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New York Law Journal Names Desmarais LLP IP Litigation Department of the Year


Desmarais LLP has won the New York Law Journal’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year award for 2019.
New York Law Journal recognized Desmarais LLP for several high-profile IP litigation victories in 2018 and 2019. These include winning an $82.5 million jury verdict for IBM; securing a $400 million pre-trial settlement for Cisco Systems; achieving summary dismissal of a multi-billion patent infringement suit against Apple; upholding a summary judgment victory at the Federal Circuit that removed $100 million in claims against IBM; and defeating an appellate challenge to a summary judgment victory that removed $75 million in claims against Cisco.
Desmarais LLP will receive the award and be honored at the New York Law Journal’s New York Legal Awards banquet on Oct. 23.
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