Patent litigation in the USA has been evolving year on year. With several big decisions last year and several more to come this year, law firms are poised to bag a victory for their clients. So, if you are looking to hire a patent firm to file a lawsuit or defend one, here are the top performing law firms for the year 2017 (according to IAM) that will increase your chances of winning.

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
Jones Day
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
Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Desmarais LLP
Fish & Richardson PC
Heim Payne & Chorush LLP
McKool Smith
Nelson Bumgardner PC
Robins Kaplan LLP
Susman Godfrey LLP
Tensegrity Law Group LLP

 

Firms: Litigation
Desmarais LLP
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
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
White & Case LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP

 

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