IAM names the top patent lawyers, attorneys and firms in 41 key jurisdictions across the world

The IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2015 – a unique guide that identifies the top patent practitioners and firms in key jurisdictions around the globe – is now online.

Recognised as the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent services providers, the rankings in the IAM Patent 1000 2015 were put together following a research process undertaken by a team of full-time analysts based in London and Hong Kong that took five months. Results are based on more than 1,500 interviews with patent specialists across the globe, as well as detailed analysis of submissions from hundreds of law and attorney firms. Legal and attorney firms and individual practitioners qualify for inclusion in the IAM Patent 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.

The IAM Patent 1000 features 41 country-specific chapters analysing local patent professional services markets, and detailing the firms and individuals identified as leaders in their respective fields. The tables and accompanying detailed editorial reflect the depth of expertise, market presence and levels of work on which firms are typically instructed. The publication therefore serves as a one-stop reference source for anyone seeking patent services.

In the world of commerce, patents have become pivotal in driving corporate value and profitability. When it comes to obtaining, enforcing and monetising these vital commodities, private practice lawyers and patent attorneys play an essential role; selecting the right specialist is of paramount importance. The IAM Patent 1000 delivers the most in-depth coverage of the market yet undertaken, pinpointing the best of the best in prosecution, litigation and licensing. The listings and editorial provide readers with a truly comprehensive overview of patent services around the world, making the IAM Patent 1000 an essential tool for all IP decision makers.

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