Williams LLP is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has named John M. Collins, Of Counsel attorney at Hovey Williams, in its 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Collins is listed in the Intellectual Property Law practice area.
Collins is part of a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 20 years or longer. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011), is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
“It is an honor to be included in the list of The Best Lawyers in America again, and I greatly appreciate those who nominated me,” said Collins.
Collins joined Hovey Williams in 1972 after receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago. His specialties include patent prosecution, trade secrets, and licensing, and he has extensive experience in IP litigation. In addition, Collins’ current work primarily focuses on extrusion technology, pharmaceutical chemistry, magnetic induction heating technology, and the full spectrum of mechanical and chemical arts. His professional memberships include the Missouri Bar Association (MoBar) and the Patent Group of the Arizona Bar Association.
For over 25 years, The Best Lawyers in America has been regarded, by both the profession and the public, as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Selection to the list is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey, and each honored attorney is included in Best Lawyers’ annual publication, The Best Lawyers in America. For more information, visit www.bestlawyers.com.
Hovey Williams LLP is an intellectual property law firm specializing in patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secret, and IP litigation. The firm’s practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office includes patent and trademark prosecution, appeals, oppositions, cancellations, and interferences. In addition, Hovey Williams has appeared before the United States Supreme Court, regional Courts of Appeal including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and state courts. The firm comprises more than 25 attorneys and patent agents, including 11 partners. For more information about Hovey Williams, visit www.hoveywilliams.com.