Gibbons Intellectual Property Practice Highlighted by Chambers USA

The Gibbons Intellectual Property Department, and two of its attorneys, were among the 10 Gibbons practice areas and 20 individual attorneys ranked in the 2012 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers annually rates the nation’s leading business lawyers and law firms through comprehensive interviews with top companies, attorneys, and business executives, plus extensive supplementary research.

The Chambers editorial and client testimonials included below highlight the Gibbons Intellectual Property Department and its attorneys:

Intellectual Property: Gibbons continues to cement its position as one of the go-to full-service firms in New Jersey. Representing a broad range of Fortune 500 and midmarket businesses, and with offices also in New York, Philadelphia and Delaware, the firm is well positioned to provide integrated and streamlined business advice. The firm’s 35-strong IP team is particularly active in the areas of patent, trademark and trade secrets disputes. The team has seen an increase in contentious matters in the past year, and also handled a substantial amount of work pertaining to patent due diligence. Sources say: “We are very satisfied with the services they provide and we’ve been very successful with them.”

David E. De Lorenzi, Intellectual Property: David De Lorenzi chairs the firm’s IP department and is well known in the market for his contentious [litigation] IP practice, particularly in patent litigation. He recently represented key client Hoffmann-La Roche is several matters, including the defense of infringement and validity challenges for the patent covering the active ingredient of Valcyte.

Sheila F. McShane, Intellectual Property: Sheila McShane has made a name for herself in the area of patent litigation, particularly in the representation of pharmaceutical companies. She is also considered by sources to be a specialist in ANDA litigation and drug patent protection.

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