Firm Named One of Law360’s Food & Beverage Groups of the Year
Patterson Belknap has been named one of Law360’s Food & Beverage Groups of the Year. This recognition is attributed in large part to the food and beverage litigation team’s wins for Hershey Co., first in a proposed antioxidant benefit mislabeling class action and then again in an alleged chocolate price-fixing scheme.
Securities and Exchange Commission Gets Tough on Cybersecurity
As 2015 drew to a close, the Securities and Exchange Commission talked tough on cyber security. On top of the ever-growing drumbeat of business and headline risk and a series of bold public statements warning that lax cyber security would not be tolerated, The US regulator censured a small regional investment company...
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.
Patterson Belknap Announces Five New Counsel
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP announced that, effective January 1, 2016, Muhammad U. Faridi, Jonathan H. Hatch, Jenny L. Longman, Peter A. Nelson, and Janine Shissler will become counsel to the Firm.
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 Launches NY Patent Decisions Blog
The firm is pleased to announce the launch of NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com, a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
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 Authors Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court To Provide Guidance for IPR Proceedings
The firm authored an amicus curiae brief for the New York Intellectual Property Law Association urging the Supreme Court to provide guidance on two questions critical to the outcome of inter partes review proceedings. IPRs have quickly become proceedings of choice for challenging the validity 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...