April 22, 2019

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has been named among the Top 10 Best Performing Law Firms Overall and is the No. 3 Top Performing Law Firm in High-Tech, according to Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report 2019 edition.  The firm earned six different rankings in Patexia’s annual report.

“I’m really proud of the members in our Intellectual Property Department for the excellent work they produce every day, and for their dedication to providing our clients with the highest level of client service so we can solve some of the nation’s most complex IP challenges,” said Intellectual Property Department Chair Patrick Woolley. “With Patexia’s examination of more than 5,000 law firms, we are honored to earn six rankings, most notably, the Top 10 Best Performing Law Firm Overall.”

Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report examines the filing and issuance activities over the last five years and measures the activity, efficiency and performance of over 5,000 law firms and 100,000 companies. The report analyzes filing activity, pendency of applications, number of extensions requested, number of office actions, allowance rate, changes in claim language and the length of claims, among others.

Polsinelli’s six rankings for 2019 demonstrate that the firm has achieved a top 1 to 2 percent ranking in a given category over the past five years. The 2019 rankings include: 

  • Top 10 Best Performing Law Firms in High-Tech (No. 3)
  • Top 10 Best Performing Law Firms Overall (No. 8)
  • Top 100 Most Active Law Firms Overall (No. 18)
  • Top 100 Most Active Law Firms in High-Tech (No. 19)
  • Top 100 Most Active Law Firms in Bio-Tech (No. 27)
  • Top 100 Best Performing Law firms in Bio-Tech (No. 79)

Polsinelli’s national Intellectual Property Department is one of the largest IP practices in the nation, with a deep bench of attorneys, patent agents, scientists and other professionals. The Department includes respected professionals who have previously served in high-ranking positions, including the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Director of the USPTO, Executive Director of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Mentor in the Global Intellectual Property Academy.

Polsinelli’s Intellectual Property Department handles the complex issues facing technology and high-tech companies, bioscience and life sciences companies, animal science, medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical, software and business methods and a variety of high-tech industries. The firm ranked nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Law Firms” for Patent Law, Trademark Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property.

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 850 attorneys in 22 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.

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Kelsey Rockey