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Most innovative North American law firms 2015: Protecting clients business (2)

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Award levelCommended
Originality7
Rationale8
Impact7
Total innovation score22
CommentIn protecting UCB and Schwartz Pharma from the practice of alleging injury from a branded drug where only the generic had been used, lawyers convinced over 100 courts to rule in their favour.

Most innovative North American law firms 2015: Protecting clients business

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Originality8
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Impact9
Total innovation score25
CommentThe firm used procedural tool Article 77 to an unprecedented level representing the Bank of New York Mellon, winning court approval for an $8.5bn settlement.