Although Baker McKenzie's core strengths are in soft IP, the firm has an active contentious patent offering. In a new initiative spanning the global Baker McKenzie network, the team has taken a leadership role in establishing a plant variety rights service.
Head of IP Richard Gough leads a team that includes partner Elisabeth White. Both handles patent work.
The firm represented a domestic telecommunications provider as a defendant in a patent litigation. It has also been advising a US biotechnology company on patent strategy and on a potential litigation related to the launch of a generic product.