Name: Steve Cherny
Law firm: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart
Steven Cherny is a partner at Quinn Emanuel
Urquhart & Sullivan and focuses his practice on patent litigation
at the federal courts and at the International Trade Commission.
He has represented clients in the telecommunications, medical
devices, financial, electronics, pharmaceuticals and consumer
products industries. Cherny’s clients include Cisco, Oracle,
Motorola Solutions, Marvell, ABB, NetGear, and Convergex.
Name: Evan Chesler
Law firm: Cravath Swaine & Moore
Evan Chesler has experience in all areas of
intellectual property law and has represented clients
in numerous industries, including pharmaceutical, technology, media,
manufacturing and financial services. He is the chairman of the law
firm Cravath Swaine & Moore. He previously served as the firm’s head
of litigation, deputy presiding partner and presiding partner.
Name: Ronald Coleman
Law firm: Mandelbaum Salsburg
Ronald Coleman is a partner with Mandelbaum
Salsburg, where he focuses on all aspects of
intellectual property law. He has represented clients of various
sizes in both state and federal courts as well as at the Trademark
Trial and Appeal Board. Coleman has also represented major global
corporations including Louis Vuitton and is a member of INTA,
the Copyright Association of the USA, and the New York and New
Jersey Bar Associations.
Name: Dominick Conde
Law firm: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper
Dominick Conde’s practice focuses on patent
litigation matters and he has often represented clients in the
chemistry, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, biotechnology, consumer
goods, energy, industrial equipment, manufacturing, and medical
devices industries. His clients have included Astellas, Allergan,
Daiichi Sankyo, Currax Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, Mars, Merck,
Reckitt Benckiser, Sanofi, and Warner Chilcott.
Name: Trevor Cook
Law firm: Wilmer Cutler Pickering
Hale and Dorr
Trevor Cook has spent more than 40 years litigating
patent and other intellectual property disputes. He is a partner at
WilmerHale in the US, having joined in 2014 from Bird & Bird. His
practice covers all aspects of IP in a number of industries, but he
mainly specialises in the life sciences field. Cook, who qualified and
previously worked in the UK, is the chairman of the British Copyright
Council and has served as president of the UK group of AIPPI.
Name: Robert Cote
Law firm: McKool Smith
Robert Cote is the managing principal of McKool Smith’s New York
office, and focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation
including patents, trade secrets and unfair competition. He has
experience across all phases of discovery, prior art research, and
bench trials, as well as appellate practice before the US Court of
Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Name: Richard Dannay
Law firm: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman
Richard Dannay has experience in copyright, publishing and
trademark law, as well as libel, privacy, and publicity matters.
One of his notable cases was Penguin Group (USA) v Thomas
Steinbeck and Blake Smyle in 2009, where he obtained an appellate
reversal that invalidated the attempt by John Steinbeck’s son and
granddaughter to terminate Penguin’s publishing agreement
under section 304(d) of the Copyright Act. Penguin’s right to
continue publishing “The Grapes of Wrath” and other Steinbeck
works was upheld.
Name: Daniel DiNapoli
US District Court for the Southern District Partner
Law Legal Services
Life Sciences - Patent Litigation
Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of biotechnology, by The American Lawyer Litigation Daily as Litigator of the Week, has been ranked in Best Lawyers in America Daniel has represented leading research-Pfizer Inc and Chiron Corporation (now part experience includes patent infringement drugs, treatments for erectile dysfunction, www.worldipreview.com/leaders WIPR Leaders 2020 265
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Daniel P. DiNapoli
University JD,Columbia MS,Columbia BS, Electrical Engineering, 1983
Daniel DiNapoli concentrates his practice counseling. His intellectual property practice and trade secrets in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals,Pfizer’s blockbuster drugs Viagra® and Celebrexcomputer software, and telecommunications.Handbook 2015 and recommended by The by firm: Kaye Scholer
Daniel DiNapoli is a partner at Kaye Scholer
and has experience in all areas of intellectual
property law. He has focused his practice on patent, trade secrets,
and unfair competition litigation and counselling. He has often
represented clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology
industries. One of his notable cases was Pfizer v Lupin Pharma
et al where he acted as trial counsel for Pfizer in a patent
infringement case against Apotex, Lupin, Mylan, Teva and Watson
which centred on Pfizer’s drug Celebrex.