Debevoise Recognized as the “Intellectual Property Team of the Year” at the 2015 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence

20 May 2015

May 20, 2015, New York – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP was named the “Intellectual Property Team of the Year” at Chambers and Partners' tenth annual Chambers USA Awards for Excellence. The awards ceremony, held on May 19, 2015, honored firms and individuals that have excelled in the U.S. legal market over the last year.

In its editorial commentary, Chambers described Debevoise & Plimpton as “a go-to firm for cutting-edge trademark and copyright work, with experience in handling the most significant and high-profile matters in the market.” Chambers also noted that the firm’s “clients include some of the world's best-known names in media, technology and sports.” The commentary specifically touted the firm’s work “for a consortium of broadcast networks in ABC et al v Aereo in an appeal to the Supreme Court, which found in the clients' favor by 6-3.”

Chambers’ sources sung the praises of the group as well, calling it “a great, dynamic practice” and “a heavy hitter that handles major cases in the area.”

Debevoise & Plimpton’s Intellectual Property practice handles a wide variety of cases nationwide, including trademark, trade dress and advertising disputes; copyright matters in media and entertainment; domain name disputes; right of publicity issues; and unfair competition, trade secret and patent cases. Many of its cases have cross-border components, and it has deep experience across a wide range of industries.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. The firm’s commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for world-class clients.