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  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Advertising Law Information Technology Law Technology Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Information Technology Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Advertising Law Trademark Law Patent Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property First Amendment Law Appellate Practice Patent Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Copyright Law Trademark Law Environmental Law Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Government Relations Practice Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Sherman Oaks, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Patent Law Venture Capital Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Mergers and Acquisitions Law Technology Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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Daniel P. Aleksynas was awarded 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in

Daniel P. Aleksynas

Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P.C.
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Troy, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Aviation Law Patent Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Copyright Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Sunnyvale, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Patent Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Technology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Commerce Township, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Copyright Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Arbitration Patent Law Litigation - Patent Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Technology Law Trademark Law Corporate Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Boulder, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Trademark Law Technology Law Patent Law Information Technology Law Litigation - Patent Arbitration Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Patent Law First Amendment Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Franchise Law Copyright Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Palo Alto, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Information Technology Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1991
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Technology Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Information Technology Law Patent Law Technology Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Corporate Law Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Copyright Law Trademark Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Rosenberg, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Mediation Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Trade Secrets Law Copyright Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    McLean, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Antitrust Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Copyright Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Information Technology Law Copyright Law Patent Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Copyright Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Appellate Practice Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
Gregory C. "Greg" Baker was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Gregory C. "Greg" Baker

Phillips Ryther & Winchester LLC
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Concord, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Mediation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Patent Law Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Arbitration Product Liability Litigation Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    East Palo Alto, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Information Technology Law Technology Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Privacy and Data Security Law Patent Law Litigation - Insurance Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Technology Law Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Marshall, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Patent Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Litigation - Health Care Trade Secrets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Copyright Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law CleanTech Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Technology Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Winter Park, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Administrative / Regulatory Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
Tim John Billick was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Tim John Billick

TBillick Law
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Patent Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Information Technology Law Technology Law Patent Law Corporate Law Privacy and Data Security Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Clayton, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Patent Law Trade Secrets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
Ricardo Bonilla was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Ricardo Bonilla

Fish & Richardson P.C.
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Patent Law Trade Secrets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Health Care Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Appellate Practice Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Falls Church, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Concord, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Patent Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Food and Beverage Law Litigation - Securities Patent Law Commercial Litigation Advertising Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Criminal Defense: White-Collar Privacy and Data Security Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Technology Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Trademark Law Copyright Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Venture Capital Law Patent Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Trademark Law Information Technology Law Technology Law Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Securities Litigation - Patent Antitrust Law Litigation - Antitrust Patent Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Corporate Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Corporate Governance Law Patent Law Trademark Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Copyright Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Securities / Capital Markets Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Technology Law Commercial Finance Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law
Lawyer
John E. Burke was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

John E. Burke

Burke Patent Law Group LLC
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Centennial, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Arbitration Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Law Information Technology Law Commercial Litigation Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Nonprofit / Charities Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Copyright Law Tax Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Newport News, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Patent Law Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Patent Law Technology Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Aviation Law Trademark Law Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Marlton, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Trademark Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Litigation - Patent Franchise Law Corporate Law Patent Law Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Public Finance Law Trademark Law International Trade and Finance Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Technology Law Trademark Law Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Construction Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Information Technology Law Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Media Law Copyright Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Trusts and Estates Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Patent Law
Lawyer
Bill Carmody was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Bill Carmody

Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Antitrust Copyright Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Bet-the-Company Litigation Arbitration Patent Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Trademark Law Qui Tam Law Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation Patent Law Litigation - Patent Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Copyright Law Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Concord, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Copyright Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vienna, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law Litigation - Patent
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Technology Law Corporate Law Copyright Law Patent Law Privacy and Data Security Law Information Technology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Berkeley, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Technology Law Litigation - Patent Trademark Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Information Technology Law Patent Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Information Technology Law Trademark Law Patent Law
Lawyer
Morgan Chu was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Morgan Chu

Irell & Manella LLP
  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Trademark Law Patent Law Information Technology Law Technology Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Irvine, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Arbitration Appellate Practice Litigation - Intellectual Property Trade Secrets Law Information Technology Law Patent Law Trademark Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Trademark Law Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Patent Law Personal Injury Litigation Litigation - Patent Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Trademark Law Sports Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Concord, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Billings, Montana
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Patent Patent Law Litigation - ERISA Trade Secrets Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Entertainment Law - Music Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Entertainment Law - Theater Media Law Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television Litigation - Patent
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  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Technology Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Patent Law
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Dominick A. Conde was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Dominick A. Conde

Venable LLP
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Litigation - Patent
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  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Patent Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Patent Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent
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  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Trademark Law Patent Law Litigation - Patent
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  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Commercial Litigation Patent Law Litigation - Patent Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Corporate Law Oil and Gas Law Employment Law - Management Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Litigation - Intellectual Property Energy Law Trademark Law Copyright Law Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television Patent Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice

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Patent Law Definition

A patent is a contract between an inventor and the government. The inventor provides a complete description of the invention to the public in an application for patent. This benefits the public by providing knowledge of the invention for use as a foundation for additional innovation. In return, if the invention is new (as compared to everything known to the public prior to the invention), a patent is issued. This patent gives the inventor a right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the patented invention throughout the United States, and from importing the invention into the United States, for the life of the patent, usually 20 years from filing. 

