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Baker Botts’ Robert Maier Named 2015 "Rising Star" by New York Law Journal


NEW YORK, May 15, 2015 - Baker Botts LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that Robert Maier, an Intellectual Property partner in the firm’s New York office, has been named one of the New York Law Journal's 2015 "Rising Stars."

Maier is one of 50 lawyers under the age of 40 chosen by a panel of 24 esteemed judges for the distinction. The judges reviewed over 300 nominations of attorneys who have established a record of accomplishments and demonstrated that they are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.

He has previously been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” for 2013 and 2014; and in Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, 2012-2014.

Maier concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation, especially involving high tech patents. He has significant experience through all phases of litigation, including discovery, Markman hearings, summary judgment and trial. He also handles patent preparation and prosecution and intellectual property licensing and counseling, including due diligence evaluations for mergers and acquisitions.

His profile will appear in the New York Law Journal special section on June 16, and he will be recognized at an event that evening at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Ave., New York, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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