Companies with the Most Patent Attorneys and Brokers

The next checklist ranks the highest 25 corporations with probably the most registered  patent legislation professionals.  All of those corporations have 100+ patent attorneys/brokers.  I additionally embrace a be aware following the agency with some details about how the numbers have modified since 2010.

  1. Fish & Richardson (Regular)
  2. Finnegan Henderson (Down 50+, Spin-off corporations, together with Bookoff McAndrews & McNeill Baur)
  3. Wilson Sonsini (Greater than doubled, principally new attorneys/brokers)
  4. Knobbe Martens (Regular)
  5. Kilpatrick Townsend (Huge development from merger of corporations)
  6. Foley & Lardner (Regular)
  7. Baker Botts (Regular)
  8. IBM (Regular)
  9. Perkins Coie (Greater than doubled)
  10. Morrison & Foerster (Regular)
  11. Cooley (Greater than doubled, principally new attorneys/brokers)
  12. Sterne Kessler (Some development)
  13. Morgan Lewis (Some development)
  14. Jones Day (Some decline)
  15. Schwegman Lundberg (Doubled)
  16. Wolf Greenfield (Doubled)
  17. Banner & Witcoff (Some development)
  18. Polsinelli PC (Enormous development, together with of us from Novak Druce;  Dorsey; and so forth. and likewise new attorneys)
  19. Johnson & Johnson (firm)
  20. Alston & Chook (Regular)
  21. Kirkland & Ellis (Regular)
  22. Haynes and Boone (Development – principally new attorneys)
  23. Mintz Levin (Doubled – principally new attorneys)
  24. Qualcomm (Some development)
  25. Harness IP (Some decline)

Companies with the most important losses of parents since 2010 embrace Kenyon & Kenyon (agency closed — 150 individuals); Brinks (all the way down to 86 from 160, of us left to go to a number of totally different locations); Woodcock (most joined BakerHostetler); Blakely Sokoloff (agency closed an many joined Womble Bond but additionally spin-off corporations of Jaffery Watson; Nicholson De Vos); Connolly Bove (agency closed); Fitzpatrick Cella (Agency closed with many becoming a member of Venable); Ropes & Grey (a number of of us left to different corporations, together with spin-off Haley Guiliano); Novak Druce (a number of poaching, together with by Polsinelli; Duane Morris, and so forth.).

The checklist has a some huge caveats.  (1) The info comes from the USPTO register, and a few attorneys are usually not good at updating their info. For instance. Kenyon & Kenyon closed its doorways in 2016, however 30+ registrations nonetheless checklist the agency.  (2) A variety of of us use their dwelling (or another) deal with relatively than agency deal with for the registration. (3) Retired of us usually don’t replace their registration.