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2020 Edition of LMG Life Sciences Identifies Rothwell Figg and Four Attorneys as Industry Leaders

September 29, 2020

LMG Life Sciences, the definitive guide to leading North American law firms and lawyers specialized in the life sciences industry, once again recommends the firm’s Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Generic) practice and recognizes Rothwell Figg attorneys E. Anthony, Figg, Steven Lieberman, Joseph A. Hynds, and R. Danny Huntington as Life Sciences Stars in Intellectual Property. Firms and attorneys included in the 2020 guide are ranked based on three key criteria: case evidence, peer feedback, and client feedback.

E. Anthony Figg, "one of the preeminent Hatch-Waxman specialists in the market," was shortlisted for Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year in D.C. by the 2020 LMG Life Sciences Awards, and is recognized for General Patent Litigation and Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation in the 2020 rankings. In 2018, Mr. Figg was inducted into the LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame for his remarkable achievements in the industry. Mr. Figg specializes in intellectual property law, primarily involving the chemical, pharmaceutical, health care, and biotechnology industries. His practice focuses on patent litigation and inter partes matters before the PTAB, appeals, ADR, patent procurement, intellectual property licensing and related contract matters, opinions, and counseling.

Recognized for Patent Strategy & Management, General Patent Litigation, and Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation, Steven Lieberman has been litigating patent and other intellectual property cases since 1991, and he has served as lead counsel in numerous lawsuits in the pharmaceutical, biotech, veterinary, and medical products fields, including handling more than 30 Hatch-Waxman litigations. Mr. Lieberman has experience representing both generic and brand name companies across district courts, the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission. He also regularly advises clients on biosimilar issues and represents clients in IPR proceedings.

Joseph A. Hynds, recognized for Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation, has been practicing across the full spectrum of IP law at the firm for over 25 years, with a focus on patent infringement litigation. Mr. Hynds 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. Mr. Hynds handles cases covering a broad range of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and chemical technologies, among others.

R. Danny Huntington was presented as the Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year in the District of Columbia for 2019 during the 7th Annual LMG Life Sciences Awards on September 18, 2019. The event was part of the 2019 research cycle for LMG Life Sciences. In the 2020 rankings, Mr. Huntington is recognized in the practice areas of General Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution, and Patent Strategy & Management. Mr. Huntington is involved in all phases of intellectual property law, including U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, litigation in the federal and state courts, licensing, and general client counseling. He has extensive patent interference experience, with particular experience in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

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