Patent Reform Lobbying Pays Big For Akin Gump

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Lobbying powerhouse Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has been a big winner among law firms reaping benefits from Congress’ latest wrangle over patent reform, as companies and interest groups turned to lobbying shops in the first quarter of 2011 to help them weigh in on some of the legislation’s controversial provisions.

In the first three months of 2011, Akin Gump was the greatest beneficiary of fierce lobbying efforts launched by companies eager to present their perspective to lawmakers, according to federal disclosures, with the...
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