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Chambers USA 2019 Recognizes Marshall Gerstein

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to share that Chambers USA has once again ranked the Firm as a leader in U.S. intellectual property law in North America.

John R. Labbé Named 2019 ‘Intellectual Property Trailblazer’ by The National Law Journal

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce that litigation Partner John R. Labbé has been named an ‘Intellectual Property Trailblazer’ for 2019 by The National Law Journal.

Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year – Midwest by Managing Intellectual Property

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is honored to have been named “Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year – Midwest” during the Managing Intellectual Property Americas awards ceremony held on April 4, 2019, in New York, New York.

Life-Changing Work

An estimated 100 million people in the United States have criminal records. Although incarceration eventually ends for most, the effects of criminal records on employment opportunities is often permanent. Clemency can forgive a past crime, but just 3% of requests were granted in Illinois under Former-Governor Bruce Rauner. For associate attorney, Jonathan C. Hughley, a call from the Governor’s office that his client was granted clemency was an incredibly satisfying end to the months of hard work.

Our ability to link the law, science and business enables us to devise and execute our clients’ intellectual property strategies. Pamela L. CoxPartner
Clear communication is a key to success for any business. We recognize the virtues of that in counseling our clients, and we look for those skills in the lawyers we recruit.Sandip H. PatelPartner
From the aspects of intellectual property you would expect, to those you have never heard of, our firm has the global experience and wisdom to help solve your problems and identify creative solutions in today's highly technical and rapidly changing world.Randall G. RuethPartner
We understand that each of our clients is unique with unique business needs. Our representation of clients in all stages of development allows us to analyze IP from many perspectives and partner with our clients to achieve their business goals.Katherine L. Neville, Ph.D.Partner
We have a culture that allows us to attract and retain talented people who understand great client service. This is critical to our success.Jeffrey S. SharpManaging Partner
Our teams are staffed with technically-trained lawyers who are innately able to teach the technology, and engage with inventors, scientists, and expert witnesses.Mark H. IzraelewiczPartner
Our biotechnology clients are at the forefront of therapeutics, cleantech, and medical device innovation. We develop practical and creative IP strategies that keep pace with our clients’ technology and business goals.Heather R. KisslingPartner
An intellectual property transaction will usually impact almost every aspect of a company's business. That is why we strive to understand not only the client's goals in entering into an agreement, but how that transaction fits into the client's overall business plan.Robert M. GersteinPartner
I believe that protecting our clients’ brands with care and wisdom, focusing on them as the significant business assets that they are, and providing exceptional personalized service are critical components to building a rewarding and lasting client relationship.Maureen Beacom GormanPartner
Pro bono services are integral to our practice. In addition to the Firm's efforts, we partner with our clients to support their affiliated non-profit organizations and pro bono providers.Paul B. StephensPartner
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