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In Chambers' 2011 review of national legal talent in the area of "International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Nationwide Ranking: Tier 3
The Firm: Kirkland & Ellis' Section 337 practice ties in with the formidable strength of its overall IP group. The integrated national practice coordinates between offices, including Washington, DC, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
Sources Say: "Clients feel comfortable using this firm and it has a deservedly good reputation."
Key Individuals: Robert Krupka is a distinguished patent litigator, having argued before the ITC in some very significant Section 337 matters. Most recently, he has been acting for Apple as respondent against a complaint filed by Nokia concerning Apple's electronic devices, such as the iPod and iPhone.
Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 — www.chambersandpartners.com.