Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Venable's IP Litigation, Trademark and Copyright, and Patent Prosecution Practices; Names 16 Attorneys IP Stars for 2019

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Washington, DC (June 13, 2019)Managing Intellectual Property recognized Venable's IP Litigation, Trademark and Copyright, and Patent Prosecution practices nationally, in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New York. In addition, 16 attorneys were recognized as IP Stars in 2019.

Here is the full list of firm rankings:


  • Venable ranked Tier 3 in Copyright & Related Rights, Patent Contentious, and PTAB Litigation
  • Venable ranked Tier 2 in Life Sciences and Patent Prosecution
  • Venable received an honorable mention for Trademark Prosecution

District of Columbia

  • Venable is Recommended in Patent Contentious
  • Venable is Highly Recommended in Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious, and Trademark Prosecution


  • Venable is Recommended in Intellectual Property

New York

  • Venable is Recommended in Copyright & Related Rights and Trademark Contentious
  • Venable is Highly Recommended in Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, and Trademark Prosecution

Here is the full list of attorney rankings:


  • Susan Hollander – Trademark

District of Columbia

  • Roger Colaizzi – Trademark, Patent
  • William Coston – Trademark, Patent
  • Edmund Haughey – Trademark, Patent
  • Andrew Pratt – Trademark, Patent
  • Steven Warner – Trademark, Patent
  • Mark Williamson – Patent


  • Michael MacWilliams – Patent

New York

  • John Carlin – Patent, Trademark
  • Dominick Conde – Patent
  • John Murnane – Patent
  • Scott Reed – Patent
  • Alicia Russo – Patent
  • Michael Sandonato – Patent
  • William Solander – Patent
  • Ha Kung Wong – Patent

Founded in 1990, Managing Intellectual Property describes itself as the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. Firm rankings and IP Star recognitions are determined through an extensive research process involving a survey of IP practitioners from more than 80 countries and feedback from clients and peers.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, visit