The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Silver - Firms
Lowenstein Sandler offers boutique levels of IP specialism with the robust support of a full-service law firm. It has continuously expanded its capacity in the technology space and has become a go-to outfit on complex issues such as artificial intelligence and machine-learning patent applications. “Responsive and personable”, Lowenstein Sandler attorneys are experienced in all aspects of IP law and companies value their ability to develop both defensive and proactive strategies in line with their commercial goals. The firm has a unique reputation for pro bono work and prides itself on uplifting unfunded start-ups and solo or underrepresented inventors. The powerhouse behind the Utah branch is partner and patent prosecution chair Kevin Grange. With a background in electrical engineering, his enthusiasm for new technology helps him understand and relate to the personalised and complex needs of patrons. “Kevin is deeply knowledgeable and passionate about patent law. He is up to date on the latest case law, which allows him to create the most effective strategies for clients.”
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“An all-round top-quality firm, Lowenstein Sandler provides support in all areas of intellectual property.Its attorneys are extremely responsive and personable, and work closely with their clients as a partnership.” “Kevin Grange is extremely proactive, deeply knowledgeable and always makes himself available to respond promptly. He is passionate about patent law and is always up to date on the latest developments at the patent office. He also brings a lot of experience on developing strategy to file defensive as well as proactive patents to handle potential competition.” Recently, he has been advising Energy Recovery, a global leader in pressure energy technology, on all aspects of its patent strategy. “Marina Portnova delivers a top-notch work product along with excellent, authentic customer service. She provides continued support and assistance throughout projects, and is very good at the technical details.” For names such as Google, Portnova prepares and prosecutes patents, and achieves vital protection for its subsidiaries: YouTube and Google Workspace. “An excellent practitioner who is appreciated for his diligence, attention to detail and client service”, Benjamin Kimes makes his IAM Patent 1000 debut this year. Guiding his patrons through the patenting process with ease, Kimes has undertaken important work for global medical device company Align Technology, in relation to using machine learning and artificial intelligence in the field of orthodontics and dentistry.
Silver - Firms
Companies are happy entrusting their most valuable intellectual assets to Lowenstein Sandler. The firm is going from strength to strength and its growing patent team means there is even more industry knowledge and technical versatility to draw from. Chair of the IP group Mark Kesslen operates flawlessly in the prosecution and transactions space. He is honest, straightforward and carefully explores the best available options for his clients in order to dispense practical and pragmatic advice. Chair of the life sciences and chemicals patent practice Robert Paradiso “has exceptional knowledge of IP law, and as a pharmacist he is uniquely qualified to understand the intricacies of the inventions brought to him. Where others have failed at achieving patent protection, Robert has succeeded.”