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How Baker Botts has Evolved into IP Law Giant


Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm's Intellectual Property practice is featured in Texas Lawbook for the strength of its intellectual property law practice in the article, “The Patent for Evolving Intellectually Goes to Baker Botts.” The article showcases the practice’s growth to one of the largest and one of the most successful IP shops in the U.S. and its emergence into the patent litigation landscape over 25 years.  

The article states that revenue from the firm’s technology practice now equals that of its energy practice.  “Of our top 10 clients, six are technology companies,” says Dallas-based Bart Showalter, chair of the firm’s IP practice.

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Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 12 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. Since 1840, 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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