Press Release

Morgan Lewis Practices, Partners Recognized by Managing IP in 2021 IP Stars


NEW YORK, July 29, 2021: Morgan Lewis has earned 16 practice area and 16 individual lawyer recognitions from Managing Intellectual Property in its 2021 edition of IP Stars for patent, trademark, IP transactional, US International Trade Commission (ITC) litigation, and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) litigation work.

In addition to maintaining its US-wide ITC and PTAB litigation and IP transactions rankings as well as trademark, patent, and intellectual property rankings across five US states, the District of Columbia, and China, Morgan Lewis earned new rankings in the United Kingdom, Russia, and China. IP Stars rankings are based on independent peer and client reviews of lawyers’ and firms’ strengths and skill, performance, and market standing. 

Morgan Lewis received recognition for the following practice areas:

  • United States: ITC Litigation
  • United States: PTAB Litigation
  • United States: IP Transactions
  • California: Patent Prosecution
  • California: Trademark Prosecution
  • District of Columbia: Trademark Contentious
  • District of Columbia: Trademark Prosecution
  • Illinois: Patent Contentious
  • Massachusetts: Patent Prosecution
  • Massachusetts: Trademark
  • Pennsylvania: Intellectual Property
  • Texas: Trademark
  • China: Patent – Foreign Firms
  • China: IP Transactions – Foreign Firms
  • Russia: IP Transactions
  • United Kingdom (England): Trademark Prosecution

The following partners were ranked:

  • Michael Abernathy
  • Louis Beardell
  • Nick Bolter
  • Dion Bregman
  • Karen Butcher
  • Steven Frank
  • Jeffrey Gargano
  • Mark Itri
  • Eric Kraeutler
  • Alan Leeds
  • David Levy
  • Michael Lyons
  • Eric Namrow
  • Carla Oakley
  • William Peterson
  • Jason White