WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sughrue Mion, PLLC, a leading global intellectual property law firm, announced today that San Diego Partner Karen Dow has been named one of San Diego's Women Who Mean Business by the San Diego Business Journal. Winners were selected from more than 160 nominees across San Diego County representing a range of industries including legal, academic, non-profit, corporate, medicine, and the military.
"We have always known that Karen means business – whether that means getting results for her clients or having a broader impact as a mentor. We are so proud that the San Diego business community has recognized her outstanding contributions," said Mark Boland, Managing Partner of Sughrue Mion. "Karen's vast experience in biotech and pharma issues has been vital to the growth and success of our San Diego office – and the firm as a whole in our work around the globe."
The Women Who Mean Business Award recognizes excellence in both the workplace and the community. It is bestowed upon extraordinary women who not only make significant contributions to their professions, but who also serve as role models for other women in the community. For more than 20 years this award has been presented to extraordinary female leaders within the San Diego business community.
Other honors for Ms. Dow consist of being included in Patent Buddy's Top Patent Prosecutors Survey, and being selected as one of the San Diego Daily Transcript's Top 10 Intellectual Property Lawyers, a "Transcript 10" Top Attorney for San Diego County, and a nominee for the Athena Pinnacle Award, Individual in Technology.
About Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Sughrue Mion is a leading global intellectual property firm, helping thousands of companies from around the world navigate the complexities of patent and trademark law since 1957. Sughrue's practice is focused solely on intellectual property law, and the firm has helped its clients secure more patents than any other U.S. patent firm. Many of Sughrue's attorneys have worked as Examiners in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and more than 95 percent of the firm's attorneys are licensed to practice before the USPTO. Sughrue brings unmatched experience in patent interference proceedings and Post Grant Review, including ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings. This expertise provides the firm's clients with a clear advantage navigating the new America Invents Act (AIA). In addition to their legal expertise, Sughrue's attorneys have technical and scientific backgrounds ranging from biosimilars to nanotechnology, allowing for a true understanding of their clients' businesses and business challenges. For more information, please visit www.sughrue.com.
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