Desmarais LLP Shortlisted for 5 Managing IP Americas Awards
Managing IP nominated Desmarais LLP for five 2019 Americas Awards. Desmarais LLP’s nominations include U.S. Patent Contentious Firm of the Year, Northeast Patent Contentious Firm of the Year, Plaintiff Firm of the Year, Specialty IP Firm of the Year, and New York Outstanding Litigator of the Year for John Desmarais, founding partner of the firm.
Managing IP’s Americas Awards recognize the industry’s top intellectual property practices and honor firms’ achievements during the past 12 months.
Recent Desmarais LLP victories include an $82.5 million jury verdict for IBM; upholding a summary judgment of non-infringement at the Federal Circuit for claims of $100 million against IBM; a $400 million favorable settlement for Cisco Systems; and defeat of an appellate challenge to a summary judgment of non-infringement for claims of $75 million against Cisco.