White & Case Lawyers Earn Top Rankings for Patent Work

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Intellectual Asset Management (IAM), the world's leading intellectual property (IP) business media platform, has selected 15 White & Case lawyers for its IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2020, the ninth edition of IAM's guide profiling the leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world's key jurisdictions.

The IAM Patent 1000 has become the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world's leading patent services providers. The extensive research process for this guide was conducted over several months by a team of full-time analysts, and involved more than 1,700 interviews with patent specialists across the globe.

The following are the White & Case lawyers named by IAM among the top 1,000 patent professionals:


  • Chuck Larsen – Litigation – Bronze, Transactions – Recommended
  • Anita Varma – Prosecution – Highly Recommended, Transactions – Recommended

California (Silicon Valley Office)

  • Daren Orzechowski (Transactions, Recommended)
  • Alex Touma – Transactions - Recommended
  • Bijal Vakil (Litigation, Bronze)

New York

  • Adam Chernichaw (Transactions, Recommended)
  • Erin Hanson (Transactions – Recommended)
  • Alison Hanstead (Litigation – Bronze) 
  • Arlene Hahn (Transactions, Recommended)
  • Dimitrios Drivas (Litigation, Gold)
  • Raj Gandesha (Litigation, Bronze)
  • Scott Weingaertner (Litigation, Bronze)

Washington, DC

  • David Tennant (Transactions, Recommended; Prosecution, Recommended)
  • Shamita Etienne-Cummings (Litigation, Bronze)


  • Bertrand Liard (Transactions – Recommended)