When it comes to patent litigation, Kirkland & Ellis plays a full court press.

Firm partners Dale Cendali and Daniel Bond got a copyright case against Nike Inc. over its famous Michael Jordan “Jumpman” logo dismissed on June 15, 2015. Photographer Jacobus Rentmeester claimed that Nike had copied a 1984 photo of Jordan he took for Life magazine to make its famous silhouetted image — a brand worth about $2 billion.

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