McAndrews, Held & Malloy Attorneys Listed in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®


McAndrews, Held & Malloy announced that Troy A. Groetken, Herbert D. Hart III, Peter J. McAndrews, and Robert A. Surrette, together with founding partner John J. Held, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 27th Edition of Best Lawyers in America®.

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Troy A. Groetken has more than 25 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 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 to entrust their important cases to him.

John J. 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.

Peter J. McAndrews practices in all areas of intellectual property and complex technology law. He has been involved in all aspects of patent litigation, acquisition, and counseling across a broad spectrum of electrical, biomedical, and mechanical technologies. He is recognized in the IAM Patent 1000. Additionally, he has been listed as a World Intellectual Property Review Leader for each year (2016-2020) that the list has been published.

Robert A. Surrette serves as President of McAndrews and is also an Executive Committee member. He focuses his practice on the resolution of intellectual property and technology-related disputes with an emphasis on patent, trademark, trade secret, and trade dress litigation. For the last 15 years, Bob has counseled a leading global medical device manufacturer on numerous litigation and transactional matters. He is recognized in the IAM Patent 1000.