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December 15, 2021

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to be ranked multiple times in three of Patexia Inc.’s reports, ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report, IPR Intelligence Report, and CAFC Intelligence Report. The firm received numerous accolades, including ranking among the Best Performing and Most Active Law Firms in several categories in Patexia Inc.’s 2021 ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report.

Patexia Inc.’s 2021 ANDA Litigation Report evaluates 243 law firms and 1,471 attorneys on activity and performance within the Hatch-Waxman/ANDA space. Patexia’s ANDA Litigation Report factored in results from 1,179 ANDA cases and 1,208 patents, in addition to candid feedback from 364 pharmaceutical companies and 116 judges.

Polsinelli’s Hatch-Waxman team represents some of the world’s largest, best-known, and most influential generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies. Polsinelli’s attorneys have backgrounds in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmacy, medicine, molecular biology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, genetics, immunology and molecular biophysics, among other focus areas.

In Patexia Inc.’s 2021 IPR Intelligence Report, Polsinelli ranked among the Top 20 Best Performing Firms Overall and No. 4 in the Best Performing Law Firms Representing Petitioners category. The IPR Intelligence Report evaluates more than 930 law firms and 5,341 attorneys in the intellectual property space on activity and performance. Patexia’s fifth-annual IPR Intelligence Report factored in results from 7,582 cases, 5,087 patents and 80,831 patent claims, in addition to candid feedback from 2,658 companies and 195 judges.

And in Patexia Inc.’s 2021 CAFC Intelligence Report, the firm ranked among the Most Active Law Firms in multiple categories. These rankings are derived from analysis of more than 4,000 filings over the past five years.

“Our team continues to work hard and provide excellent client service, which is on display as we continue to rank highly in Patexia’s various reports,” said Polsinelli Intellectual Property Department Chair Patrick Woolley. “As one of the nation’s largest IP practices, our commitment to focusing on our clients’ businesses and service needs has again enabled us to earn recognition as one of the best performing firms.”

Patexia also analyzed and reviewed the performance and activity of attorneys in its IPR Intelligence Report to name the Top 100 Best Performing Attorneys in IPR. Shareholder James P. Murphy earned top individual honors for the fourth consecutive year. Murphy, a member of the firm’s Patent Post Grant Practice in Polsinelli’s Houston office, is listed No.18 on the list of Best Performing Attorneys Representing Petitioners, an improvement from No. 32 in 2020.

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 roster of attorneys, patent agents, 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 900 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.