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Most innovative North American law firms 2016: Enabling clients to innovate

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Originality8
Rationale8
Impact8
Total innovation score24
CommentThe firm defended Gevo, a biofuels pioneer, in a patent infringement case brought by large competitor, Butamax. Using a legal costs model that enabled Gevo to fight the case, the firm also helped negotiate a joint licensing deal with Butamax.