Three Knobbe Martens Partners Selected to the 2019 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Lists

Congratulations to partners William R. Zimmerman, Jonathan E. Bachand, and Lincoln S. Essig for once again being included in Super Lawyers’ 2019 Washington D.C. "Super Lawyers" and “Rising Stars” lists.

William R. Zimmerman, Managing Partner of the firm’s D.C. office and co-chair of our Hatch-Waxman and Life Sciences litigation groups, has been repeatedly selected as a “Super Lawyer” for his work in life sciences litigation. Bill has served as lead counsel in over 100 pharmaceutical litigations. He is well-versed in the Abbreviated New Drug Application process and has collectively litigated over 200 cases involving pharmaceutical products with the Knobbe Martens team.

Jonathan E. Bachand has for the sixth time been selected for inclusion in the “Rising Stars" list for his work in intellectual property litigation. He represents various pharmaceutical and medical device clients in adversarial patent proceedings and is widely recognized for his experience representing companies in all phases of district court litigation and in 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission.

Lincoln S. Essig has once again been selected as an intellectual property “Rising Star”. Lincoln has a track record of successfully helping businesses build strategic patent portfolios for inventions in the fields of medical devices, software, electronics, and information technology. In addition, he routinely advises clients on matters related to licensing, due diligence, and patent infringement and validity.

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has close to 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 and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at