Several publications covered the arrival of partners Timothy J. Carroll, Manny J. Caixeiro, Elizabeth M. Manno, Steven M. Lubezny, and Laura Wytsma and associate Vivian Sandoval at the firm’s growing Intellectual Property Litigation – Technology Group. Publications included Law360 and National Law Journal on July 12, 2021, World Trademark Review and Bloomberg Law on July 13, and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on July 15, among others.
Mr. Carroll’s exceptional record of success in representing industry leaders and emerging companies in high-risk patent cases has earned him the respect of his peers and the trust of his clients. He focuses his practice on cutting-edge technologies, including mobile apps, location-based services, messaging systems, medical devices, content-management platforms, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, and green technologies.
Mr. Caixeiro represents industry leaders and cutting-edge companies in their most challenging litigation matters. He focuses on complex commercial and intellectual property disputes across a range of industries, including software, medical devices, financial services, and entertainment.
Ms. Manno advises U.S. and international clients in the technology industry on patent infringement and other intellectual property matters. She has litigated patent and trademark cases before federal courts nationwide, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has secured wins for clients throughout various stages of litigation. Her intellectual property experience in the technology sector involves semiconductors, GPS, wireless devices, medical devices, and databases.
Mr. Lubezny focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has represented clients as litigation and trial counsel in district courts throughout the United States, with regard to such issues as patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, false advertising, and trademark infringement.
Ms. Wytsma represents clients in high-profile, high-stakes litigation, focusing on intellectual property proceedings in federal court, with an emphasis on patent and appellate litigation. She has significant trial experience as lead counsel and excels in presenting complex patent disputes to judges and juries.
Ms. Sandoval advises U.S. and international organizations and startups in the software technologies, biomedical, and mechanical devices industries on patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation. Her intellectual property counseling experience includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.