Holland & Hart and its Attorneys Earn High Honors from IAM Patent 1000 for Patent Litigation and Licensing, Patent Prosecution

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Holland & Hart and seven of its attorneys have been named to the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2013.

"Holland & Hart is one of the elite regional performers with full-service patent practices," notes the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2013.

Holland & Hart LLP is proud to announce that the firm and seven of its attorneys have been named to the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2013 – the second annual guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in more than 40 jurisdictions around the globe, including 16 U.S. states.

In Colorado, Holland & Hart is ranked among the top firms for patent litigation and licensing, and is recommended for patent prosecution. The publication’s profile of the firm explains, “Holland & Hart is one of the elite regional performers with full-service patent practices,” noting that “its abilities are unparalleled.” The firm is also recommended in Utah for patent law, with the profile lauding, “Holland & Hart is behind many of Utah’s headline-grabbing patent verdicts.”

Holland & Hart’s Intellectual Property chair Don Degnan is recognized as “an exceptional litigator” earning him a place among the top-rated litigators in Colorado.

Jane Michaels, the firm’s Trial Practice chair, is described as “one of the most experienced [IP litigators] around” and is recognized among the gold-rated litigators for Colorado.

James Hartley is lauded as an “antitrust and patent infringement veteran” and is also listed among the top-rated litigators in Colorado.

Patent attorney Michael Drapkin, recognized as “first-rate” and “phenomenally smart,” is listed among the top patent prosecutors in Colorado.

Tracy Gray is noted for her “diverse expertise in consumer protection, privacy and security, as well as IP commercialization,” and is among the top licensing attorneys in Colorado.

Grant Foster is touted as “truly top-notch” for his “pre-filing and strategy advice,” as well as “strong relationships with clients” and is recognized among the top patent prosecutors in Utah.

One of Holland & Hart’s lead trial attorneys in Salt Lake City, Brett Foster is recognized among Utah’s top litigators, and described as “a fiery advocate… [who] has done by far the most contentious cases this year.”

The extensive research process was conducted over several months by a team of full-time analysts, and involved almost 1,000 interviews with private practice and in-house professionals across the globe.

About Holland & Hart

Holland & Hart LLP delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national and international clients of all sizes.

Since its inception in 1947, Holland & Hart’s more than 450 lawyers have consistently been recognized by leading national and international peer and industry review organizations for innovation and dedication to the practice of law.

For more information, visit http://www.hollandhart.com.

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