Press Release

IAM Patent 1000 Ranks Munsch Hardt and Two IP Shareholders in 2023 List  

Jun 29, 2023

(DALLAS, TX) Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. (Munsch Hardt) and two of its Dallas IP litigators have been recognized in the 2023 Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 list, which highlights firms and individuals who stand out in the area of patent law based on expertise and market presence. Recognized for its truly multidisciplinary intellectual property services, Munsch Hardt was included in the law firm rankings for the first time this year.

The IP attorneys at Munsch Hardt work to support clients in all forms of patent infringement matters and dispute resolution, as well as M&A transactions and licensing agreements. As a full-service, middle-market law Firm, Munsch Hardt provides an astute business perspective through seamless integration with the Firm’s other practice areas, delivering cutting-edge services designed to match the innovative mindsets and diverse needs of today’s middle-market and emerging growth businesses. Munsch Hardt’s IP team also is currently recognized in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list.

Joining Munsch Hardt in the individual rankings are Shareholders Jamil Alibhai and Steve Williams. Alibhai has been recognized on the individual attorney list since 2020, and Williams makes his debut in the guide this year.

Alibhai focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes and noncompetition and trade secret litigation, serving clients throughout Texas and the country. As stated by IAM, “With an acute sense for when to be aggressive and when to settle disputes outside the courtroom, Alibhai consistently delivers remarkable wins for his clients.” Throughout his more than 28-year legal career, Jamil has served as lead trial counsel in cases involving some of the largest businesses in America in state and federal courts nationwide. In 2015, Alibhai was honored as one of National Law Journal’s winning litigators for his work as lead counsel on a patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation jury trial.

Williams is a trial lawyer who has tried and litigated intellectual property infringement cases for more than thirty years, representing a wide range of clients, including digital video device manufacturers, telecom equipment manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers, electronics companies, pharmaceutical companies, building materials manufacturers, consumer product companies and financial service companies. He is continually in a state of trial readiness, and clients appreciate how closely he partners with them to understand their ultimate goals, and in turn, tailor strategies to suit them.