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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP  

Legal Services | New York, USA

www.pbwt.com
tel: 212 336 2000 | fax: 212 336 2222
1133 Avenue of the Americas | New York | New York | 10036-6710 | USA


Offices

New York, New York

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP's Overview

Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers committed to providing high quality legal advice and service to clients and to maintaining a congenial and diverse workplace. We make our clients’ business issues our own. At the same time, we care about our attorneys, our staff and the community we are privileged to serve. As a result of our performance and our values, the firm was included on The American Lawyer’s 2015 “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States.

Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law. Our practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews. Clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to major media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from fine art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1919
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 200

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Art and Museum Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Reorganization and Creditors' Rights
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Corporate
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • False Advertising
  • False Claims Act & Whistleblower Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Practice
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Law Firm Defense
  • Litigation
  • Media, Entertainment and Sports
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Patent Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private Equity
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Derivatives Litigation
  • Structured Finance Litigation
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt and Copyright Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Sara Arrow

Sara A. ArrowAssociate





Craig Dent

Craig W. DentAssociate



Robert Fair

Robert FairAssociate


Dana Fritz

Dana B. FritzAssociate


Matthew Funk

Matthew FunkAssociate

Joshua Furman

Joshua FurmanAssociate


Terra Hittson

Terra HittsonAssociate



Laura Kaufman

Laura KaufmanAssociate

W. Scott Kim

W. Scott KimAssociate


Esther Kim

Esther KimAssociate

Jeff Kinkle

Jeff KinkleAssociate


David Kleban

David KlebanAssociate


Ryan Kurtz

Ryan J. KurtzAssociate

Eric LaPre

Eric B. LaPreAssociate


Alvin Li

Alvin LiAssociate

Hui Li

Hui LiAssociate


Emily Liu

Emily Y. LiuAssociate



Andrew Meiser

Andrew MeiserAssociate

Jane Metcalf

Jane MetcalfAssociate


Tanvi Mirani

Tanvi MiraniAssociate


Ryan Mott

Ryan M. MottAssociate

Jacob Newman

Jacob NewmanAssociate


Kade Olsen

Kade N. OlsenAssociate


Deborah  Plum

Deborah PlumAssociate



Louis Russo

Louis RussoAssociate









Amy Vegari

Amy N. VegariAssociate


Lisa Wang

Lisa WangAssociate

Matthew Weiss

Matthew WeissAssociate


Zuo (Zoey) Yi

Zuo (Zoey) YiAssociate


Sam Yospe

Sam A. YospeAssociate


Counsel

Other

Becky Armady

Becky ArmadyStaff Attorney

Eric Barnosky

Eric BarnoskyStaff Attorney

Shaun Carr

Shaun L. CarrStaff Attorney


Michael Farinacci

Michael FarinacciStaff Attorney

Daniel Graf

Daniel GrafStaff Attorney


Ethan Kisch

Ethan KischLaw Clerk

Justine Lozada

Justine LozadaStaff Attorney


Wolete Moko

Wolete MokoLaw Clerk


Articles

Daesang V. NutraSweet Reaffirms NY's Pro-Arbitration Attitude
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, October 2018

Earlier this year, in a widely followed arbitration case, a unanimous panel of the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department, concluded that the New York County, Commercial Division, erred when it partially vacated an arbitration award on the ground that the arbitrators manifestly disregarded the law. As a result, the Appellate Division confirmed the arbitration award.[1] Background The case arose from an international commercial dispute between two artificial sweetener producers.[2] NutraSweet Co. had entered into an agreement with Daesang Corp. to purchase Daesang’s aspartame business...

Seventh Circuit Issues Strong Endorsement of Learned Intermediary Doctrine in Medical-Device MDL
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, April 2018

The manufacturer of a product generally has a duty to warn the end-consumer of any serious risks associated with that product. In the context of prescription drugs and medical devices, however, the “learned intermediary” doctrine holds that the manufacturer need not warn the end-consumer (i.e., patient). Instead, the manufacturer discharges its obligations by warning the prescribing physician. Last month, in In re Zimmer, NexGen Knee Implant Product Liability Litigation, 884 F.3d 746 (7th Cir. 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a powerful endorsement of the rule, applying it under Wisconsin state law for the first time...

All articles submitted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Press

Patterson Belknap Wins Dismissal in Products Liability Case for Healthcare Company
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, July 2018

On July 27, 2018, Patterson Belknap scored a win for our client, a Fortune 100 healthcare company, when the court granted a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in a products liability suit related to talcum powder. The New York Supreme Court in Manhattan relied on the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco, 136 S. Ct...

Patterson Belknap’s Anti-Counterfeiting Team Scores Two Wins for Medical Device Manufacturer
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, March 2018

On March 7, 2018, the Hon. LaShann Dearcy Hall, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, adopted a January 16, 2018 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Steven M. Gold, granting “a permanent injunction prohibiting all defendants from infringing, counterfeiting, or otherwise violating” our client’s federally registered trademark on a blood glucose test strip, which is used by diabetics to monitor their blood glucose levels. The Court entered judgment against the defendants in the amount of $3.3 million in statutory damages and $6 million in punitive damages. To read the Judgment order, click here. Separately, on February 27, 2018, the Hon. Margo K. Brodie, U.S...

All press submitted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Blogs

Antitrust Update
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing,...

Bankruptcy Update Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Patterson Belknap is pleased to announce the launch of Bankruptcy Update Blog, a source of current news and analysis of key bankruptcy cases and developments in U.S. and international matters. ? Daniel A. Lowenthal, Chair of the Firm?s Business Reorganization and Creditors? Rights Practice, leads...

Biologics Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Biologics Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis related to biologics, including the legal developments, trends and changing regulation that impact the biotechnology industry. Patterson Belknap represents biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in a broad range of...

Data Security Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with...

Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

ExemptOrgResource.com is an online resource for information and insight on the unique legal issues impacting nonprofit organizations. The site is designed to keep the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization community up-to-date on legal developments, changing regulations and good practices.

New York Commercial Division Decisions
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court...

NY Patent Decisions Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive...

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog is your place to follow the criminal law decisions rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. With a rich 225-year history of legendary judges like Learned Hand and Henry Friendly, the Second Circuit has long been known for writing important...

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