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Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Charles B Walker

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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IP Disputes


United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s ‘excellent’ team has significantly increased its ‘great industry knowledge’ following its merger with Chadbourne & Parke. In New York, Andres Liivak led advice to Novartis on licensing issues regarding the company’s ECF843 eye drops. In Washington DC, Marilyn Mooney has been assisting Bayer with the US aspects of the €1bn divestiture of its diabetes care business to Panasonic Healthcare. Jointly headed by Yvonne Puig in Austin and Frederick Robinson in Washington DC, the team includes IP partners Charles Walker in Houston and Gina Shishima in Austin, as well as Frederick Robinson and Lesley Reynolds in Washington DC, and Steven Suzzan in New York. Other clients include Boston Scientific, Sanofi and GSK.

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United States: Intellectual property

Patent litigation: full coverage

Within: Patent litigation: full coverage

At Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, the arrival of Jeffrey Lewis from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP as well as of high technology expert Michael Solomita, who joined the New York office following the merger with Chadbourne & Parke, increased the team’s litigation prowess after Erik Swenson joined Cozen O'Connor and Bert Greene departed to Duane Morris LLP. In Houston, Charles Walker heads the IP disputes group, which also includes fellow Houstonians Daniel Scott Leventhal and Richard Zembek as well as New York’s Paul Keller. The team secured a Federal Circuit victory for AT&T in litigation against CallWave regarding alleged patent infringement through direct carrier billing. Uni-Systems, Wicked Cool Toys, Qualcomm and Expedia are also on the client roster.

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