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Baker Botts Announces the Promotion of New Counsel

HOUSTON, January 18, 2017 - Baker Botts, L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today the promotion of two new Counsel.

“David and Kathryn are outstanding lawyers who are focused on meeting the needs of our global clients on a daily basis and really represent our Firm’s dedication to providing the best in client service,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

David Cardwell, Counsel

Mr. Cardwell is an Antitrust and Competition lawyer based in the firm’s Brussels office. His practice focuses on EU competition law, including a particular concentration on EU and international merger control laws. Mr. Cardwell has represented clients in significant mergers and acquisitions across many industry areas, including the technology, pharmaceutical, media, automotive and heavy industry sectors. He has counseled clients in merger reviews before both the European Commission and national competition authorities, including cases involving advice on media plurality, regulated water industries and defense-related mergers.

Katie Juffa, Special Counsel

Ms. Juffa is an Intellectual Property lawyer based in Dallas. Her practice focuses on a range of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution, intellectual property counseling, technology transfers and patent litigation. Ms. Juffa prepares and prosecutes patent applications relating to telecommunications, software, financial services and other technologies. She also drafts claim charts and prepares arguments for reexamination and inter partes review before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


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