W|N’s Rick Nydegger, Brent Lorimer and John Stringham, all of whom are shareholders, have been recognized with Martindale-Hubbell’s® AV Preeminent® rating, which is its highest rating in both the ethical and legal ability categories.
Workman Nydegger has again been included in the prestigious list of “Go-To Law Firms” of the Top 500 Companies, for intellectual property. The list is featured in the 2013 Spring edition of Intellectual Property, a standalone supplement distributed with the April editions of Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer magazines. This honor puts Workman Nydegger in an elite group of firms nationwide that deliver exceptional work for the Fortune 500. This marks the eighth consecutive year W|N has been included in the list, more than any other IP firm in Utah.
Workman Nydegger is pleased to announce that several of its clients were awarded top honors in their respective categories in the 2013 Utah Best of State Awards. Trebor International was the winner in the category for Production and Manufacturing – Chemicals and Related Products, Del Sol won the category for Production and Manufacturing – Textile Products, and Staker Parson Companies was the winner in the category for Production and Manufacturing – Mining/Quarrying. All of us at Workman Nydegger extend our congratulations to the management and employees of these clients for their hard work and dedication.
W|N’s managing director, Brent Lorimer, was selected as one of 355 individual winners across some 70 jurisdictions worldwide for the excellence of his representation in intellectual property/patent matters.
Workman Nydegger has once again been recognized in its 2013 Guide to Leading Law Firms as one of the top law firms in Utah, by receiving a Band 1 ranking (the highest ranking possible) in the category of Intellectual Property from Chambers USA.
In a list of Top U.S. Patent Filers released by Managing Intellectual Property in its February 2013 survey, Workman Nydegger was ranked third among the top five outside counsel firms for Microsoft and Seiko Epson. Microsoft ranked 6th among the Top 25 U.S. Patent Filers and Seiko Epson ranked 12th. W|N was among an elite group of only a dozen firms who ranked among the top five outside counsel firms for more than one of the Top 25 U.S. Patent Filers.
In its list of Top Patent Firms for 2013, Workman Nydegger was ranked 37th nationally by Intellectual Property Today, a national trade journal focused on legal issues in patent, trademark and copyright law.
Workman Nydegger welcomes Justin J. Cassell as the firm’s newest equity shareholder. Mr. Cassell serves a significant clientele in Europe, and adds an important dimension to Workman Nydegger’s overseas practice. He is experienced in strategic client counseling, licensing transactions and matters relating to infringement opinions and freedom to operate, as well as strategic monitoring of competitive patent portfolios. Mr. Cassell also has significant experience in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. He routinely handles U.S. application filings based on applications filed abroad, and is well versed in international filing and prosecution in many jurisdictions around the world, including Europe, China, Japan, Australia, Canada and South America, and under the International Patent Cooperation Treaty.
Workman Nydegger received recognition as among the Top 10 firms in an overall ranking of the Top 20 firms published by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine (IAM). W|N ranked 8th nationally based on the quality of the patents secured for W|N clients.
Utah Business Magazine recently named eight of WN’s lawyers to the “Utah Legal Elite” list for 2013. Specifically, Rick Nydegger, Brent Lorimer, Jon Richards, John Stringham, John Guynn, Fraser Roy, Robert Aycock and Marcus Simon were selected by their peers for this honor based on excellence in the area of intellectual property.