Ballard IP Group Hops Across Town To Steptoe

Law360, New York (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP has added a seven-attorney trademark portfolio management group, including partner Brian Winterfeldt, to its Washington, D.C., office from Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP.

The move — completed Friday — marks the departure of the entirety of Ballard Spahr's trademark practice in its Washington office. The 20-person group also includes four paralegals and an assortment of other support staff and joins Steptoe's five or so existing Washington trademark professionals with three full-time trademark litigators, according to Winterfeldt.

The group focuses mainly on...
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