HOUSTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-founding partners of Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC Mike Sutton and Bob McAughan were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the fields of Patent Law, Litigation – Patent, and Litigation – Intellectual Property; Mike Sutton was additionally selected in the field of Copyright Law (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Best Lawyers has selected Mike Sutton for inclusion every year since 1995 and Bob McAughan every year since 2005.
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About Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC
Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC is a team of internationally-experienced, efficient, and effective intellectual property lawyers. We have over a century of combined experience pursuing our clients' best interests from the courtroom to the boardroom, and have successfully obtained, evaluated, enforced, and challenged IP rights throughout the United States and around the world for our clients. Our long history of successful case settlements, verdicts, and judgments speaks for itself. Our effectiveness is reflected in the results our lawyers have achieved for our clients, including Baker Hughes Incorporated, Core Laboratories, Inc., ION Geophysical Corp., Emerson Electric Co., United Continental Holdings, Inc. (previously Continental Airlines), General Electric Company, Riviana Foods (a subsidiary of Ebra Foods, S.A.), Royal Dutch Shell, PLC, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas United Chemical Co., Imperial Sugar Company, Labyrinth Bio, Inc., R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc., Tribocor Technologies, Lufkin Industries and many others. Our highly-skilled and experienced staff focuses on achieving our clients' business objectives with the most efficient, effective, and timely IP solutions possible.
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