Barnes & Thornburg

District of Columbia

1717 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Suite 500
District of Columbia
D.C. 20006-4623

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Key contacts:

Firm Managing Partner : Robert T. Grand
Intellectual Property Chair: Julia Spoor Gard

Quick facts:

Established: 1982
Number of Partners: 75
Number of IP Practitioners: 120

Barnes & Thornburg’s Intellectual Property Department is among the largest in the country, with nearly 120 IP attorneys and professionals. We have more than 75 registered patent attorneys and agents all with technical degrees, including several Ph.Ds. Our practice covers a broad spectrum of services, including strategic IP portfolio services, prosecuting and litigating patents, trademarks and copyrights, enforcement of patents and trademarks and defense of IP enforcement actions. From coast to coast, we counsel clients from a variety of industries, such as medical device, plastics and packaging, internet and computer technology, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, automotive and aviation. With decades of experience, we understand that the many types of IP assets drive core business strategy and brand development. Our cost-conscious solutions help clients derive as much value from their intellectual resources as from their human resources.


Last updated 16th October 2020

Practice Areas: Life sciences, Trade mark litigation, Patent litigation, Patent strategy & counseling, Copyright

Sector Expertise: Advertising, Automotive, Biotechnology, Life sciences, Medical device, Nanotechnology, Food & beverage, Pharmaceutical, Internet