Drinker Biddle, Gardner Carton To Merge

Law360, New York (November 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- By merging, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP will boost their respective, mid-sized intellectual property practices.

Gardner Carton currently has around nine attorneys handling patent law. Drinker Biddle’s practice group is slightly larger overall, and handles intellectual property portfolio management, issuance of patent, trademark and copyright opinions, patent and trademark prosecution, due diligence, legislative and regulatory monitoring, and some litigation.

The firms revealed their intention to merge last week.

The merged firm will be known as Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP...
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