Welsh & Katz Lures New IP Principal

Law360, New York (November 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Intellectual property firm Welsh & Katz Ltd. has lured James B. Conte, now a Welsh & Katz principal, into the fold with its reputation, specific focus on IP, size and support services.

Conte, who began working at Welsh & Katz on Thursday, said that he saw a growing tendency for clients to choose IP specialists over full-service firms for transactional IP work.

Welsh & Katz's focus on IP law was one major factor in Conte's decision to leave Barnes & Thornburg LLP — a general practice...
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