Rising Star: Akin Gump's Steven Maslowski

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 5:55 PM EDT) -- In 2008, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner Steven Maslowski brought a $300 million patent suit against Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. to a halt midtrial by eliciting new testimony during cross-examination — just one achievement that has earned him a spot on Law360's list of 10 intellectual property lawyers under 40 to watch.

In that case, filed by Tyco Healthcare Group LP over a patent on an ultrasonic surgical scalpel, Maslowski elicited testimony from one of Tyco's witnesses on cross-examination that called Tyco's ownership of...
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