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®.

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Troy A. Groetken has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2012. He has more than 22 years of both intellectual property legal experience and technical experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and chemical fields. As a registered U.S. patent practitioner, Groetken regularly counsels Fortune 100 and 500 companies on complex IP matters involving strategic global patent portfolio development, implementation, and enforcement. He is recognized in the IAM Patent 1000.

Herbert D. Hart III has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2019. He has repeatedly been recognized as a leading IP practitioner by sources such as the IAM Patent 1000, Who’s Who Legal – Patents, Legal Media Group’s Life Sciences Stars, Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars and Legal Leaders’ Chicago’s Top-Rated LawyersHis many years of trial experience at the PTAB have led patent owners and petitioners alike to entrust their important cases to him.

Peter J. McAndrews is newly listed in the 26th Edition of Best Lawyers in America. Peter was ranked by Patexia as tenth in their nationwide list of “Top 50 Best Performing Attorneys representing Patent Owners” in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, with a 90.4 percent performance rating over the period of July 2013-June 2018.  He also received a 100 percent performance rating when representing petitioners. Additionally, he has been recognized as a World Intellectual Property Review Leader for each year (2016-2019) that the list has been published.

Timothy J. Malloy has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1999. Nationally recognized for his IP litigation successes, Malloy has been involved in numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements. His professional highlights include arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Eli Lilly and Company the leading case directed to the scope of patent protection for medical devices, obtaining a $166 million judgment for infringement and a $5 million award of attorney’s fees. In 2013, Malloy was featured in the inaugural “IAM 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners.” He is also listed by Chambers as one of the top IP lawyers in Illinois.

John J. Held was first included in the Best Lawyers in America listing in 2006. Held has successfully counseled clients in numerous patent, trademark, and copyright infringement actions. His work has focused on products in a wide spectrum of industries, including automotive parts and equipment, web handling and processing equipment, software products, refuse handling equipment, electronic receptacles and fittings, computer jukeboxes and games, sporting goods, and consumer products.