IP MVP: Kirkland & Ellis' Luke Dauchot

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 6:30 PM EST) -- As lead trial counsel for Medtronic Inc. subsidiary Warsaw Orthopedic Inc. in its patent dispute with NuVasive Inc., Luke Dauchot of Kirkland & Ellis LLP parlayed his extensive knowledge of the patents-in-suit along with his ability as a team leader into a jury award worth over $100 million, earning him a spot on Law360’s list of IP MVPs.

After losing to Dauchot in a couple of landmark cases, medical supply giant Medtronic retained him for its fight against NuVasive over patents for implants and devices used...
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