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Kaye Scholer’s Stars Shine in Managing IP 2013

May 16, 2013

Kaye Scholer’s IP practice was recognized as one of the top firms nationally in the 2013 edition of the Managing IP Handbook, with 11 lawyers highlighted as “IP Stars” in the US, the first year the publication has awarded such a distinction.

Noting that “the firm is widely acknowledged for expertise in patent litigation, particular on behalf of clients in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries,” Managing IP ranked Kaye Scholer Tier 1 among “Highly Recommended” firms for both Patent Contentious and Trademark Contentious work in New York.  In California, we ranked Tier 1  among “Recommended” firms for Patent Contentious, Trademark Contentious and Copyright work. The publication went on to rank Kaye Scholer Nationally for its Patent Contentious, Bio Life Sciences and Trademark Contentious work.   We also secured our first-ever individual ranking in Chicago.

Ten Kaye Scholer Intellectual Property partners and one Media & Entertainment partner received the designation of 2013 “United States IP Star”:


  • Sheri Jeffrey (Media & Entertainment)
  • Michael Malecek
  • Peter Root
  • Rhonda Trotter


  • Robert Unikel

New York

  • David Barr
  • David Benyacar
  • Daniel DiNapoli
  • Paul Llewellyn
  • Aaron Stiefel
  • William Tanenbaum

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