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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Litigation and Disputes - In-house legal teams

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Originality6
Leadership7
Impact7
Total innovation score20
CommentAfter a long-running dispute regarding materials used in lithium-ion batteries, lawyers at the German chemical company had proved that their competitor, Umicore, had committed patent infringement. The legal team engaged with leading authorities on battery technology to help develop their legal argument.