Milwaukee, WI (June 30, 2015) – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has been ranked in the top 20% of all law firms for patent practice by Intellectual Property Today magazine in a recent issue of the publication. The patent list, comprised of 271 law firms from across the United States, is ranked according to the number of utility patents issued in 2014. Michael Best secured the issuance of 915 total patents for its clients in 2014, including 829 utility patents and 86 design patents.
“We are honored to again receive this recognition and are proud of the growth and accomplishments of our patent practice,” said Michael Best’s Intellectual Property Practice Group Chair, Daniel S. Jones. “We continue to strive to meet the needs of our clients in protecting their valuable intellectual property assets and assisting them with related strategies.”
Michael Best’s patent attorneys are experienced in all aspects of patent prosecution, including re-examinations, reissues and appeals and are skilled in the art of preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in all disciplines; analyzing patentability, invalidity, and infringement issues; counseling clients in the design and development of new technologies and products; and negotiating patent licensing and technology transfer agreements. The firm’s patent services also include monitoring and analyzing competitor patents and patent portfolios, as well as strategic portfolio management.
Published monthly since 1994, Intellectual Property Today focuses on legal issues in patent, trademark and copyright law. Content is geared to the patent attorneys and agents, professionals and executives in firms and companies that provide products and services to this industry. Features emphasize developments in cutting edge technology and their effect on intellectual property law practice.