February 18, 2008Press Release

Michael Best Welcomes IP Litigation Partner to Chicago

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is pleased to welcome Marshall J. Schmitt as a new partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. Schmitt’s practice involves resolving disputes regarding scientific issues, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation, and counseling clients in chemical and biotechnology matters.  He has significant experience in disputes involving diverse subject matters including: patent; trade secrets; trademark; unfair competition; copyright; antitrust; False Claims Act; government contracts (including terminations for default); cable television franchising; insurance coverage; dissolution of partnerships and professional corporations; and internal investigations.

Schmitt also has extensive experience in criminal matters, having represented indigent clients pro bono, including several death penalty cases.

Schmitt received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.S., cum laude, from the University of Chicago.

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