WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 2, 2007) — McDermott Will & Emery's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department was ranked among the leading global patent firms in Managing Intellectual Property's World IP Survey (February 2007). McDermott was recognized as a leading firm in the United States for patent litigation and patent prosecution and was recognized for patent litigation in the United Kingdom.
The survey is a qualitative ranking of firms in patent prosecution and litigation and is based on extensive research and interviews of hundreds of in-house counsel and practitioners across 65 countries worldwide offering feedback on the quality and depth of practice in each market.
McDermott's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department includes more than 215 lawyers and patent agents working in all of our offices throughout the world. We are highly recognized for our trial and appellate experience, and are ranked as one of the strongest IP litigation firms for both plaintiffs and defendants. Our practice in procurement and licensing in the patent, trademark and copyright areas is recognized for its depth and breadth. More than 150 members of our team hold technical and/or scientific degrees; 95 are patent bar members. We represent the interests of a broad range of clients in numerous industries including life sciences, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, media and telecommunications, internet-based communications, processor design and fabrication, computer hardware and software, and design technology.