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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

300 NORTH LASALLE, CHICAGO, IL 60654, USA
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Bryan Hales, Chicago, USA

Bryan Hales

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Position

Bryan Hales is an experienced first-chair trial lawyer with a focus on patent and trade secret litigation. He has won jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations first chair. Recent highlights include the successful defense as lead trial counsel for ZimmerBiomet in a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration after a 10-day trial, winning a multi-patent case as lead trial counsel for Sandoz’ over its proposed generic version of ophthalmologic drugs, the successful defense as co-trial counsel for a major pharmaceutical company in two separate billion-dollar-plus arbitrations, and the successful defense as lead trial counsel for a major medical device manufacturer in two confidential arbitrations, and winning as lead trial counsel a five-day trial for Zimmer in Delaware federal court, defeating the claims of two prominent orthopedic surgeons—one was the head physician for the 1992 U.S. Olympic Basketball “Dream Team” and the head physician for the New York Knicks for more than 25 years—that they should be named as inventors on three Zimmer patents related to some of its most successful artificial knee implants.

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