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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Litigation and Disputes - Law firms and legal service providers

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Originality7
Leadership8
Impact8
Total innovation score23
CommentRepresenting SCA Hygiene Products, a manufacturer of adult diapers, in the US Supreme Court, litigators successfully argued that the century-old doctrine of laches (a time bar to relief if plaintiffs have unreasonably delayed in bringing a lawsuit) does not bar damages in patent cases.