Juristat Recognizes Fenwick for Patent Expertise and Prowess

Juristat Names Fenwick Top 30 Patent Firm in U.S. as well as Top 10 Rainmaker Firm for Patent Procurement Work

​Mountain View, CA (March 28, 2016) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that Juristat has named the firm as one of the top 30 patent firms in the United States on its 2016 Top 100 Patent Firms list. In addition, Juristat also named Fenwick a Top 10 Rainmaker Fir​m, one of the 10 patent procurement groups that increased their workload the most over the last 10 years.

Juristat's Top 100 Patent Firms list is the only ranking of U.S. law firms based on law firms' objective performance in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Juristat’s analysis is based on four criteria, including total number of applications filed; allowance rate; average number of office actions to allowance; and average time of allowance.

Juristat’s list of Rainmaker firms measures growth of the top patent law firms, and examines which patent procurement groups grew client work the most over the last 10 years.

With advanced technical degrees and business experience in disciplines such as electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry, and molecular biology, Fenwick’s patent practitioners have served innovative companies and research entities worldwide for over three decades, ranging from software to semiconductors and biotechnology to business methods. The firm’s patent practice encompasses patent prosecution, strategic patent counseling, post-grant proceedings before the USPTO and support for U.S. District Court and International Trade Commission patent litigation.

Fenwick’s patent practice supports the patent portfolios of some of the most well-known, cutting-edge companies in the world, including high tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, LG Display, Synopsys, Lattice Semiconductor, Airbnb, Uber, GoPro and Dropbox and life sciences companies like Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Juno Therapeutics, Dermira and Moderna Therapeutics.

Fenwick’s patent practice continues to be honored for its excellence. The honors from Juristat are two of several the patent practice has received, including being recognized on The National Law Journal’s IP Hot List for outstanding patent, copyright, trademark and IP litigation services; recommended nationally among the best patent firms in the IAM Patent 1000; and recognized as the best patent prosecution group in Western North America by Managing Intellectual Property.

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