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2004 Burton Award for Legal Achievement in Writing

June 14, 2004

Two of Kaye Scholer's patent litigation partners, Daniel L. Reisner and David K. Barr, were selected as 2004 Burton Award winners for their article entitled "High Court Declines to Reassess 'Brulotte': Seventh Circuit Challenge Rejected, So Post-Expiration Patent Royalty Restrictions Remain," published in the New York Law Journal in 2003. The Burton Foundation ( is a volunteer, not-for-profit, academic organization that concentrates on legal writing. The quality and number of article submissions by law firms and law schools is extremely competitive, and award recipients are selected from nominations by deans of 181 ABA-accredited law schools, as well as from nominations by managing partners of the 500 largest U.S. law firms. The 2004 awards event was held in the Great Hall in the Library of Congress in Washington, DC on June 14, 2004.