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Mintz’s Michael Renaud and James Wodarski Selected to Inaugural IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Guide

Mintz is pleased to share that Member and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Division Michael T. Renaud and Member James Wodarski have been selected for inclusion in the inaugural IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide, which features an elite class of leading strategic thinkers in the IP world. Both Mintz attorneys have previously been recognized as leading IP practitioners and strategists by IAM, including in the prestigious IAM Patent 1000 and IAM Strategy 300 guides, among other accolades. Notably, Mr. Renaud has been selected to both lists for the past five consecutive years.

Chair of Mintz’s Intellectual Property Division and a member of the firm’s Policy Committee, Mr. Renaud is an IP litigator and patent strategist who helps firm clients protect and generate revenue from their patent holdings. Clients rely on his counsel on complex and sensitive licensing agreement negotiations, acquisitions, and other technology transactions. About Mr. Renaud, IAM Strategy 300 noted that “from patent selection and diligence through litigation strategy, settlement and contract negotiations, world-class licensing and litigation professional Michael Renaud can be counted on to drive a successful monetisation programme. He’s unquestionably one of the most business-savvy individuals in private practice.”

Mr. Wodarski is a seasoned trial lawyer who concentrates his practice on IP litigation. He skillfully represents clients in federal district and appellate courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as the International Trade Commission. He handles disputes involving smartphones, core processor circuits, digital imaging software, telecommunications devices, LED lighting systems, medical devices, and many other technologies. About Mr. Wodarski, IAM Strategy 300 noted that he “can be counted on to make the right business calls in patent and IP litigation and give trusted commercial counsel outside the confines of an infringement lawsuit, and has his finger on the pulse of the high-technology industry.”

The IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other service providers, with specialists from the major IP markets in North America, Europe and Asia. Together they boast a wide range of expertise in IP-intensive sectors such as high-tech and life sciences.

Please click here to view the full list of individuals included in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2021.