Goodwin Procter Expands IP Practice

Friday, June 1, 2007 - 01:00

Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the expansion of its intellectual property (IP) practice with the addition of six partners to the firm's Washington, DC office.

The new partners, joiningfrom Hunton & Williams, include Thomas J. Scott Jr., Scott L. Robertson, Jennifer A. Albert, Patrick A. Doody, David M. Young and Stephen T. Schreiner.

Mr. Scott, who has more than 30 years of experience focusing on intellectual property law, will chair the firm's national IP practice. He previously chaired Hunton & Williams' IP practice and was responsible for the firm's patent and trademark practice and the related technology-based IP practice.

Goodwin Procter also announced the addition of Mark Abate as a partner to the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation practice in New York. Mr. Abate, who has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of the nation's foremost IP lawyers, concentrates his practice on trials and appeals of patent infringement cases. He has tried cases to their successful conclusions in U.S. district courts and has handled appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and matters before the International Trade Commission.