BOSTON– Mintz’s award-winning Intellectual Property (IP) Practice again earned national recognition in the 2023 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The guide recognized Mintz with three firm-wide rankings and 10 attorneys received a total of 11 individual recommendations.
IAM Patent 1000 highlighted Mintz’s IP team for covering the “gamut of patent services across a range of industries, from high-technology to pharmaceuticals,” adding that its practitioners are “well known for their work before the PTAB, district courts and, in particular, the ITC.” Additionally, the team was praised for being “agile and collaborative, with superb scientific expertise.”
The following attorneys received individual rankings, recognizing their expertise and accomplishments:
- Lisa Adams, Recommended Massachusetts Patent Prosecution
- Dean Farmer, Ph.D., Recommended Massachusetts Patent Prosecution
- William Geary, Recommended Massachusetts Patent Prosecution
- Fred Hernandez, Recommended for California Patent Prosecution
- Kenneth Jenkins, Ph.D., Recommended for California Patent Prosecution
- William B. Kezer, Ph.D., Recommended for California Patent Prosecution
- Michael T. Renaud, Gold Ranking for Massachusetts Litigation; Recommended Massachusetts Transactions
- Terri Shieh-Newton, Ph.D., Recommended for California Patent Prosecution
- Thomas Wintner, Bronze Ranking for Massachusetts Litigation
- James Wodarski, Bronze Ranking for Massachusetts Litigation
Mintz also received the following firm-wide rankings:
- Massachusetts: Silver Ranking for Litigation
- Massachusetts: Recommended for Prosecution
- California: Recommended for Prosecution
The Mintz IP group comprises more than 115 attorneys, patent agents, and technical advisors, and is recognized for success and in-depth expertise in patent litigation, patent monetization, IP transactions, patent prosecution and strategic counseling, trade secrets, and inter partes reviews. The team has a global practice with top-tier clients across all technology-driven industries, including semiconductors, biotechnology, data management, medical technology, telecommunications, auto manufacturing, software, and pharmaceuticals. The attorneys work strategically with clients to identify and articulate their IP objectives, tailor their portfolios in support of those objectives, enforce rights globally where there is infringement, devise and implement defense strategies as necessary, and coordinate with global counsel to ensure efforts across international jurisdictions are harmonized.
IAM says its Patent 1000 “shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in the pivotal area of patent law.” The media outlet “undertakes exhaustive qualitative research, identifying top firms and individuals based on their depth of expertise, market presence and sophistication of work. To research the market, IAM conducts in-person, telephone and video interviews and gathers written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field.”
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