Firm Also Praised for Delivering Top-Quality Legal Services to Clients
Chicago, IL -- McAndrews, Held & Malloy, one of the nation’s preeminent legal resources on intellectual property and complex technology law, announced today that shareholder Edward A. Mas II and founding partner and Chairman Timothy J. Malloy were featured in the inaugural edition of Intellectual Asset Management magazine’s (IAM) “IAM 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners.” Both attorneys were recognized in the guide’s litigation category.
According to the publisher, Mas was described as a “terrific, savvy litigator” who “routinely secures the best position for his clients.” Malloy was praised as “one of the best [trial lawyers] around…smart as a whip…wonderfully articulate.” IAM also noted that McAndrews, Held & Malloy shines in the Chicago market as a vital source of expertise in patents.
To compile the rankings, IAM conducted almost 1,000 telephone interviews over a five-month period with various attorneys and in-house counsel to identify leaders in the intellectual property field. Attorneys only qualified for the listing when they received substantial positive feedback from peers and clients who understand their practice.
“Ed and Tim are most deserving of this honor,” said John J. Held, founding partner at McAndrews, Held & Malloy. “They have led by example at our firm for years, and it’s wonderful that they are recognized by their peers for their litigation successes on behalf of their clients.”
Mas has worked with clients in a wide range of technologies, with a special emphasis on medical devices. His practice focuses on patent litigation and other complex technology-related litigation. One of his professional highlights includes securing a $166 million dollar victory for Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., which rates among the top patent damages awards of all time. In addition to medical devices, Mas’s litigation practice has involved such diverse technologies as antibody expression systems, barcode scanners and printers, bicycle equipment and automotive sensors. Mas also handles patent reexaminations and other proceedings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, client counseling, licensing, clearance opinions and portfolio management.
Nationally recognized for his intellectual property litigation successes, Malloy has been involved in numerous multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements and has served as lead counsel in many trials throughout the country. His professional highlights include arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Eli Lilly and Company the leading case directed to the scope of patent protection for medical devices.
About McAndrews, Held & Malloy
Founded in 1988, McAndrews, Held & Malloy is one of the nation’s preeminent legal resources on intellectual property, antitrust and technology matters, serving institutions ranging from major multinationals and start-ups to world-class colleges and universities. The firm’s technically trained attorneys have built a record of litigation successes in jury trials, bench trials and ADR proceedings. In addition, McAndrews offers its clients services in the following areas: patent and trademark procurement and portfolio management, patent interferences, trademark oppositions and cancellations, international practice, intellectual property/technology opinions and investigations, due diligence and M&A support, technology licensing and joint ventures, and technology transfers and donations. Additional information can be found at www.mcandrews-ip.com.