Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named 2019 Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

ATLANTA (June 17) Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that 30 of the firm’s attorneys were named to Managing Intellectual Property’s (Managing IP) - IP Stars (2019), a highly respected guide to intellectual property law firms and practitioners around the world. Managing IP's annual list features practitioners in private practice in over 40 jurisdictions.

Managing IP research analysts obtain information from thousands of attorneys and their clients through interviews, email and online surveys. The researchers also conduct their own independent research, including an analysis of publicly available information. The rankings are based on expertise, workload, market reputation/track record, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a given practice area. 

The research is conducted rigorously and impartially. 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 more information about Managing IP’s IP Stars, please click here.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recognized as 2019 “IP Stars” include: 


  • Jennifer Arkowitz 
  • Paul Haughey 
  • Patrick Jewik 
  • Anthony Malutta 
  • Steve Moore 
  • Babak Sani 
  • William Shaffer 


  • Thomas Franklin 
  • Darin Gibby 
  • David Sipiora 

District of Columbia

  • Allisen Pawlenty-Altman


  • William Brewster
  • Theodore Davis 
  • Charles Henn 
  • Wab Kadaba 
  • Tina McKeon 
  • John Pratt
  • Mitchell Stockwell 

New York 

  • Marc Lieberstein
  • David Mayberry 
  • Georges Nahitchevansky 
  • Lisa Pearson 
  • Joseph Petersen 
  • Jason Vogel 
  • Frederick Whitmer 
  • Christopher Woods 

North Carolina 

  • John Alemanni 
  • Charles Calkins 
  • Steve Gardner 


  • Roger Wylie



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