Morrison & Foerster Adds Six Litigators to its Industry-Leading IP Litigation Group in San Francisco

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six highly regarded IP litigators to its Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation group. The San Francisco-based team, which joins from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, consists of partners Stefani E. Shanberg and Jennifer J. Schmidt, of counsel Robin L. Brewer, and associates Eugene Marder, Madeleine E. Greene, and Michael J. Guo.

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Mintz Levin Deepens California IP Capabilities With Addition of Top Patent Attorney

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. continues to expand its bicoastal Intellectual Property practice with the addition of veteran patent attorney Alex Trimble, Ph.D. who will serve as a Member in the San Francisco office. The addition of Mr. Trimble to the San Francisco office closely follows the recent additions of Member Stephen J. Akerley as well as Of Counsel Phil Ducker and associate Adrian Kwan.

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Reed Smith Expands Corporate Practice in San Francisco

Global law firm Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Scott C. Smith as a partner in the firm’s Global Corporate Group in San Francisco. Smith was most recently a partner at Hanson Bridgett. Smith’s addition is the latest in a number of lateral hires that the firm has announced in San Francisco since the beginning of 2017: Paul Mohun, former Associate General Counsel at Gap, Inc., joined the firm at the beginning of February; and a team of five state tax attorneys from Morrison Foerester, led by Andres Vallejo, joined on February 27.

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