International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Cris Leffler, a partner in the Seattle office, has been named in the latest edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists as a Recommended Strategist.

Mr. Leffler helps technology clients resolve high stakes intellectual property, commercial, and antitrust disputes. With significant in-house and private practice experience, he also counsels clients in complex IP strategy, monetization, and licensing efforts. Mr. Leffler brings a unique, client-centric perspective to legal questions with an eye toward creative business solutions. With two decades of experience, he is a first chair trial attorney who has overseen more than 100 intellectual property cases, recently securing a multi-million dollar patent infringement verdict in favor of his client, the defendant in the suit. Mr. Leffler is experienced representing clients in matters involving a wide array of technologies, including telecommunication, software, medical device, and circuit design.

The IAM Strategy 300 guide lists individuals that have shown to possess world-class skills in the development and roll-out of strategies that maximize the value of patents, copyright, trademarks and other IP rights. The publication features third-party IP advisers and includes individuals that work inside operating companies. This reflects the growing importance that businesses attach to having in-house IP value creation expertise, alongside the legal expertise that has traditionally characterized corporate IP functions.