June 21, 2012Press Release

Michael Best Attorney Named Illinois Patent Expert

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP intellectual property partner, Larry L. Saret, was named a recommended licensing expert in the United States – Illinois rankings by Intellectual Asset Management magazine in its newest rankings, IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The publication which identifies top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe, states “Larry Saret of Michael Best & Friedrich is prescribed as one of the best for small to medium-sized enterprises when it comes to the drafting and negotiation of license agreements. An impressive all-rounder, he works across all aspects of IP protection and enforcement.”

The guide was compiled through extensive research involving nearly 1,000 interviews with attorneys at law, patent attorneys, and in-house counsel. Only those individuals receiving sufficient positive feedback from clients and peers, in conjunction with market sources identifying their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent litigation were featured.

Saret is a member of the intellectual property and technology industry practice groups at Michael Best. He conducts litigation, prosecutes domestic and foreign patents, trademark and copyright applications, and prepares intellectual property licenses, and other contracts. Saret’s experience involves a wide variety of technologies, including computer and internet, motorized and non-motorized vehicles, medical, toys, electrical products, laboratory equipment and others. His industry experience is also varied, such as restaurant and food, financial, sports and entertainment, and retail merchandise. The variety and depth of Mr. Saret’s practice has resulted in innovative solutions for many legal problems.
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