Michelle Cohen Named as a 2016 NYLJ Rising Star
Litigation partner Michelle Cohen has been named a “2016 Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal. The publication recognizes the most promising lawyers ages 40 and under “who have established a record of accomplishments and demonstrated that they are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.”
Jo Backer Laird Named in Artnet Magazine’s List of the Art World’s 10 Most Powerful Lawyers
Jo Backer Laird was recently named in Artnet Magazine's list of the Art World's 10 Most Powerful Lawyers. The list identifies lawyers who are “well-heeled intermediaries who wield increasing influence in an art world that has become more fraught—and litigious—the more money that runs through it.”
Hitachi Chemical to Plead Guilty to Price-Fixing
The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced this week that Hitachi Chemical Co. will plead guilty to a criminal charge for conspiring with competitors to fix the prices of electrolytic capacitors sold in the United States and elsewhere. The Tokyo-based company will pay an undisclosed fine and has agreed to cooperate with the DOJ’s investigation.
Steve Zalesin Named The American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week
Partner Steve Zalesin was selected as The American Lawyer’s ‘Litigator of the Week’ for securing a federal jury verdict for The Coca-Cola Company in a landmark advertising dispute over juice labeling brought by POM Wonderful.
Firm Secures Appellate Affirmance in Significant Victory for McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.
The firm secured a significant victory for McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a summary judgment decision in a long-running litigation brought in federal court in New York by Reed Elsevier.
Firm Secures Federal Circuit Affirmance for Microsoft
The firm secured a significant victory for Microsoft Corporation when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court decision in a multi-patent case relating to Microsoft’s Skype communications platform.
Craig A. Newman Named Among NLJ’s 2015 "Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers”
Partner Craig A. Newman has been named as one of the National Law Journal’s 2015 "Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers.” According to the NLJ, the list includes “50 people who have helped make a difference in...
Firm Authors Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Restore Patent Term to Thousands of Patents
The firm authored an amicus curiae brief for the New York Intellectual Property Law Association urging the Supreme Court to bring the PTO’s procedures for reviewing patent term adjustment in line with fundamental administrative law principles. The PTO’s procedures arbitrarily denied patent term to tens of thousands of patents with uncorrected PTO errors.
Firm Recognized Among “Best Places to Work” for LGBT Equality
Again this year, Patterson Belknap has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a “Best Place to Work” for LGBT workplace equality. The Firm scored a 100% rating in HRC’s newly released 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) report.
Firm Scores Win For Healthcare Client Against “Gray Market” Distributors
On November 6, 2015 Patterson Belknap won a preliminary injunction on behalf of a global healthcare company against multiple distributors, barring them from re-importing and selling the company’s diabetes test strips on...
Patterson Belknap Awarded Legal Aid Society’s 2015 Pro Bono Publico and Public Service Law Firm Award
On Monday, November 9, 2015, Patterson Belknap was honored to be the first recipient of The Legal Aid Society’s newly re-named 2015 Honorable Jonathan Lippman New York Pro Bono Publico and Public Service Law Firm Award for outstanding service to The Legal Aid Society and its clients. Each year, the Society gives an award to the law firm that exemplifies the highest standard of...
Firm Achieves Top Rankings in New York and Nationwide in Benchmark Litigation 2016 Guide
Patterson Belknap has again been ranked as a leading law firm nationally and in New York by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC’s Benchmark Litigation. Recognized in the top category, “Highly Recommended,” for New York Litigation, the 2016 edition notes, “From its sole New York office, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler has emerged as a firm whose work has spawned reverberations throughout the litigation market nationally; peers from California to DC offer recognition of its litigators and...
Firm Secures Two Appellate Antitrust Affirmances in Federal Court
Firm attorneys recently scored two significant appellate wins in antitrust cases, one in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the other in the Second Circuit. In a victory for our clients The Hershey Company...
Lewis V. Popovski and Jeffrey S. Ginsberg Join Patterson Belknap as Partners
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that patent litigators Lewis V. Popovski and Jeffrey S. Ginsberg have joined the Firm as partners.They will be members of the Firm’s nationally recognized Patent Litigation Practice Group and concentrate on...