24 November 2017
New York
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Weil, Gotshal & Manges promotes two IP counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges has made a round of 10 partner and nine counsel appointments, including two IP counsel.

Jacob Ebin and Robert Vlasis were promoted in the firm’s New York and Washington DC offices respectively.

Ebin covers a variety of commercial litigation matters, including antitrust, copyright, trademark, unfair competition and music licensing issues.

Vlasis focuses on patent litigation and has litigated 13 investigations at the US International Trade Commission.

He has experience working with technologies in the cellular and wireless communications industries, as well as smartphones, tablets, medical devices and wearable devices.

Barry Wolf, executive partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, commented: “It is with great pleasure that I introduce our new partners and counsel.”

He said: “They embody the Weil hallmarks of passion, creativity and business acumen and will further strengthen our ability to effectively partner with clients to tackle complex, challenging matters.”

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