Ex-Knobbe Martens, Heim Payne Partners Launch IP Boutique

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 4:45 PM EDT) -- In the seven years since Congress passed its landmark patent law creating inter partes reviews, some larger litigation firms have struggled to fit their models to the new speedier format. But two veteran patent litigators, formerly with Knobbe Martens and Heim Payne & Chorush LLP, saw that challenge as an opportunity to launch a different kind of intellectual property firm Thursday.

Former Knobbe Martens partner Michelle Armond joined forces with Douglas Wilson, a former partner at Heim Payne, to open Armond Wilson LLP, an IP boutique designed to focus on America Invents Act reviews and Federal Circuit appeals while offering more...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS