Dentons is among the largest full-service firms in the world, with more than 1,200 attorneys and 60 offices located across some 48 countries. In the U.S., the firm maintains 14 offices and more than 100 attorneys practicing in intellectual property. SNR's offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. possess particularly strong concentrations of IP expertise. The firm handles a breadth of contentious and non-contentious law, but is most frequently praised for work in patent litigation and transactional matters across the life sciences realm.
Martin Bruehs heads up the firm's chemical patent practice and specializes in prosecuting patent applications involving pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical and cosmetic products and a range of other areas. IP star James Klenk is based in the Chicago office and is known for litigating high-profile copyright and trademark matters on behalf of clients in the media and entertainment industries. He has also represented a number of well known recording artists. In the New York office, Monica Richman is recognized as a leading trademark lawyer specializing in representing cosmetics and fashion apparel clients. Other stars singled out by peers include Arthur Beeman, Robert Hanson and Natalie Spears.