Attorneys, Firm Recognized as 2021 IP Stars
For more than 30 years, Managing IP has been covering IP law and highlighting experienced practitioners among their annual IP Stars list. Armstrong Teasdale Managing Partner Patrick Rasche, along with Partners Christopher Goff and Tracey Truitt, earned rankings among the 2021 Patent Stars. Firm attorneys represent some of the world’s largest companies across industry sectors and art units in pursuing protection for their most valuable assets and innovations.
Rasche was recently elected managing partner of Armstrong Teasdale and chairs the firm’s Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Intellectual Property practice group, where he focuses on guarding the intellectual capital of both companies and individuals. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, he helps clients protect U.S. and foreign patents in a broad range of diverse technologies.
Goff is a senior partner who helps large companies secure, protect and enforce intellectual property rights. With an emphasis in medical device, chemical and biochemical patent preparation and prosecution, he counsels clients on freedom-to-operate issues, patent infringement issues, patentability and other due diligence issues. Goff also prepares noninfringement and invalidity opinions.
Truitt has over 20 years of experience in intellectual property law and serves clients of all sizes across industries including agribusiness, food, health care, biotechnology and life sciences. He counsels clients on patent, trademark and copyright acquisition, licensing, enforcement issues, due diligence, prosecution, litigation and other general business matters.
In addition, Armstrong Teasdale was recognized as “Highly Recommended” for Patent Law in Missouri.
Armstrong Teasdale boasts more than 100 IP attorneys and staff in offices throughout the U.S. and U.K., and has consistently been recognized among the largest IP practices by the American City Business Journals. Our patent team has filed 9,293 patent applications in the last five years, with 3,684 of those originally drafted and filed. Members of our team are also experienced trial lawyers with significant IP litigation and post grant proceedings experience.
To view the rankings, visit IP Stars.