Williams & Connolly Patent Practice Group Recognized by IAM Patent 1000

July 2023

The 2023 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s (“IAM”) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners has recognized Williams & Connolly’s Patent Litigation practice as among the leading patent practices nationally and among the top seven practices in Washington, D.C.  The guide identifies the top patent professionals, both nationally and internationally, in the world’s key jurisdictions, using a lengthy research process seeking input from leading industry attorneys and in-house counsel.  For the seventh consecutive year, Williams & Connolly was ranked in the publication’s “gold tier,” both nationally and for Washington, D.C.  According to the publication, this tier recognizes firms identified as “the crème de la crème; their success hinges on reputations established over lengthy periods of time, something which enables them to secure the most high-profile, big-ticket instructions from the most demanding of clients.”

In profiling the firm, the publication noted:  “The team at Williams & Connolly are high-level strategic thinkers who are able to see the forest from the trees. Its practitioners are excellent at handling complex trials involving many expert witnesses, as they have the scientific background to both speak the language of the expert and the language of the judge. They are client oriented and make life much easier for in-house counsel.”

In addition to the firm-wide rankings, IAM recognized the following Williams & Connolly attorneys as top patent professionals:

David Berl 
Jessamyn Berniker
Stan Fisher
Bruce Genderson
Dov Grossman
Adam Harber
Andrew Trask
Thomas Selby

Additionally, David Berl and Bruce Genderson were recognized in the IAM Global Leaders guide.  To qualify for inclusion in the IAM Global Leaders, individuals must be ranked in the gold tier of the IAM Patent 1000, and individuals are evaluated based on their ”expertise and experience related to creating, protecting, managing, transacting and enforcing critical patent rights, but also for their ability to innovate, inspire and go above and beyond to deliver value for their clients.”

Click here to see Williams & Connolly’s national ranking.
Click here to see Williams & Connolly’s Washington, D.C. ranking.
Click here to read the firm’s profile.


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