News
February 22, 2022

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to be ranked multiple times in Patexia’s Patent Litigation Intelligence Report 2022 edition. The firm ranked highly in multiple categories, including ranking among the top 10 Best Performing Law Firms representing Plaintiffs and top 20 Best Performing Law Firms Overall based on its efficiency, success and activity, as well as for its number of patent cases.

“We’re proud to be named among the best performing law firms in Patexia’s 2022 Patent Litigation Intelligence Report,” said Polsinelli Intellectual Property Department Chair Patrick C. Woolley. “The IP landscape is rapidly changing, so for our team to be consistently included in these rankings speaks to our focus and dedication to provide superior IP service to our clients.”

Patexia’s Patent Litigation Intelligence Report examines all of the stakeholders involved in district court patent litigation over a period of the last four years, including 14,506 District Court patent cases, 12,293 unique patents and 14,251 defendants and plaintiffs.

Polsinelli’s top rankings for 2022 demonstrate the firm’s achievement of a top 1-2% ranking in each category for three consecutive years. The 2022 rankings include:

  • Top 10 Best Performing Law Firm representing Plaintiffs (No. 8)
  • Top 20 Best Performing Law Firm Overall (Representing Defendants or Plaintiff(s) (No. 19)
  • Top 40 Most Active Law Firms Defendant (No. 34)
  • Top 40 Most Active Law Firms Overall (Representing Defendants or Plaintiff(s) (No. 37)
  • Top 40 Most Active Law Firms Representing Plaintiffs (No. 38)
  • Top 100 Best Performing Law Firms Representing Defendants (No. 55)

Patexia also analyzed and reviewed the performance and activity of individual attorneys in its Patent Litigation Intelligence Report. Shareholder Thomas L. Gemmell, a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice in Polsinelli’s Chicago office, is listed No. 63 on the list of Best Performing Patent Litigators Representing Plaintiffs. Counsel Stephen J. Kraftschik, an Intellectual Property litigator in Polsinelli’s Wilmington office, is listed No. 47 on the list of Most Active Local Counsel Representing Defendants.

Polsinelli’s Intellectual Property Department ranks nationally in Tier 1 for Patent Law, Trademark Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 “Best Law Firms.” As one of the largest IP practices in the nation, Polsinelli has a deep bench of attorneys, patent agents, scientists and other professionals who handle some of the most complex issues facing technology and high-tech companies, bioscience and life sciences companies, animal science, medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical, software and business methods.

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 950 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.