Rothwell Figg is honored that four attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©: E. Anthony Figg ("Tony"), Steven Lieberman, Joseph Hynds ("Joe"), and R. Danny Huntington.
Tony is recognized in the 2020 edition in four different areas: Litigation – Patent, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Patent Law and Trademark Law. His practice focuses on patent litigation and inter partes matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), appeals, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), patent procurement, intellectual property licensing and related contract matters, opinions, and counseling. His work primarily involves the chemical, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and biotechnology industries. Tony previously received the Best Lawyers 2019 Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Washington, D.C.
Steven is recognized in Litigation – Intellectual Property. His practice encompasses the spectrum of intellectual property law, from patent litigation, especially in the pharmaceutical-medical area, to e-commerce, privacy, and post-grant proceedings. Steven has successfully represented a wide range of clients, from very large pharmaceutical companies to start-ups and small enterprises. He also regularly serves as lead counsel for large media company clients on intellectual property matters relating to electronic commerce.
Joe is recognized in four practice areas: Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law and Trademark Law. He was first listed in Best Lawyers in 2010. He has been practicing across the full spectrum of intellectual property law at Rothwell Figg for over 25 years with a focus on patent infringement litigation. He has particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation and related issues, having litigated numerous cases and in many, serving as lead counsel. He also has participated in numerous appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Joe handles cases covering a broad range of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, telecommunications, chemical, e-commerce, and electrical technologies, among others.
Danny, first listed in Best Lawyers in 2007, is recognized in the 2020 edition in the practice areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, and Patent Law. He is involved in all phases of intellectual property law, including United States and foreign patent prosecution, litigation in federal and state courts, licensing, and general client counseling. He has extensive experience with patent interferences and inter partes proceedings at the Patent Office, with particular expertise in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. He is a former chemist for The Gillette Research Institute.
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review, and the methodology is designed to reflect, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical region and legal practice area. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. To read more about Best Lawyers and to view the entire 2020 edition, click here.