ALEXANDRIA, Va. - June 15, 2017 - Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC is proud to announce that Patrick Keane, executive shareholder in the firm’s intellectual property (IP) section, is named a “world-leading IP strategist” by IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. Keane, an executive shareholder and member of Buchanan’s leadership team, is a globally recognized IP standout, blending technical, legal and business expertise.

Keane focuses his practice on all aspects of IP counseling, including patent litigation, post grant proceedings such as inter partes review and post grant review, and strategic development and enforcement of international IP portfolios to optimize revenue and product sales. He provides strategic guidance on company growth via evaluation of IP and its role in business activities such as joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, government contracts and franchising opportunities. He focuses on building multi-disciplinary client services teams as appropriate to optimize collaboration with in-house counsel and as business drivers to manage risk and create innovative solutions to legal issues. Keane’s litigation background includes more than 20 years of experience representing small, mid and large cap companies in federal court actions and in proceedings before the International Trade Commission, including litigation for Fortune 500 companies.

Keane has been recognized internationally for his breadth of IP expertise and favorable resolution of international IP disputes. He received the George Hutchinson Committee Service Award in June 2016 for service to the Federal Circuit Bar Association, and is repeatedly recognized by IAM’s Patent 1000 and as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.

IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists is an annual listing of individuals shown to possess world-class skills in developing and rolling out exceptional IP strategies that maximize the value of patents, copyright, trademarks and other IP rights.

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