Latham & Watkins



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Latham & Watkins is highly recommended for its contentious patent team. The group is experienced in Hatch-Waxman litigations, appeals, ITC investigations, PTAB proceedings and trade secrets disputes.

David Callahan and Kenneth Schuler are two of the firm’s standout practitioners in Chicago. Callahan currently acts as global IP litigation group co-chair, offering deep expertise in patent disputes in his personal practice. Schuler specializes in pharmaceutical patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act. He has handled federal court litigation, appeals and arbitrations.

Past clients include Actavis, Roxane Laboratories and Zimmer.


The firm was recently active for medical device company Zimmer in a patent dispute that resulted in an attorney’s fees award for the client.

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“Highly successful and formidable.”