McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (“MBHB”) has been recognized by American Lawyer Media (“ALM”) as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm® for “Intellectual Property” law in their publication In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies. This distinction places MBHB in an elite group of firms delivering exceptional work for in-house legal departments at Fortune 500® companies.
ALM is an integrated media company and a leading provider of specialized business news and information that includes a focus on the legal sector. Go-To Law Firms® are identified though research conducted by ALM. Researchers send surveys to the General Counsel at each of the Fortune 500® companies asking which law firms they turn to for assistance in seven areas of law including Intellectual Property. Researchers also gather data from various public records sources and legal and business publications including The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal, Corporate Counsel magazine and other ALM publications.
All feedback is set to be summarized in the Ninth Annual Edition of In-house Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies. Slated for publication on December 31, 2011, the guide will be distributed to more than 20,000 General and In-House Counsel. A digital version will also be available on Top500.law.com.
About McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP provides creative, pragmatic business solutions through a variety of intellectual property services, including litigation, prosecution, and general client counseling. With offices in Illinois, California and North Carolina, MBHB provides comprehensive legal services to obtain and enforce their clients’ intellectual property rights, from navigating patent office procedures to litigating complex infringement actions. MBHB attorneys prosecute patent and trademark applications in both the U.S. and abroad, handle intellectual property litigation matters in trial and appellate courts across the country, and counsel clients nationwide and worldwide on the enforcement and defense of their intellectual property rights. MBHB attorneys are experienced in the procurement, licensing, enforcement, and defense of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition actions in a number of technological disciplines and product categories including biotechnology, business methods, chemical, electrical, mechanical and materials, pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, software and telecommunications. Comprised of over 75 attorneys, the law firm provides effective and service-oriented representation on a case-by-case basis. MBHB attorneys undertake each challenge with a full understanding of their client’s business plan and the ways in which the firm’s services help their clients reach their goals. Regardless of MBHB’s role, the firm never lose sight of their clients’ business objectives. MBHB clients know they have trusted their legal issues and plans for the future with knowledgeable, principled professionals who have their best business interests in mind. Website: www.mbhb.com.