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Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Six Husch Blackwell Attorneys

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Managing Intellectual Property magazine has recognized six Husch Blackwell lawyers in its 2017 IP STARS directory, one of the leading guides to intellectual property law firms and lawyers.  Husch Blackwell lawyers listed in this year’s guide include:

  • Michael Annis, St. Louis (Patent, Trademark)
  • Samuel Digirolamo, St. Louis (Patent, Trademark)            
  • William Kircher, Kansas City (Patent)
  • Edward Manzo, Chicago (Patent)
  • Rudy Telscher, St. Louis (Patent, Trademark)
  • James White, Chicago (Patent)

Additionally, the firm’s intellectual property team garnered practice-wide recognition as well. IP STARS listed Husch Blackwell as a Highly Recommended firm for Intellectual Property in Missouri. The firm was listed as a Recommended firm in Illinois in both the “Patent contentious” and “Patent filing & prosecution” categories. On a nationwide basis, Husch Blackwell was one of 48 law firms ranked for patent filing and prosecution.

Managing Intellectual Property has provided law firm rankings since 1996. Its IP STARS directory covers 80 jurisdictions worldwide, and its research methodology entails a six-month process of gathering and analyzing independent information, as well as information provided by law firms. The directory is published each spring.


Edward D. Manzo

Senior Counsel

Rudy Telscher


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