George R. McGuire, Chair of Bond's Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group Authors Chapter of "Best Practices of Leading IP Lawyers"

March 16, 2008

Bond, Schoeneck & King is proud to recognize Firm Partner (Member) George R. McGuire for his contribution to the recently published book, "The Best Practices of Leading IP Lawyers." Mr. McGuire wrote Chapter 11 for the book, "IP Strategies with a Focus on Patents."

"The Best Practices of Leading IP Lawyers" is an authoritative, insider's perspective on the inner workings of intellectual property cases from start to finish. Featuring partners and chairs from some of the nation's leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the various components of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and portfolios. These top lawyers give tips on protecting IP proactively, developing case strategies, analyzing the financial implications of IP matters, deciding when to settle vs. litigate, building and maintaining IP portfolios, and avoiding common mistakes. From identifying the role of IP counsel and other key players involved to discussing the importance of forming a strong client relationship, these authors explain important factors in developing the right strategy for the client and achieving the best possible outcome. Additionally, these leaders reveal their strategies for keeping clients informed of their rights and responsibilities, understanding legal jurisdiction, and maximizing creative solutions in a variable area of law.

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