10.07.2009

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2009) – Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Terrence Wikberg has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a partner.  Terry is now the 10th IP attorney to join Perkins Coie in Washington, D.C. since July when nine former Proskauer attorneys also joined the firm.

Terry focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, including patent and trademark litigation, prosecution, and client counseling.  He has represented clients in a wide array of technological areas, including welding equipment, mobile communications and networks, fiber optics, aircraft engines, sporting goods and equipment, consumer electronics, medical devices and digital media storage devices.

"We are delighted that Terry has joined the Firm," said John Devaney, Washington, D.C. office managing partner.  "His experience as an IP attorney and as a former Director of Engineering in the aviation industry will further enhance the service we provide our clients."

Terry was formerly an associate in the litigation department of Paul Hastings in their Washington, D.C. office, and at Sughrue Mion PLLC in Washington, D.C..

Terry earned his J.D. in 2000 from the University of Maryland School of Law, graduating summa cum laude as the class valedictorian, and as a member of the Order of the Coif.  Terry was a member of the Maryland Law Review and received the William Strobel Thomas Prize, the W. Calvin Chestnut Prize, the West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, the Judge Morton P. Fisher Memorial Prize, and the Bridgewater M. Arnold Prize, and worked as an intern for the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, Aviation and Admiralty Litigation.  Terry holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

"I look forward to joining Perkins Coie's intellectual property practice," says Terry. "I am impressed with the quality of their work and reputation in the market and am excited to be a part of the team."

Terry joins an intellectual property practice which includes nearly 200 lawyers focused on IP litigation, patent and trademark prosecution, technology licensing, copyrights, and trade secret and unfair competition counseling.

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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