Patent litigation in the US has been evolving continuously year on year. Although there has been a decline in the cases filed, few law firms have continued to perform well during the past year. According to a list published by IAM, here are the top performing law firms for the year 2016.

Firms: Prosecution
Fenwick & West LLP
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Fish & Richardson PC
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
McDermott Will & Emery
Merchant & Gould
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
Sughrue Mion PLLC
Firms: Transactions
Cooley LLP
Covington & Burling LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Fenwick & West LLP
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Global IP Law Group LLC
Latham & Watkins LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC
Firms: Plaintiff
Desmarais LLP
Fish & Richardson PC
McKool Smith
Robins Kaplan LLP
Susman Godfrey LLP
Tensegrity Law Group LLP
Firms: Litigation
Highly recommended
Durie Tangri LLP
Fish & Richardson PC
Irell & Manella LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Williams & Connolly LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Recommended
Covington & Burling LLP
Desmarais LLP
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Keker & Van Nest LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
White & Case LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP

 

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