IAM Patent 1000 2013 Recommends Firm for National Plaintiff Patent Litigation, and Partners Martin Lueck and Ronald Schutz for Patent Litigation and Licensing in Minnesota

IAM 1000, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (June 4, 2013) – Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. is pleased to announce that IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2013 recommends the firm in the category ‘Firms: Litigation and Licensing’ in Minnesota. Firm chairman Martin R. Lueck and chair of the firm’s National IP Litigation group Ronald J. Schutz are recommended patent litigation lawyers in the state.

In national rankings, the firm is one of only six law firms recommended for plaintiff patent litigation.

The IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners guide notes:

“The formidable Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi retains pole position in the state. Its finely tuned focus and flawless execution of critical contentious mandates attract instructions from an illustrious array of rights holders, including Fortune 500 companies. Its seasoned, high-calibre attorneys have a ‘nuanced understanding of the most challenging of issues, considerable expertise and a responsive, client-minded attitude’.

Key figure Martin R Lueck is ‘a stellar advocate with a string of victories to his name’, while national IP litigation chair Ronald J Schutz is “a fantastic operator whose extraordinary lateral thinking leads to first-class, innovative strategies’.”

About the IAM Patent 1000

The IAM Patent 1000 is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as leading patent law and attorney firms, in 40 of the world’s most important jurisdictions and 17 US states.

Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.