Kirkland was named to the "Intellectual Property Hot List," The National Law Journal's inaugural survey of the 20 top law firms that excel in providing patent, copyright and trademark legal services. Kirkland was noted for demonstrating creative strategies for litigation, patent prosecution, licensing and other transactional work. The firm was also recognized as an innovator in applying legal principles to fast changing technology.
The following cases were highlighted:
Case: Fairey, et al. v. The Associated Press
Client: The Associated Press
Lead Attorney: Dale Cendali
Case: In re BP Lubricants USA, Inc.
Client: BP Lubricants USA, Inc.
Lead Attorney: Russell Levine
Case: Solvay S.A. v. Honeywell International, Inc.
Client: Honeywell International
Lead Attorney: Gregg LoCascio
Case: Lucent Technologies Inc. v. Gateway Inc.
Client: Lucent Technologies Inc.
Lead Attorneys: Luke Dauchot, Jeanne Heffernan