A survey of corporate counsel conducted by BTI Consulting Group, the “BTI Litigation Outlook 2014 report
,” cited Edwards Wildman
as a top 20 “Standout” firm for complex commercial and IP Litigation. BTI is a leading provider of market research for professional service firms. The 2014 BTI Litigation Outlook analyzed client feedback from one-on-one, in-depth interviews with 300 general counsel and in-house litigation counsel at some of the world’s largest companies.
Intellectual property is regarded as one of Edwards Wildman’s greatest strengths. Businesses and individuals throughout the world seek the help and counsel of the firm’s 120 IP attorneys for complex prosecution, sophisticated transactions and difficult litigation involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, licensing and domain names. Edwards Wildman’s intellectual property heritage extends over 150 years and currently the firm’s attorneys represent intellectual property clients in the United States and abroad, including many in Europe, Japan, Korea, and elsewhere in Asia. The IP Litigation Practice Group at Edwards Wildman is a combination of litigation lawyers who focus on intellectual property disputes and IP lawyers who practice in the litigation arena. In addition, the firm accesses the vast in-house technical expertise of its IP lawyers and technology specialists covering virtually every area of technology. Edwards Wildman, recognized as having a Tier 1 IP Litigation practice by the 2013 US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms", has broad experience in all types of disputes arising from intellectual property rights.
Edwards Wildman’s commercial litigation practice successfully resolves complex business disputes for clients across a broad range of industries. The firm’s experience spans the complete spectrum of legal problems arising from a variety of business relationships – including commercial contract disputes, distribution and franchise agreements, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and close corporations, unfair and deceptive trade practices claims and other business torts, bankruptcy proceedings, and vendor and supply agreements. The firm's attorneys also have substantial experience defending companies in a variety of consumer or customer initiated litigation involving unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer financing, and compliance with consumer-oriented regulations.