Grant of a patent does NOT itself give an inventor a right to exploit the patented invention – it only gives the inventor a right to exclude others from practicing the invention. For example, if an inventor makes an improvement to a previously patented machine, and gets a patent, the inventor can prevent the owner of the original patent from using the improvement. However, the inventor may not be able to exploit the improvement itself, at least until the original patent expires, because such exploitation might infringe that original patent. 

Title 35 of the United States Code (the “Patent Statutes”) set forth the standards and procedures for obtaining patents. Patents are granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), an agency of the Department of Commerce. 

The following items are patentable under these statutes:

  • Processes: new methods of doing something
  • Machines: engines, machinery, instruments, gadgets, etc.
  • Articles of manufacture: circuits, tools, structures made of metal, plastics, ceramics, etc.
  • Compositions of matter: new pharmaceuticals, chemical compounds, naturally occurring substances when substantially purified, DNA sequences, biological materials, e.g. bacteria, viruses, proteins and protein fragments, monoclonal antibodies, epitopes, and vectors.
  • Improvements in any of the above
  • Living organisms: genetically altered plants and animals.
  • Computer programs: alone and in conjunction with other equipment.
  • Business methods: methods for doing business, but not those solely directed to patenting abstract ideas.
  • Designs: ornamental aspects of articles of manufacture.
  • Non-patentable items include: nebulous concepts or ideas, laws of nature (e.g., gravity), mathematical algorithms alone (but computer-implemented mathematical algorithms producing a concrete, useful, and tangible result are patentable subject matter), and purely mental processes.

A key element to effective patent protection is writing patent claims that define the invention as broadly as possible, but without overlapping prior art that could make the patent invalid. This is generally best done by someone with skill and experience in patent practice, so consulting with a patent attorney is a wise choice.

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A patent is a contract between an inventor and the government. The inventor provides a complete description of the invention to the public in an application for patent. This benefits the public by providing knowledge of the invention for use as a foundation for additional innovation. In return, if the invention is new (as compared to everything known to the public prior to the invention), a patent is issued. This patent gives the inventor a right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the patented invention throughout the United States, and from importing the invention into the United States, for the life of the patent, usually 20 years from filing. 

Grant of a patent does NOT itself give an inventor a right to exploit the patented invention – it only gives the inventor a right to exclude others from practicing the invention. For example, if an inventor makes an improvement to a previously patented machine, and gets a patent, the inventor can prevent the owner of the original patent from using the improvement. However, the inventor may not be able to exploit the improvement itself, at least until the original patent expires, because such exploitation might infringe that original patent. 

Title 35 of the United States Code (the “Patent Statutes”) set forth the standards and procedures for obtaining patents. Patents are granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), an agency of the Department of Commerce. 

The following items are patentable under these statutes:

  • Processes: new methods of doing something
  • Machines: engines, machinery, instruments, gadgets, etc.
  • Articles of manufacture: circuits, tools, structures made of metal, plastics, ceramics, etc.
  • Compositions of matter: new pharmaceuticals, chemical compounds, naturally occurring substances when substantially purified, DNA sequences, biological materials, e.g. bacteria, viruses, proteins and protein fragments, monoclonal antibodies, epitopes, and vectors.
  • Improvements in any of the above
  • Living organisms: genetically altered plants and animals.
  • Computer programs: alone and in conjunction with other equipment.
  • Business methods: methods for doing business, but not those solely directed to patenting abstract ideas.
  • Designs: ornamental aspects of articles of manufacture.
  • Non-patentable items include: nebulous concepts or ideas, laws of nature (e.g., gravity), mathematical algorithms alone (but computer-implemented mathematical algorithms producing a concrete, useful, and tangible result are patentable subject matter), and purely mental processes.

A key element to effective patent protection is writing patent claims that define the invention as broadly as possible, but without overlapping prior art that could make the patent invalid. This is generally best done by someone with skill and experience in patent practice, so consulting with a patent attorney is a wise choice.