June 18, 2013 - McDermott received recognition in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2013. The Firm has been recognized as a top tier intellectual property (IP) firm in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States including California, the D.C. Metro Area, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas.
Highlights of McDermott's accomplishments include the following:
Germany: Licensing – Recommended (New)
UK: IP Litigation
National: IP Litigation – Recommended
National: Prosecution – Recommended (New)
D.C.: IP Litigation
D.C.: Prosecution – Recommended
California: Licensing – Recommended
California: IP Litigation
California: Prosecution – Recommended (New)
Massachusetts: IP Litigation
Massachusetts: Prosecution – Recommended
Illinois: IP Litigation
Texas: IP Litigation & Licensing (New)
Texas: Prosecution – Recommended (New)
In addition to the Firm being ranked, 20 lawyers were individually recognized: Alexander Harguth, Hiroshi Sheraton, Yar Chaikovsky, Dave Dolkas, William Gaede, Mark Itri, Terry McMahon, Stephen Becker, Joel Freed, Michael Fogarty, Blair Jacobs, Ray Lupo, Margaret Duncan, Jeffrey Gargano, Sarah Columbia, Toby Kusmer, Leigh Martinson, Robert Underwood, Carey Jordan and Steven Spears.
Full rankings across jurisdictions and editorial commentary can be found here.
The IAM Patent 1000 recognizes leading firms and individuals in the patent prosecution, licensing and litigation fields based on a five-month research process. Firm rankings are based on the depth of experience, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically engaged. Individual rankings are based on feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate.