IAM Strategy 300 Names Two Wiggin and Dana Attorneys as World-Leading IP Strategists

June 16, 2017

New York – Wiggin and Dana is proud to announce that Joseph Casino and Michael Kasdan have been named as world-leading IP Strategists in the 2017 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 – The World's Leading IP Strategists. This unique guide, which conducts in-depth research on individuals who possess world-class skills in the development and roll-out of strategies that maximize the value of patents, copyright, trademarks and other IP rights.

Joseph Casino, chair of Wiggin and Dana's IP practice group, has 20 years of experience as a lead counsel in patent litigation in more than 100 cases and also advises clients on complex licensing matters, patent monetization issues, patent portfolio development and worldwide intellectual property strategic counseling. Michael Kasdan, partner and member of Wiggin and Dana's IP practice, negotiates, defends and asserts IP rights in numerous federal courts, the US Patent and Trademark Office, the International Trade Commission and in private arbitrations and mediations. As an advisor, he works with both established companies and start-ups to obtain, evaluate value, license and develop patent portfolios and trademarks.

The IAM research team spoke to a wide range of senior corporate IP managers in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as third-party IP service providers, in order to identify these IP Leaders. Only those individuals nominated multiple times by different parties as outstanding IP strategists are listed in the IAM Strategy 300.

"IP helps to drive the 21st century economy, creating strong incentives to invest in the creation and roll-out of brands and all types of content, as well as the innovative process. This makes IP strategists more important than they have ever been before. Their ability to create significant value makes them indispensable, where in the world they operate," says IAM editor Joff Wild.