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Baker Botts’ IP Practice Earns ‘Highly Recommended’ Recognition From MIP Magazine



HOUSTON, May 9, 2014 -- In the May issue of Managing IP Magazine, Baker Botts was recognized -- for the second year in a row -- as “Highly Recommended” in Intellectual Property in Texas, “Recommended” in Patent Prosecution in Washington, D.C., and “Recommended” in Patent Contentious in New York, Washington, D.C. and California.

Baker Botts also earned inaugural rankings in Russia: Patent Contentious (Tier 4) and US: Bio/Life Sciences (Tier 5), and maintained its position in US: Patent Prosecution (Tier 5), US: ITC (Tier 4) and US: Patent Contentious (Tier 3).

The Managing IP editors noted that, “The firm has a culture that brings a high level of legal skill and understanding together with practical business common sense.”

Additionally, 10 firm lawyers from five offices were named IP Stars. The list of IP Stars includes: Douglas Kubehl (Dallas), Kevin Meek (Austin), Paul Morico (Houston), Scott Partridge (Houston), Barton Showalter (Dallas), David Wille (Dallas) of Texas; David Schlitz and Luke Pedersen of Washington, D.C.; and Paul Ragusa and Robert Scheinfeld of New York.

MIP’s IP Stars ranks market-leading lawyers at top US law firms, emphasizing editorial coverage of firms’ capabilities and analyzing attorneys to reflect their specific expertise. Managing IP is part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group.

To view the Firm’s IP Stars rankings, please click here.

About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 15 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Throughout our 174-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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