S&C Receives National Impact Award for Achieving $940 Million Arbitration Award for BlackBerry in Patent License Dispute

March 1, 2019

Benchmark Litigation honored S&C for the $940 million arbitration award (with attorneys’ fees) that it achieved in 2017 for BlackBerry Limited in a patent license dispute with Qualcomm Incorporated, one of the largest arbitration awards on record. The S&C team was led by Garrard Beeney and recently-elected partner Dustin Guzior. This matter had been highlighted by The American Lawyer in its “Litigation Department of the Year” finalist profile in January 2018 and its “Litigator of the Week” column in April 2017.