Scott McBride’s “Strategies for Controlling Costs in Patent Litigation” Featured in Law360

In an Expert Analysis in Law360, McAndrews Shareholder Scott McBride reflects on recent data on patent litigation costs and offers a variety of strategies for keeping them under control. Read the full article here.

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Alejandro Menchaca Receives MIT Harold E. Lobdell Distinguished Service Award

McAndrews congratulates Shareholder Alejandro Menchaca, who was named by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Alumni Association as one of its 2019 Harold E. Lobdell Distinguished Service Award recipients. The award recognizes extraordinary service to the Alumni Association and MIT. Menchaca has held volunteer leadership roles in the MIT Club of Chicago, the MIT Educational […]


McAndrews, Held & Malloy Attorneys Listed in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®

McAndrews, Held & Malloy announced that Troy A. Groetken, Herbert D. Hart III and Peter J. McAndrews, together with founding partners Timothy J. Malloy and John J. Held, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 26th Edition of Best Lawyers in America®. Best Lawyers® is one of the most respected publications in the legal profession. Inclusion is based solely […]

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Christopher V. Carani Presents at AIPLA Design Rights Bootcamp

McAndrews Shareholder Christopher V. Carani was a featured speaker at the AIPLA Design Rights Bootcamp held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law from August 5-6. The two-day event was a comprehensive CLE program designed for both new and experienced practitioners wanting to learn about protecting and enforcing designs in all areas of IP. Carani’s presentation […]

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Christopher V. Carani to Speak at the NAPP Annual Meeting and Conference

McAndrews Shareholder Christopher V. Carani will deliver the presentation “Advanced Tips for Litigating Design Patent Cases” at the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) Annual Meeting and Conference. He will address strategic issues unique to litigating design patent cases, including claim construction, infringement, invalidity, and remedies. The annual meeting and conference takes place July 22-24 […]

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Christopher V. Carani Named to the IAM Strategy 300

McAndrews, Held & Malloy Shareholder Christopher V. Carani has been named to the 2019 IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists list. IAM magazine notes that Chris is “one of the world’s leading design patent strategists.” He has previously been referred to by IAM as one of the U.S.’s “pre-eminent design law experts” and […]

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Sarah Biggs and Malaika Tyson Lead Panel at Women, Diversity & Change Summit

McAndrews Shareholder Sarah Biggs and Partner Malaika Tyson teamed up June 6th to lead a panel on “Intergenerational Interactions in the Workplace.” The panel was part of the Women, Diversity & Change Summit in Chicago, which drew more than 220 attendees.

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Sandra Frantzen on IP Strategy Summit Panel

McAndrews Shareholder Sandra Frantzen joined senior counsel from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Plano Synergy, and Astellas Pharma on a panel at the 5th Annual IP Strategy Summit held June 5 in Chicago. The four focused on “Navigating M&A, Transactions, and Licensing in a New Landscape.” Topics included the current IP transactions landscape, overall M&A activity and […]

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