Banner & Witcoff is recognized for patent prosecution and litigation in the United States, and patent prosecution and litigation in Illinois and Washington, D.C., in the 2018 edition of Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars. The firm is also recognized for trademarks in Illinois.
According to MIP‘s national coverage of the firm:
Banner & Witcoff has an excellent reputation as one of the go-to patent boutique firms in the Upper Midwest. Clients continue to praise Banner & Witcoff, stating that the IP team is, “very attentive to our needs.” Peers also commend the firm for its contentious patent work.
DC-based Ross Dannenberg specializes in issues relating to the internet, video games, telecommunications and computer software. He has maintained clients like Citrix and Mentor Graphics Corp for a long time, handling their patent prosecution matters. He also has expertise in trademark issues. Chicago-based Christopher Renk handles both patent and trademark litigation. Renk represented Nike before the PTAB in IPR proceedings and Converse in one of the largest trademark matters before the ITC. Helen Hill Minsker has expertise in trademark advice and prosecution. One market commentator praises the team, stating: “They really serve as partners and are outstanding lawyers and communicators.”
Marc S. Cooperman, Ross A. Dannenberg, Michael J. Harris, John P. Iwanicki, Sarah A. Kagan, Robert S. Katz, Christopher L. McKee, Timothy C. Meece, Frederic M. Meeker, Helen Hill Minsker, Darrell G. Mottley, Joseph M. Potenza, Christopher J. Renk, Joseph M. Skerpon, Richard S. Stockton, J. Pieter van Es and Bradley C. Wright are recognized as 2018 MIP Stars.
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