McKool Smith ranked top ten in Corporate Counsel magazine’s listing of the “Top Law Firms for Filing ITC Cases in 2011.” The article, “ITC Survey 2012: A Niche With Staying Power,” discusses the surge and increasing popularity of the International Trade Commission (ITC) as a forum to resolve intellectual property disputes. The article explains, “…in today's fast-paced global economy, more and more companies are flocking to the agency for quick results and powerful remedies.”
McKool Smith is home to seasoned ITC trial lawyers who have litigated over 65 patent infringement cases before the ITC and hundreds more in federal District Courts. Our ITC litigation practice includes two former ITC senior investigative attorneys who served as lead counsel in many Section 337 investigations involving high-technology litigation, including petitions for temporary relief, gray market cases, and numerous patent cases involving pharmaceutical, electronic, and other technologies. The team also includes trained engineers, a former ITC law clerk, and numerous intellectual property trial lawyers with advanced engineering and science degrees.