Attorneys are part of MBHB’s new Transactions & High-Tech Litigation Strategy Practice Group
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (MBHB), a leading intellectual property law firm, announced today the addition of a highly-regarded team of six attorneys. The Austin, Texas based team, led by Jeffrey Toler, primarily represents Fortune 500 companies and institutionally funded private companies in IP strategy and patent monetization. They will join MBHB’s new Transactions & High-Tech Litigation Strategy Practice Group.
Led by Jeffrey Toler, the team’s substantial experience in IP litigation, and their presence in Austin’s rising technology innovation hub, makes them a key addition to MBHB’s already thriving litigation practice. The new Transactions & High-Tech Litigation Strategy Practice Group will represent clients in IP litigation before the federal courts, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in private mediation.
“I am excited to welcome this talented team to MBHB, which will expand our well-established IP expertise and litigation capabilities,” said Grantland Drutchas, Managing Partner of McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. “With deep roots in Austin, the team also gives us access to the exciting high-tech ecosystem expanding among this area’s successful start-ups, existing technology parks and its leading research university.”
MBHB’s litigation practice offers a wide range of litigation services and technical knowledge. The attorneys represent clients from small start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in all types of intellectual property litigation, both in plaintiff and defense positions. MBHB attorneys are experienced with litigating disputes over patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition.
“I look forward to working closely with Grant and the MBHB litigation team to develop and implement high-value patent strategies for clients,” said Jeffrey Toler, Chair of MBHB’s new Transactions & High-Tech Litigation Strategy Practice Group. “As innovation in artificial intelligence, telecommunications and other leading high-tech technologies continues to evolve, our team will bring sophistication and creativity to the challenges of IP protection and litigation strategies.”
The team of new attorneys includes:
For more information about MBHB’s new Transactions & High-Tech Litigation Strategy Practice Group, visit https://www.mbhb.com/services/transactions-high-tech-litigation-strategy.
About McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
With offices in Illinois, California and North Carolina, MBHB provides a variety of intellectual property services, including litigation, prosecution and general client counseling. With a balanced focus on prosecution and litigation, 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 and pharmaceuticals, cannabis, chemical, electrical, mechanical and materials, medical device and diagnostics, software and business methods, and telecommunications. www.mbhb.com