LMG Life Sciences Awards 2019 - Winners

Hemmie Chang - Foley Hoag

Jonathan Kahan - Hogan Lovells

Ann Malester - Weil Gotshal & Manges

Harry Radomski - Goodmans

Gregory Diskant - Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler

Hall of Fame Inductees


Regulatory

Regulatory Attorney of the Year: FDA Pharmaceuticals

Josephine Torrente, Hyman Phelps & McNamara

Regulatory Attorney of the Year: FDA Medical Device

Gregory Levine, Ropes & Gray

Regulatory Attorney of the Year: Pricing & Reimbursement

Alice Valder Curran, Hogan Lovells

US Rising Star – Regulatory

Mahnu Davar, Arnold & Porter

Regulatory Firm of the Year

Hogan Lovells

Regulatory Firm to Watch

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld


Financial & Corporate

Corporate Attorney of the Year

Stuart Cable, Goodwin Procter

Licensing & Collaboration Attorney of the Year

Judith Hasko, Latham & Watkins

M&A Attorney of the Year

Charles Ruck, Latham & Watkins

Corporate Firm of the Year

Goodwin Procter

Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year

Cooley

M&A Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

Financial & Corporate In-House Team of the Year

Gilead Sciences

Venture Capital Firm of the Year

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

US Rising Star – Financial & Corporate

Megan Baca, Ropes & Gray

Firm to Watch – Financial & Corporate

Baker McKenzie


Intellectual Property

 

Intellectual Property Boutique Firm of the Year

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Hatch-Waxman Litigator of the Year – Branded

Bruce Genderson, Williams & Connolly

Hatch-Waxman Litigation Firm of the Year – Branded

Williams & Connolly

Hatch-Waxman Litigator of the Year – Generic

Shannon Bloodworth, Perkins Coie

Hatch-Waxman Litigation Firm of the Year – Generic

Goodwin Procter

General Patent Litigator of the Year – California

Juanita Brooks, Fish & Richardson

General Patent Litigator of the Year – District of Columbia

Matthew Wolf, Arnold & Porter

General Patent Litigator of the Year – Midwest

David Anstaett, Perkins Coie

General Patent Litigator of the Year – New England

Sarah Columbia, McDermott Will & Emery

General Patent Litigator of the Year – New York

Raymond Nimrod, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

General Patent Litigation Firm of the Year

WilmerHale

Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – California

Mika Reiner Mayer, Cooley

Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – District of Columbia

R Danny Huntington, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck

Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – Massachusetts

Fangli Chen, Proskauer Rose

Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – Midwest

Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, RinLaures

Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – New York

Ivor Elrifi, Cooley

Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year

Knobbe Martens

Post-Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year

Eldora Ellison, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Intellectual Property Firm of the Year

WilmerHale

Inter-Partes Review Firm of the Year

Paul Hastings

Intellectual Property Firm to Watch

Desmarais

Intellectual Property In-House Team of the Year

Amgen

US Rising Star - Intellectual Property

Katherine Helm, Dechert

Appellate Litigator of the Year – Intellectual Property

Deanne Maynard, Morrison & Foerster


Litigation & Enforcement

Product Liability Attorney of the Year

Diane Sullivan, Weil Gotshal & Manges

US Life Cycle Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

Product Liability Firm of the Year

Butler Snow

Government Investigations Attorney of the Year

Kirk Ogrosky, Arnold & Porter

Government Investigations Firm of the Year

Williams & Connolly

Antitrust Litigator of the Year

Steven Newborn, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Antitrust Firm of the Year

Arnold & Porter

Trial Lawyer of the Year – Non-IP Litigation

Diane Sullivan, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Firm to Watch – Non-IP Litigation

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings


Canada

 

Canadian Product Liability Attorney of the Year

Gordon McKee, Blake Cassels & Graydon

Canadian Product Liability Firm of the Year

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Canadian In-House Team of the Year

Sandoz Canada

Canadian Life Cycle Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Canadian Patent Litigation Attorney of the Year

Jason Markwell, Belmore Neidrauer

Canadian Patent Contentious Firm of the Year

Belmore Neidrauer

Canadian Patent Non-Contentious Attorney of the Year

Eileen McMahon, Torys

Canadian Patent Non-Contentious Firm of the Year

Bereskin & Parr

Canadian Rising Star

Stephanie Anderson, Belmore Neidrauer

Canadian Financial & Corporate Attorney of the Year

Cheryl Reicin, Torys

Canadian Financial & Corporate Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Canadian Regulatory Attorney of the Year

Alice Tseng, Smart & Biggar


Canadian Deals of the Year

Sandoz Canada collaborative agreement with Tilray

ABK Biomedical C$40 million Series B financing

CDRD and NEOMED Institute combination to create adMare BioInnovations

Canadian IP Impact Cases of the Year

Janssen et al v Teva Canada

Bayer v Apotex

Non-IP Litigation Impact Cases of the Year

Johnson & Johnson talcum powder mass tort litigation

HSU et al v Puma Biotechnology et al

Merck Sharp & Dohme v Albrecht

Finance & Corporate Deals of the Year

AbbVie acquisition of Allergan for $63 billion

Roche acquisition of Spark Technologies for $4.8 billion

Goldfinch Bio collaboration with Gilead Sciences valued at $2.59 billion

Nurix Therapeutics collaboration with Gilead Sciences valued at $2.48 billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb acquisition of Celgene for $74 billion

Patent Impact Cases of the Year

Bayer Healthcare v Baxalta et al

Regents of the University of California et al v Broad Institute et al

Momenta Pharmaceuticals v Bristol-Myers Squibb

Amgen v Sandoz

Hatch-Waxman Impact Cases of the Year

Novartis Pharmaceuticals et al v Breckenridge Pharmaceutical et al

Novartis Pharmaceuticals et al v Ezra Ventures

Teva Pharmaceuticals et al v Sandoz et al

Helsinn Healthcare v Teva Pharmaceuticals

Novartis Pharmaceuticals et al v Breckenridge Pharmaceutical et al

Vanda Pharmaceuticals v West-Ward Pharmaceuticals

Galderma Laboratories v Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Impact Matters of the Year