Chambers and Partners announced today its 2023 list of top attorneys and firms for Intellectual Property Law in Colorado. Sheridan Ross is pleased to share that the firm and three of its attorneys were included in this year’s list. The summary of the firm’s ranking included testimonials from clients, including one who shared, “The Sheridan Ross team is exceptional. They have a lot of high-quality people.”
In addition to the firm as a whole being recognized in Band 2 of the Colorado Intellectual Property category, Shareholders Rob Brunelli (Band 3) and Scott Bialecki (Band 2) along with Of Consel attorney Sabrina Stavish (Band 2) were all recognized as leading individual attorneys in the Intellectual Property category. In recognizing the firm, Chambers noted the firm as, “[A] well-established IP boutique that advises clients on complex litigation, as well as patent and trademark portfolio management. The firm also offers experience handling a range of copyright and licensing issues. It advises on the entire life-cycle of an IP asset and is noted for its work in the technical and scientific areas, including on behalf of chemical, biotechnology and petroleum companies. One interviewee shared about the firm: “The lawyers are extremely technical and up to date with US patent law,” adding: “They do an exceptionally good job of drafting and prosecuting patent applications.“
In honoring the individual practitioners, the Chambers guide said:
Robert R. Brunelli is a member of the firm’s executive committee and is frequently called upon to advise on all manner of IP disputes. He is frequently called upon to protect and enforce patent, trademark, and copyright portfolios. Rob excels at understanding the depth and breadth of his client’s businesses, and one client shared that “Rob seems to know more about our business and patent portfolio than I do.”
Sabrina Stavish offers notable strength in copyright and trademark work, with experience handling a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters including prosecution, strategy, and infringement disputes. Sabrina’s depth of experience helps clients across a range of sectors, and she is singularly focused on making the process as easy and stress-free as possible. As one client stated, “Sabrina has provided excellent insight into trademark strategy as well as streamlined prosecution.”
Scott Bialecki is a co-chair of the firm’s litigation department and is a respected IP litigator with a broad skill set that includes the handling of patent, trademark, and copyright disputes on behalf of clients in the technology and manufacturing sectors. One client remarked, “Scott is an outstanding attorney. He brings a good perspective in patent litigation and gets the best results.”
Chambers and Partners has a staff of more than 100 full-time researchers who develop rankings of lawyers and practices based on written submissions provided by law firms, telephone interviews with clients and lawyers and other resources. Inclusion in the guide is based solely on the research team’s findings.