Posts Tagged: patent law firms


Top Patent Firms for 2016

A list of the top patent firms that are ranked based on the total number of U.S. utility patents that issued in 2016 where the patent firms …
By Paul Harrity & Anna Yee
10 months ago 3

Who’s Winning: Big Law Moving into IP Practice or IP Boutiques Holding Their Own?

As the dearly departed Prince once sang, it could be a sign of the times. Only in this case the reference is about big law firms moving …
By Derek Handova
1 year ago 1

Are Australia’s listed IP firms doomed to fail?

Over the last two years, the Australian patent and trade mark attorney profession has seen a number of significant changes. The 2013 amendments to the Patents Act 1990, meant …
By Andy Mukherji
1 year ago 0

Top Patent Firms for 2015

We compiled a list of the top patent firms, which are ranked based on the total number of U.S. utility patents that issued in 2015 where the …
By Paul Harrity
1 year ago 18

The Top 10 Patent Law Firms that Lose the Fewest Independent Claims

When measuring the overall success and efficiency of a law firm’s patent prosecution practice, there are several metrics available, including overall allowance rate, time to disposition, …
By James Cosgrove
2 years ago 19

Kappos Joins Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York

Earlier today Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP announced that David J. Kappos, former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

Senior Sony PlayStation Attorney Stephen Kong Joins Stradling Yocca

Prior to joining Stradling, Mr. Kong was Senior Corporate Counsel for Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. While at Sony PlayStation, he was the lead attorney for the …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Clifton McCann Joins DC Offices of Thompson Hine

McCann, who is now a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property group, joins Thompson Hine in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, coming over to the firm …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

3 New Intellectual Property Members for McDonald Hopkins

McDonald Hopkins LLC, a law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach, just announced the election of three new intellectual property …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

The Top Intellectual Property Law Firms of 2011

Earlier this year Intellectual Property Today announced its annual Top Patent Law Firms for 2011. Just recently they also announced the Top Trademark Firms for 2011. I thought it …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 10

Darby & Darby Dissolving after 115 Years in Business

Earlier today Darby & Darby, one of the oldest intellectual property boutique firms in the United States, announced that they are dissolving. The announcement, which seems to have …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 6

Intellectual Property Today Ranks Top Patent Law Firms for 2010

Intellectual Property Today has once again come out with its much anticipated list of the top patent law firms. At the top of the list was Oblon …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 17

Akin Gump Loses $72.6 Million in Patent Malpractice

On May 7, 2009, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP lost a patent malpractice suit in the United States Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas, …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 13

Former PTO Director Dudas Joins Foley & Lardner

I have been critical of Jon Dudas and the way that the USPTO was run during his Administration.  I think much could have been done better, including …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2