Awards and Rankings February 03, 2020

Five Goodwin Partners Named to IAM Global Leaders Guide

Goodwin partners Malcolm Bates, Neel Chatterjee, Elizabeth Holland, Kingsley Taft and Daryl Wiesen have been selected for the 2020 IAM Global Leaders Guide. The guide recognizes the elite intellectual property lawyers from around the world.

Bates is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences groups, where he specializes in the commercialization of intellectual property rights with a particular expertise in life sciences and advises on a range of transactions including licenses, collaborations, distribution, manufacturing, outsourcing and R&D projects. He has been consistently named a leading lawyer by Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK.

Chatterjee, a partner in the firm’s IP Litigation Practice and member of its Executive Committee, is a widely recognized technology litigator and trial lawyer. He was named an IP Vanguard by the California State Bar and an IP Trailblazer and Pioneer by the National Law Journal. His work has also been recognized by Intellectual Asset Management, Managing IP, Chambers, Benchmark Litigation, The Recorder, American Lawyer and Daily Journal.

Holland, a partner in the firm’s IP Litigation Practice and member of its Partnership Committee, is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses exclusively on patent infringement and related litigation. She has been recognized by IAM 1000, The Legal 500, Chambers USA and Managing IP. She was also named one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation and has twice been named Hatch Waxman Litigator of the Year by LMG Life Sciences.

Taft is a senior partner, global co-chair of Goodwin's Life Sciences practice, and member of the Allocations Committee who represents emerging to mature life sciences companies in all aspects of their business and legal affairs. He has been recognized as a leading life sciences lawyer by Chambers, The Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000 and PLC Cross-Border Life Sciences Handbook and is a member of the LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame.

Wiesen is chair of Goodwin’s IP Litigation Practice, and has more than 20 years of experience advising clients in all phases of patent litigation, from initial counseling up through trial and appeal. His accomplishments have garnered accolades from Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000 and Best Lawyers. He has also been named a Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences and Outstanding IP Litigator in Massachusetts by Managing IP.

To see the full IAM Global Leaders Guide, please click here.