all aspects of IP litigation, including trials, appeals and proceedings at the US Patent and Trademark Office and US International Trade Commission investigations.

Finnegan’s clients include: Ajinomoto, AstraZeneca, Biogen, Bridgestone Firestone, Caterpillar, Eli Lilly and Company, Ferring BV, FedEx Corp., FIS, LG Electronics, Nestlé, Oath, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, Philips Electronics, Sony Corp., Toshiba Corp., Toyota Motor Corp., and Under Armour.

Main areas of practice

Finnegan’s attorneys focus on US and European intellectual property law, including patent prosecution; patent opinions and counseling; PTAB trials and patent office proceedings, including inter partes review, post-grant review, reexaminations, reissues, interferences, and derivation; patent transactions, including due diligence licensing, and patent monetization; patent litigation; trademark prosecution and counseling; trademark litigation; trade secrets; and copyrights.

Managing Partner: Mark D Sweet

Chair: James B Monroe

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