Chambers Global Recognizes Smith Anderson’s AgTech Practice as a Global Market Leader
Smith Anderson is one of only nine law firms in the world to be recognized in the Agribusiness chapter of the Chambers Global 2021 guide.
According to clients interviewed by Chambers, the Smith Anderson team consists of "great business advisers with great experience." Another stated, "When it comes to licensing and deals, they’re the people I want at the table with me. They do a great job understanding the smallest detail while still keeping the big picture in mind. They think strategically about how each step in the negotiation positions me for my long-term goal."
The Global guide is often referred to as “the gold-standard” in the legal profession and ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 190 countries across the world. Rankings are based on in-depth research conducted by more than 200 research analysts who compare the strengths and advantages of the leading firms for international work across more than 200 jurisdictions.
Smith Anderson’s AgTech practice is led by John Therien, Jason Brege and Mike Saber. The practice advises companies in all phases of technology development and commercialization, including in areas such as genome editing, gene discovery, trait development and licensing, crop protection, cloud biology, plant-made pharmaceuticals, microbials, systems biology, animal health, biofuels and precision agriculture. In addition, the team advises AgTech companies on protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, including trademark prosecution, maintenance and counselling, advertising counselling and strategic litigation risk management.
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