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Baker Botts’ Intellectual Property Partner, Robert Scheinfeld, Named 2019 New York Law Journal Distinguished Leader


New York, June 19, 2019 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology, media, life sciences and energy law firm, is proud to announce that New York-based Intellectual Property partner, Robert Scheinfeld, has been honored as one of the New York Law Journal’s 2019 “Distinguished Leaders.” The award recognizes attorneys in leadership roles who achieved notable results in the past year.

Mr. Scheinfeld is a first chair patent trial attorney with 35 years of experience. His representations involve a broad range of subject matter in the technology sector, including semiconductors, electronics, telecommunications, cryptography, payment systems, and magnetic media.

From 1995 to 2017, Mr. Scheinfeld was the bimonthly patent and trademark columnist for the New York Law Journal. He has published more than 100 patent and trademark-related articles addressing a range of timely topics. Mr. Scheinfeld also taught patent law as an adjunct professor of law in New York for six years. He was a member of the firm's Executive Committee from 2008-2014, the firm's New York IP Department Chair from 2003-2018, and the New York Partner-In-Charge from 2014-2019.

With more than 180 IP lawyers and patent professionals, holding more than 220 technical degrees, Baker Botts has a deep bench of practitioners with a wealth of experience in patent litigation, patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings.

To see the full list of 2019 Distinguished Leaders, please click here.

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