Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named 2020 Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

 Lisa Pearson Named One of the Top 250 Women in IP 

ATLANTA (JUNE 1) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that 30 of the firm’s attorneys were named to Managing Intellectual Property’s (Managing IP) - IP Stars (2020), a highly respected guide to intellectual property law firms and practitioners around the world. Managing IP's annual list features practitioners in private practice in over 50 jurisdictions.

Managing IP also recognized Lisa Pearson as one of the Top 250 Women in IP, a select list that includes senior female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.

Managing IP research analysts obtain information from thousands of attorneys and their clients through interviews, email and online surveys. The researchers also conduct their own independent research, including an analysis of publicly available information. To be included, attorneys must have received a large number of recommendations from peers and clients. Attorneys cannot vote for their own inclusion or solicit votes from associates. 

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Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recognized as 2020 “IP Stars” include: 


  • Jennifer Arkowitz
  • Paul Haughey
  • Patrick Jewik
  • Anthony Malutta
  • Steve Moore
  • Babak Sani
  • William Shaffer


  • Thomas Franklin
  • Darin Gibby
  • David Sipiora

District of Columbia

  • Allisen Pawlenty


  • William Brewster
  • Ted Davis
  • Charles Henn
  • Wab Kadaba
  • Tina McKeon
  • Mitchell Stockwell

New York

  • Marc Lieberstein
  • David Mayberry
  • Georges Nahitchevansky
  • Lisa Pearson
  • Joseph Petersen
  • Jason Vogel
  • Frederick Whitmer
  • Christopher Woods

North Carolina

  • John Alemanni
  • Charles Calkins
  • Steve Gardner


  • Roger Wylie
  • Andrew Serafini

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