Williams & Connolly’s patent litigation practice has been recognized among the leading practices nationally in the 2016 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, a guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions across the globe. The guide compiles research over a five month period from leading attorneys within the industry as well as in-house counsel.
Williams & Connolly is included in the publication’s ‘gold tier,’ among the eight leading patent litigation practices in the country. The gold tier reflects individuals and firms with the most positive feedback from clients and peers.
According to the publication, clients described Williams & Connolly’s patent practice as "the finest litigation shop there is" and that the firm "has developed a cadre of highly sophisticated lawyers who have come to specialise in patents,” and described its lawyers as “very collegial in the way they approach procedural issues and reach compromises; but when the rubber hits the road, they are extremely tough advocates.”
In addition to the firm wide rankings, the following Williams & Connolly partners were selected as leading patent practitioners in the litigation category:
Click here to read the write-up on Williams & Connolly and view the full rankings.