Seven Attorneys Recognized for Thought Leadership by JD Supra’s 2019 “Readers’ Choice Awards”

Once again, Knobbe Martens attorneys have been named “JD Supra Top Authors” in the publisher’s annual “Readers’ Choice Awards.” Partners Paul Stewart and Agnes Juang are among just 228 authors recognized for their visibility and thought leadership out of more than 50,000 who published articles on the JD Supra platform last year. Authors were honored in each of 26 key categories, with Stewart ranking first among patent authors and Juang honored for her excellence in life sciences. Knobbe Martens attorneys have been recognized every year since the establishment of the awards in 2016.

In addition, five other Knobbe Martens attorneys have been recognized as having written “Top Read Articles” in 2018. They include:

Eric Furman, a partner in San Diego: Lundbeck to Acquire Prexton Therapeutics for $1.1 billion

Albert Sueiras, an associate in Orange County: Alere Settles False Claims Act Allegations for $33 Million

Kerry Taylor and Nate Luman, partners in San Diego: PTAB Designates Informative Decisions on Discretionary Denial of Institution for Prior Art Previously Presented to the Office

April White, an associate in San Diego: J&J Accepts Platinum Equity’s $2.1B Offer for its LifeScan Subsidiary; Receives Offer for Advanced Sterilization Products Subsidiary

The “Readers’ Choice Awards” reflect a deep analysis of JD Supra’s reader data to reveal the authors with the highest total readership and engagement by the platform’s audience of C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across industries. A full list of winners can be found here.

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