Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Foley Attorneys as 2015 IP Stars

21 May 2015 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine has named 15 Foley attorneys as individual IP Stars in its 2015 World IP Survey:

District of Columbia

  • Pavan K. Agarwal
  • Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff
  • Michael D. Kaminski
  • Stephen B. Maebius
  • David L. Rosen
  • Gilberto M. (Ybet) Villacorta


  • Ted R. Rittmaster
  • Gerald F. Swiss


  • John C. Vetter


  • Jeanne M. Gills


  • John D. Lanza
  • Matthew B. Lowrie

New York

  • Jeffrey H. Greene


  • Charles G. Carter
  • Joseph N. Ziebert


  • Michael D. Kaminski

Additionally, Foley was named among the top intellectual property law firms in the U.S., ranking nationally in both the patent and trademark categories of the annual survey. In the patent category, Foley ranked in the areas of PTAB litigation, Bio/life sciences, ITC litigation, contentious practice, and prosecution. In the trademark category, the firm ranked in the areas of contentious practice and prosecution. Foley was also ranked among the top foreign law firms in Japan in both the patent and trademark categories.

Managing Intellectual Property magazine is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. The IP Stars listing is included in MIP’s annual World IP Survey, which covers over 80 countries and ranks leading law firms by nation. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative published survey of the IP legal market. Rankings are determined from extensive research that is compiled by a team in London, New York, and Hong Kong and is based on responses from thousands of practitioners by phone, surveys, email and in face-to-face meetings. A list of individual "IP Stars" in each jurisdiction is included in the survey, as recommended and confirmed by their peers and clients in each respective jurisdiction.


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