IP Boutiques Shrink Amid Litigation Slowdown

Law360, New York (March 15, 2015, 9:09 PM EDT) -- With some types of intellectual property litigation slowing down, four major IP boutiques responded in the past year by reducing their attorney head counts by between 9 and 20 percent, according to figures compiled by Law360.

Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto and Brinks Gilson & Lione each reduced their ranks by 25 or more attorneys over the last year. Of the four, Kenyon & Kenyon saw the biggest drop, with 32 fewer attorneys, or 20 percent of its head count.

The figures for those four firms were outliers among IP...

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

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!