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RMMS Recognized as Litigation Leader in IAM Patent 1000 - William Rakoczy and Deanne Mazzochi Receive Individual Recognition
RMMS was recently recognized for its extensive litigation experience in the eighth edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The firm is included in IAM's silver band for patent litigation in Illinois.
IAM noted that, “You’d be wise not to overlook Rakoczy Molino Mazzochi Siwik – it’s a well-run outfit that punches above its weight in numbers and a powerhouse in Chicago when it comes to pharmaceutical litigation and FDA regulatory law.” Additionally, IAM noted that "the firm is really making its mark in the area of biologics."
In addition to the firm's recognition, Founding Partners William Rakoczy and Deanne Mazzochi were singled out as leaders in the field. In doing so, IAM noted that Mr. Rakoczy "is one of the deans of the Hatch-Waxman bar," "has great presence in court and is an excellent advocate who is admired by judges." Similarly, Ms. Mazzochi is recognized as a "great trial lawyer with tons of Federal Circuit experience."
The IAM Patent 1000 identifies the top patent professionals and firms in key jurisdictions around the globe. The guide is compiled after an extensive research process. Individuals qualify for a listing in the IAM Patent 1000 when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate. Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of knowledge, market presence, and the level of work on which they are typically engaged, as well as positive peer and client feedback.