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Finnegan Wins "Intellectual Property Firm of the Year" at LMG Life Sciences Awards

September 19, 2016

Related Professionals: Sukduang, Sanya , Irving, Thomas L., Jakes, J. Michael , Arner, Erika Harmon

Award/Ranking;Press Release

September 19, 2016

Contacts:    Mark D. Sweet, Managing Partner

                       James B. Monroe, Chair

Finnegan Wins "Intellectual Property Firm of the Year" at LMG Life Sciences Awards


WASHINGTON, DC—On September 14, 2016, LMG Life Sciences held its fourth annual awards dinner, at which Finnegan received the “Intellectual Property Firm of the Year” award. The firm also received an award for “Patent Impact Case of the Year” for its work on the Howmedica Osteonics Corporation v. Zimmer Inc. case.

The LMG Life Sciences awards honors law firms and attorneys who have made a significant impact in the life sciences industry. Finnegan advises life sciences clients on virtually every intellectual property issue related to biotechnology, branded biologics and biosimilars, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. In addition to receiving two awards, Finnegan and its attorneys were also shortlisted in the following categories: Hatch-Waxman Litigation Firm of the Year – Branded; Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year; Inter Partes Review Firm of the Year; J. Michael Jakes and Sanya Sukduang for General Patent Litigator of the Year Patent – District of Columbia; Thomas L. Irving for Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia; and Erika H. Arner for Post Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year.

About LMG Life Sciences
LMG Life Sciences is a publication that aims to present attorneys and firms in a way that speaks to the intricacies of both the legal market and the life sciences industry. The publication’s distinctive editorial structure highlights firms that specialize in regulatory, intellectual property, finance and transactional, and non-IP litigation and enforcement by editorializing ranked firms and by listing attorneys as Life Sciences Stars in a way that shows overlap between certain legal areas. Research for the publication is based on reviewing nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, as well as speaking with clients and reviewing public information.

About Finnegan
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, Palo Alto, Reston, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, and Washington, DC, the firm practices all aspects of patenttrademarkcopyright, and trade secret law, including counselingprosecutionlicensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to European patents and trade marksinternational tradeportfolio management, the Internete-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.