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Eighteen Knobbe Martens Partners Recognized Among The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that eighteen partners, including Maria Anderson, Fred Berretta, Bill Bunker, John M. Carson, Joseph Cianfrani, Joseph Jennings, Steven Nataupsky, Carol Pitzel Cruz, Joseph Re, Joseph Reisman Ph.D., Arthur Rose, Melanie Seelig, John Sganga, Sheila Swaroop, Mauricio Uribe, Karen Vogel Weil, Lynda Zadra-Symes, and Boris Zelkind, have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

John Sganga was also recognized by Best Lawyers® as Orange County’s 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for Intellectual Property Litigation and Trade Secrets Law. This award, earned by receiving high peer ratings for abilities, professionalism and integrity, is only given to one lawyer per practice area and community.

Knobbe Martens partners were recognized in the following practice areas:

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 is based on a rigorous peer-review evaluation involving more than 7.3 million votes by other lawyers.  For additional information, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at www.knobbe.com.

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Meet the Knobbe Martens Attorneys

Ms. Anderson joined the firm as a partner in the Seattle office in January 2008. Ms. Anderson has extensive experience in comprehensive, strategic client counseling in all aspects of...
With three decades of intellectual property law experience, John Carson’s practice involves representing clients at varying stages of the growth curve in the acquisition, protection...
Joe Cianfrani is the chair of the firm’s litigation practice. For the last 20 years he has successfully represented the firm’s clients in high-stakes intellectual­ property disputes...
Joseph F. Jennings is a litigation partner in the firm’s Orange County office. Mr. Jennings represents various clients in all type of intellectual-property disputes, including those...
Steven J. Nataupsky is the Managing Partner of Knobbe Martens.  With approximately 300 lawyers and scientists, Knobbe Martens is one of the largest firms focusing on intellectual...
Carol Pitzel Cruz represents various clients in all aspects of intellectual property disputes, with a focus on patent litigation.  She is experienced in the area of pharmaceutical...
Mr. Re is a nationally recognized trial and appellate attorney, having handled high-stakes technology cases in federal courts throughout the country for over thirty years. Mr. Re's...
Joseph M. Reisman is a partner in our San Diego office. Dr. Reisman's practice involves patent prosecution and strategic counseling, chiefly for clients in the pharmaceutical industry...
Ms. Seelig joined the firm as a partner in the Seattle office in January 2008. Ms. Seelig has extensive experience in comprehensive client counseling and management in all aspects of...
An experienced and proven advocate and trial lawyer, John Sganga has spent over three decades successfully and exclusively litigating intellectual property and technology disputes....
Sheila N. Swaroop focuses her practice on litigation of intellectual property disputes. She has been litigating IP cases for over 16 years in industries and technologies including...
Mauricio has extensive experience in comprehensive client counseling in all aspects of intellectual property law. He has been very active in the prosecution of patent applications in...
Intellectual property litigator and trial attorney Karen Vogel Weil represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex, high-stakes patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret disputes...
Lynda Zadra-Symes is a litigation partner and co-chair of the firm’s trademark and copyright litigation practice groups. She represents clients through all stages of U.S. litigation,...
Boris Zelkind is a partner in our San Diego office.  Mr. Zelkind’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent infringement, trade secrets, trademark,...
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