Press Release May 13, 2015

Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Alston & Bird Attorneys as “IP Stars”

Seventeen Alston & Bird attorneys have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. The winners are selected based on the publication’s annual research into the IP market, as well as publicly available information and client and peer comments. The listed attorneys and their practices are:

  • Blas Arroyo - Counseling and Patent Litigation (North Carolina)
  • Martha Barber - Counseling, Licensing, Trademark Enforcement and Litigation, Trademark Prosecution (North Carolina)
  • Keith Broyles - (Georgia)
  • Michael Connor - Patent Litigation and Prosecution (North Carolina)
  • Jason Cooper - Counseling and Patent Prosecution (Georgia)
  • Patrick Flinn - Patent Litigation (District of Columbia and Georgia)
  • Guy Gosnell - Counseling, Licensing and Patent Prosecution (North Carolina)
  • James Harvey - Copyright Counseling (Georgia)
  • John Haynes - Counseling and Patent Litigation (Georgia)
  • Robert Lee - (Georgia)
  • Michael McCoy - PTAB Litigation (USPTO), ITC, Patent Licensing, Patent Litigation, Patent Strategy and Counseling (North Carolina)
  • Rick McDermott - Counseling, Patent Litigation, Trademark Enforcement and Litigation (North Carolina)
  • Michael Newton - Counseling, Licensing and Patent Litigation (Texas)
  • Scott Pivnick - Patent Litigation (District of Columbia)
  • Louis Karasik - Copyright, Patent Litigation, Trademark Enforcement and Litigation (California)
  • Frank Smith - (Georgia)
  • David Stewart - (Georgia)

Additionally Managing Intellectual Property named Alston & Bird “International Trade Commission Firm of the Year” and honored John Haynes as “Georgia IP Litigator of the Year.”

Published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, Managing Intellectual Property is the leading source of news and analysis on intellectual property worldwide.

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