McDermott Receives High Rankings in Managing IP’s “World IP Survey” 2014


May 21, 2014 – McDermott was “Highly Recommended” in multiple categories in Managing Intellectual Property’s 2014 “World IP Survey” rankings. In addition, 16 of the Firm’s attorneys were named “IP Stars.”

Specifically, McDermott was “Highly Recommended” in the following areas:

California and District of Columbia
— Copyright
— Patent Contentious
— Patent Prosecution
— Trademark Contentious
— Trademark Prosecution

Illinois and Massachusetts
— Intellectual Property

Individually recognized “IP Stars” include Terry Ahearn, Jorge Arciniega, Stephen Becker, Marc Brown, Yar Chaikovsky, Sarah Columbia, Margaret Duncan, Joel Freed, William Gaede, Jeffrey Gargano, Mark Itri, Blair Jacobs, Toby Kusmer, Leigh Martinson, Rohan Massey and Keith Stolte.

In addition, McDermott earned overall national rankings. In the United States, the Firm ranked in the Bio/Life Sciences, Copyright, ITC, Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories. McDermott UK also ranked in the Patent Contentious category.

Managing IP is part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group. Founded in 1990, Managing IP is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide.

The survey covers over 80 countries and the rankings are based on extensive research among IP practitioners carried out over six months starting in September last year. A team of researchers in London, New York and Hong Kong sought responses from thousands of practitioners by phone, surveys, email and in face-to-face meetings. The tables rank firms in tiers or as highly recommended or recommended in each market, based on the feedback received.