May 27, 2016
In its most recent rankings, Chambers and Partners, one of the world's leading guides to the legal profession, ranked Glaser Weil partners Patricia Glaser and Adrian Pruetz as “Leaders in their Field” for Chambers USA 2016, as well as ranking the Firm for Media & Entertainment Litigation in California (Band 3).
Ms. Glaser, chair of the Firm's Litigation Department, was ranked for Media & Entertainment Litigation in California (Band 1) and for General Commercial Litigation in California (Band 2).
Ms. Pruetz, chair of Glaser Weil's Intellectual Property Department, received rankings for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets in California (Band 2) and in the USA Chapter in the Global Guide (Band 2).
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About Patricia Glaser
Patricia Glaser is head of Glaser Weil’s Litigation Department and tops the short list of trial attorneys in the nation sought after for high-stakes litigation. Respected as a business trial lawyer, she also provides general legal counsel to publicly and privately held companies across a range of industries, including intellectual property, real estate, entertainment, banking and securities. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, major studios, real estate investors and developers, financial institutions and high-profile entertainers and public figures.
About Adrian Pruetz
Adrian Pruetz, head of the Intellectual Property Department, is one of the leading intellectual property trial lawyers in the United States. She was recently awarded the Century City Bar Association's 2016 IP Trial Lawyer of the Year award. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for patent and other Intellectual Property Litigation, as well as being named by Law360 as one of 20 Most Influential Women in IP Law. Chambers and Partners describes her as an expert in litigating complex, high-profile patent cases and as one of the top 10 trademark litigators nationally. In the past year alone, she has won four major patent infringement cases litigated to judgment and achieved consent judgments and favorable settlements in a host of other intellectual property matters. This year, she won two appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which decided important patent issues in precedential opinions.
About Glaser Weil
Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP is a full service law firm in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1988, the Firm’s clientele includes a diverse mix of international, national and local corporations and private entrepreneurs throughout the nation.