Eleven Alston & Bird attorneys have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property in its 2019 rankings of the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) practitioners and practices.
The publication also ranked three Alston & Bird attorneys as “Rising Stars” and highlighted several of the firm’s IP practices as leaders nationally and at the state level.
Both the individual attorney and practice rankings are derived from client and peer recommendations and research across more than 130 jurisdictions worldwide.
The Alston & Bird attorneys named “IP Stars” are:
- Keith Broyles: Patent (Georgia)
- Michael Connor: Patent (North Carolina)
- Jason Cooper: Patent (Georgia)
- Patrick Flinn: Patent (Georgia)
- Guy Gosnell: Patent (North Carolina)
- James Harvey: Patent and Trademark (Georgia)
- John Haynes: Patent (Georgia)
- Robert Lee: Patent (Georgia)
- Michael Newton: Patent (Texas)
- Scott Pivnick: Patent and Trademark (District of Columbia)
- David Stewart: Trademark (Georgia)
Additionally, the following Alston & Bird attorneys were named “Rising Stars”:
- James Abe: United States
- Zack Higbee: United States
- Dan O'Connor: United States
- Copyright: Notable
- ITC Litigation: Tier 2
- Patent Contentious: Tier 3
- PTAB Litigation: Tier 3
- Trademark Contentious: Notable
The Alston & Bird IP practices ranked statewide are:
- Georgia – Intellectual Property: Highly Recommended
- North Carolina – Intellectual Property: Highly Recommended
- Texas – Intellectual Property: Recommended
Published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, Managing Intellectual Property is the leading source of news and analysis on intellectual property worldwide.