Press Release March 26, 2021

Alston & Bird Recognized Again as an ITC Market Leader by Patexia

Alston & Bird has once again been recognized by Patexia Inc. as a market leader representing respondents and complainants in Section 337 investigations conducted by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

In its 2021 ITC Intelligence Report identifying the top 100 ITC law firms and attorneys, Patexia ranks Alston & Bird among the top 5 most-active firms overall and the top 10 best-performing firms overall.

The report evaluates the activity and performance of over 350 law firms and 5,650 attorneys across more than 300 ITC cases filed under Section 337 between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2020.

Among the report’s other highlights, Alston & Bird also ranks among the:

  • Top 5 most-active law firms representing respondents 
  • Top 5 best-performing law firms representing complainants
  • Top 10 most-active law firms representing complainants
  • Top 25 best-performing law firms representing respondents

Additionally, the report identifies the following Alston & Bird attorneys among the best in handling ITC cases:

  • Tom Davison – ranked among the top 100 best overall performing attorneys and top 100 best-performing attorneys representing complainants.
  • John Haynes – ranked among the top 25 best overall performing attorneys and top 100 best-performing attorneys representing complainants.
  • Brian Hill – ranked among the top 25 most-active attorneys overall; top 25 most-active attorneys representing respondents; top 25 best-performing attorneys representing complainants; top 100 best overall performing attorneys; top 100 most-active attorneys representing complainants; and top 100 best-performing attorneys representing respondents.
  • Mike Newton – ranked among the top 100 best overall performing attorneys.
  • Scott Stevens – ranked among the top 100 best-performing attorneys representing respondents.
  • Adam Swain – ranked among the top 10 most-active attorneys overall; top 10 most-active attorneys representing respondents; top 25 most-active attorneys representing complainants; top 25 best-performing attorneys representing complainants; top 50 best overall performing attorneys; and top 100 best-performing attorneys representing respondents.

The report is the most recent by Patexia identifying Alston & Bird as a leader in intellectual property litigation. Previous studies highlighting the firm include Patexia’s 2020 ITC Intelligence Report and 2020 IPR Intelligence Report.   

Founded in 2010, Patexia Inc. is an intellectual property community and information service. The 2021 ITC Intelligence Report is based on data obtained from public sources, including the ITC’s Electronic Document Information System, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), as well as self-reported by attorneys on the Patexia website.

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