These Law Firms Dominated At The Federal Circuit In 2016

Law360, Boston (March 1, 2017, 12:14 PM EST) -- Law360's analysis of patent opinions issued by the Federal Circuit reveals nine firms that were at the top of their game in 2016, racking up the most wins at the appeals court in high-stakes brawls over patent rights.

WilmerHale led the pack last year with 14 wins for companies including Nike Inc. and Medtronic Inc.

Close behind were patent litigation boutiques Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP and Fish & Richardson PC, which racked up 12 and 10 wins respectively. Kirkland & Ellis LLP, also a frequent winner before the Federal Circuit, had a standout year as well, scoring definitive...

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