7 August, 2004 Legal news, law news, law firm announcements & research at LAWFUELTimothy C. Bickham, 36, and Jonathan C. Drimmer, 35, have both joined the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson as Special Counsel.
Bickham is a member of the Intellectual Property Group and will focus his practice on litigating patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Drimmer will be focusing his practice with Steptoe & Johnson on complex litigation.
Timothy Bickham has broad experience with pharmaceutical and chemical patents;his specialty is enforcing patents owned by pharmaceutical companies against infringing activities by generic drug makers. Prior to joining Steptoe, Bickham was a senior associate at Arnold & Porter. He served as the Director of External Affairs and associate fellow of the Asia Pacific Legal Institute, and also as an advisor to George Washington University’s Dean Dinwood Center for Intellectual Property Studies. He received his L.L.M. from George Washington University, his J.D. from the University of Missouri and his BA from William Jewell College.
Jonathan Drimmer spent over five years at the U.S. Department of Justice, most recently as the Deputy Director of the Office of Special Investigations. While at Justice, he headed several high profile federal prosecutions and appeals of Nazi war criminals residing in the United States such as John Demjanjuk. Drimmer is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center where he teaches “War Crimes and Prosecutions.”
In 2001, Drimmer was selected by JD Jungle magazine as one of the top lawyers under 35 in the country. He also was awarded the Attorney General Award for Outstanding Contribution by a New Employee in 2002, and the Attorney General Merit Achievement Award (criminal division) in 1999-01 and in 2003. He received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law and his B.A. in English from Stanford.