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Law360 Survey Reveals Baker Botts Dominated at the Federal Circuit in 2017 for Patent Victories

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WASHINGTON, February 22, 2018 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is one of the few law firms to secure the most Intellectual Property (IP) victories in the Federal Circuit in 2017. 

Law360’s survey report “The Firms that Dominated At The Federal Circuit In 2017,” published on February 19, 2018, reveals Baker Botts is among the top firms that handled “some of the hottest issues” in IP, obtaining eight wins and an 80% winning percentage in cases before the Federal Circuit in 2017.

Law360 annually reviews the patent opinions issued by the Federal Circuit to identify the law firms that secured the most victories from the previous year. Baker Botts is among the top five firms included in Law360’s recent survey as “racking up wins and setting precedents in all corners of patent law” last year.  

Baker Botts’ 180 IP lawyers and patent professionals collectively hold more than 220 scientific and technical degrees spanning diverse fields such as computer science, electrical engineering, life sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, aerospace engineering and others. The firm’s patent litigation docket includes more than 150 current patent cases in district courts, the ITC, and the Federal Circuit. In addition, the firm’s PTAB Trials Practice has handled over 300 matters at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on behalf of clients.


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