Baker Botts Eyed As Model For Growth In IP Area

Law360, New York (May 12, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Amid strong growth in intellectual property practices at general-practice firms, many firms are looking to Baker Botts as a model for how to grow aggressively through acquisitions and lateral hiring.

Some 15 years after beginning its IP group’s expansion, the firm’s IP group is one of the cornerstones of its practice, and the largest practice group after the corporate and litigation groups.

“I don’t think we’ve ever been busier,” said Robert Scheinfeld, managing partner for the IP group’s New York office.

The Houston-based firm started to...
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