Fred Bartlit Named as One of the Thirteen "Most Influential Intellectual Property Lawyers in the United States"

Internet Patent News Service
June 2000

This week's National Law Journal has a supplement listing the 100 most influential lawyers in America. Thirteen of the lawyers are involved with intellectual property.  Here is a list of the thirteen lawyers:

  • Fred H. Bartlit, Jr. (Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago) Large patent litigation practice
  • Morgan Chu (Irell & Manella, Los Angeles) Litigator of complex intellectual property
  • Gordon K. Davidson (Fenwick & West, Palo Alto) Highly regarded adviser to Silicon Valley
  • Donald Dunner (Finnegan Henderson Farabrow Garrett Dunner, Washington) Noted patent and trademark litigation specialist
  • Craig W. Johnson (Venture Law Group, Menlo Park) Leading figure in venture capital in Silicon Valley
  • William F. Lee (Hale and Dorr, Boston) Powerhouse in complex litigation, particularly intellectual property
  • L. Lawrence Lessig (Stanford Law School, Stanford) Constitutional scholar (special master in Microsoft antitrust case)
  • John F. Lynch (Howrey Simon Arnold White, Los Angeles) Intellectual property litigator, particularly biotech
  • Pierce O'Donnell (O'Donnell & Shaeffer, Los Angeles) Intellectual property litigation
  • Pamela A. Samuelson (UCal Berkeley Law School, Berkeley) Key figure in intellectual property law and legal issues relating to software and the Internet
  • Herbert Schwartz (Fish & Neave, New York) Prominent intellectual property litigator
  • Larry W. Sonsini (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Palo Alto) "King of the IPO and dominant lawyer in Silicon Valley"