Insights: News Releases Thirty-Two Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named 2016 Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

ATLANTA (May 26)Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that 32 of the firm’s attorneys were named to Managing Intellectual Property’s (Managing IP) - IP Stars (2016). Managing IP's annual list features highly recommended practitioners in private practice in over 40 jurisdictions.

Managing IP’s IP Stars rankings are based on an extensive and rigorous research and independent feedback among thousands of IP practitioners by a team of researchers. To be included, attorneys must have received a large number of recommendations from peers and clients. Attorneys cannot vote for their own inclusion or solicit votes from associates.

For the first time this year, Managing IP designated a separate list for Trademark Stars and Patent Stars. Managing IP does not endorse any specific practice area, industry, or legal specialty, beyond the “IP Star” designation. For more information about Managing IP’s IP Stars, please click here.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recognized as “IP Stars” include:


  • Kenneth Allen (Patent Star)
  • Jennifer Arkowitz (Trademark Star)
  • Roger Cook (Patent Star)
  • Paul Haughey (Patent Star)
  • Patrick Jewik (Patent Star)
  • Anthony Malutta (Trademark Star)
  • Steve Moore (Patent Star)
  • Babak Sani (Patent Star)
  • William Shaffer (Patent Star)


  • Thomas Franklin (Patent Star and Trademark Star)
  • Darin Gibby (Patent Star)
  • David Sipiora (Patent Star and Trademark Star)


  • Joseph Beck (Trademark Star)
  • William Brewster (Trademark Star)
  • Theodore Davis (Trademark Star)
  • Charles Henn (Trademark Star)
  • Wab Kadaba (Patent Star)
  • Tina McKeon (Patent Star)
  • John Pratt (Patent Star)
  • Mitchell Stockwell (Patent Star)
  • James Trigg (Trademark Star)

New York

  • Marc Lieberstein (Trademark Star)
  • Georges Nahitchevansky (Trademark Star)
  • Lisa Pearson (Trademark Star)
  • Joseph Petersen (Trademark Star)
  • Jason Vogel (Trademark Star)
  • Frederick Whitmer (Patent Star)
  • Lisa Willis (Trademark Star)
  • Christopher Woods (Trademark Star)

North Carolina

  • John Alemanni (Patent Star)
  • Charles Calkins (Patent Star)
  • Steve Gardner (Patent Star)

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