Seyfarth Earns Top Rankings in the 2015 IAM Patent 1000


Seyfarth Shaw LLP has been recognized in the 2015 IAM Patent 1000 as one of the world’s leading patent professionals in Illinois and Massachusetts.

For the second year in a row, the firm’s Chicago Patent Litigation team secured a Bronze litigation ranking in Illinois. IAM called Seyfarth “a great option for one-stop shopping” and cited the firm’s “proficiency in all aspects of the procurement, enforcement and commercialization of patents.”  

The firm’s Boston Intellectual Property team earned a “Recommended” ranking in the Massachusetts prosecution category. IAM noted, “international outfit Seyfarth Shaw has carved a niche for itself through its commitment to continued innovation. Lean and efficient, the group makes smart use of state-of-the-art tools to provide cutting-edge services at a sensitive price point. Electrical engineering and computer sciences are strongholds for the firm.”

In addition, individual rankings were given to Mike Baniak (litigation and transactions) and Joe Lanser (litigation) in Illinois, Ilan Barzilay (litigation) in Massachusetts, and Nigam Acharya in Georgia (prosecution). 

IAM Patent 1000 2015 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals is the fourth edition of the publication’s unique guide to leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world’s key jurisdictions. The IAM Patent 1000 is a one-stop resource exclusively focused on identifying best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners on a global basis, as well as expert witnesses in the United States. The guide has been compiled following an extensive research process. Over five months, IAM conducted in the region of 1,500 interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field.

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