Appellate Group Of The Year: WilmerHale

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2012, 8:21 PM EST) -- Among the cases WilmerHale argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last year included its appellate attorneys persuading justices that patent invalidity must be proved by clear and convincing evidence in a closely watched case involving Microsoft Corp. and that the Bayh-Dole Act doesn't automatically vest patent rights to federal contractors, earning the firm a spot on Law360’s Appellate Groups of 2011.

Attorneys from WilmerHale's Supreme Court and appellate practice group argued six cases in the high court last year and more than 40 cases in federal...
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