Michael Best: Again ranked among the top 25 intellectual property litigation firms in the nation


Jennifer R. Rupkey

Director, Client Development



Milwaukee, WI (September 2009) – For the sixth consecutive year, Michael Best’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group is ranked among the most prestigious firms in the country. According to the August/ September 2009 issue of IP Law & Business, Michael Best ranks 25th in the nation for patent litigation in terms of the number of District Court cases filed in 2008.

About Our Intellectual Property Litigation Group

In response to the critical strategic importance of intellectual property assets, Michael Best has developed one of the largest groups of intellectual property litigators in the Midwest. The team has successfully litigated major patent, trademark, internet, false advertising, copyright, trade secret and rights of publicity and privacy cases in federal and appellate courts in almost every circuit in the country, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the International Trade Commission.

About Michael Best

Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 220 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and intellectual property litigation; corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax, and wealth planning.

Michael Best is the exclusive Wisconsin member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. Visit http://www.lexmundi.com for more information. The firm is also a member of the China Alliance. The China Alliance is a unique arrangement established by four leading independent law firms in response to the increasing importance of China to the global marketplace and to North American businesses. Visit http://www.china-alliance.com for more information.