Intellectual property litigator joins Norton Rose Fulbright in Minneapolis

11/4/2019, 10:27 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Minneapolis, Nov. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Felicia Boyd, a distinguished intellectual property lawyer, has joined the global law firm as a partner in its Minneapolis office. She comes to Norton Rose Fulbright from Barnes & Thornburg, where she previously served as co-chair of the firm’s IP practice.

Boyd represents clients in complex IP disputes related to patents, trademarks, copyright infringements and trade secret misappropriation. Boyd’s positive results include preliminary injunction motions, summary judgment motions, favorable settlements and jury verdicts. She has won victories in state and federal court and has contested proceedings before various branches of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

A registered patent lawyer, Boyd has decades of experience in many industries, including life sciences and healthcare, financial institutions, and technology and innovation. Additionally, she is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and a member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), ArbitralWomen and the complex commercial litigation panel and the consumer litigation panel of the American Arbitration Association.

Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, said:

“Felicia has established a reputation for her communication skills, distilling complex challenges, issues and technologies down to their most critical points. Our clients will benefit from her litigation and arbitration strengths.”

Gina Shishima, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Head of Intellectual Property, commented:

“Felicia enhances our intellectual property practice in Minnesota, the US and worldwide. She possesses a wide-ranging and appealing skill set, from managing complex IP litigation strategy to managing global trademark portfolios.”

Boyd, who Chambers USA has recognized as a leading lawyer in IP litigation from 2013-2019, said:

“Norton Rose Fulbright’s global reach and industry focus complements my practice perfectly. The firm has a strong reputation for IP litigation, and I look forward to collaborating with its many talented IP lawyers.”

Licensed to practice in Minnesota, Boyd earned her JD at the University of Minnesota Law School and her BA at St. Olaf College.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.

Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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Andrew J. Ferraro
Norton Rose Fulbright
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