Awards & Recognition
January 13, 2020

Polsinelli is proud to have been ranked among the Top 100 Most Active Law Firms representing Complainants in ITC Section 337 cases in Patexia Inc.’s 2020 ITC Intelligence Report. The report evaluates about 400 law firms and more than 7,500 attorneys on activity and performance in the past five years.

This was Patexia’s first ITC report and all participating firms received activity scores based on their total number of cases and performance scores based only on terminated cases.  Between 2014 and 2019, 396 law firms and 7,596 attorneys participated in ITC Section 337 cases. ITC activity peaked in 2017.

Polsinelli also earned six rankings in 2019 in Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report and was ranked No. 8 among the top-performing law firms nationwide in Patexia’s 2019 IPR Intelligence Report. 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. The IPR Intelligence Report evaluates more than 1,100 law firms and 5,000 attorneys in the intellectual property space on activity and performance. 

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 2020 “Best Law Firms” for Patent Law, Trademark Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property.