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Weil’s IP Practices Receive Outstanding Recognition in 2021 IAM Patent 1000 Survey

Weil’s IP practices again earned national recognition in the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000.

Weil’s IP practices again earned national recognition in the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The publication recognized both the Firm’s Patent Litigation and Technology & IP Transactions practices as among the best in the United States, with Weil receiving eight firmwide rankings and 11 lawyers receiving a total of 12 individual recommendations.

IAM Patent 1000 highlighted Weil’s market-leading expertise in IP disputes, noting that the Firm “is an elite patent litigation performer with a knack for securing optimum results in make-or-break suits that affect not just the parties to them, but also entire industries.” Weil’s Patent Litigation practice earned rankings nationally, as well as in each of the primary regions where it operates, including California, the D.C. Metro area, New York and Texas. Patent Litigation Co-Heads Brian Ferguson, Edward Reines and Elizabeth Weiswasser, and partners Anne Cappella, Anish Desai, Doug McClellan and Garland Stephens all received individual rankings.

Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice was also recognized as a national leader: “With a 26-lawyer specialized group spanning Silicon Valley and New York, Weil is also a dominant force when it comes to patent and technology transactions.” The Firm received a “highly recommended” ranking for Transactions in New York, while also earning recognition nationally and in California. Technology & IP Transactions practice Head Michael Epstein and partners Karen Ballack, Jeffrey Osterman and Charan Sandhu were spotlighted for their expertise and accomplishments.

Complete list of firmwide rankings:

National

  • Recommended for Transactions
  • Silver Ranking for Litigation

California

  • Recommended for Transactions
  • Silver Ranking for Litigation

D.C. Metro Area

  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

New York

  • Highly Recommended for Transactions
  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

Texas

  • Bronze Ranking for Litigation

The IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners is compiled by IAM magazine, a leading source of information on intellectual property, from detailed interviews with both practitioners and patent owners.

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