Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Rankings & Recognition

Rankings & Recognition

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2011-2012 Best Law Firms (U.S. News & World Report: Best Lawyers)

FIRM RANKINGS & RECOGNITION

  • Ranked Among Top 10 Firms Nationwide for Number of Utility Patents Issued
    April 1, 2014 | Patents | National | Intellectual Property Today (IP Today)
  • Named National Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year, National IP Specialty Firm of the Year and Regional Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year
    March 25, 2014 | Patents | National | Regional | Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)
  • Ranked in The National Law Journal listing of the "Top 100 Verdicts of 2013"
    March 24, 2014 | Litigation | Patents | National |The National Law Journal & VerdictSearch
  • Recognized Among Top Trademark Law Firms in U.S. and California in 2014 World Trademark Review 1000
    February 4, 2014 | Litigation | Trademarks | National | Regional | World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000
  • Recognized as Pharmaceutical Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C., and for International Copyright and IP Protection in California in Global Awards
    January 30, 2014 | Litigation | Patents | IP Strategy | Copyrights | International & Regional | Corporate INTL
  • Recognized as one of 2014 Top 250 Leading Law Firms
    January 1, 2014 | National | Intercontinental Finance Magazine
  • Recognized in 2013 International Legal Awards by Acquisition International
    December 16, 2013 | National | Acquisition International Magazine
  • Ranked Among 2014 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
    November 1, 2013 | Litigation (Metropolitan Tier 1; National Tier 3) | Patents (Metropolitan Tier 1; National Tier 3) | Trademarks (Metropolitan Tier 1) | U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
  • Recognized in LMG Life Sciences Survey
    July 1, 2013 | Litigation | Hatch-Waxman Litigation | Patents | Patent Strategy & Management | National | Legal Media Group (LMG)
  • Ranked Among California's Leading Law Firms for Patent Prosecution, Litigation, and Licensing 
    June 1, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Licensing | IP Strategy | Regional | Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine
  • Knobbe Martens Seattle Office Ranked Among Washington's Leading Law Firms for Patent Prosecution and IP Strategy
    June 1, 2013 | Patents | IP Strategy | Regional | Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine
  • Ranked Among Top 10 Firms Nationwide for Obtaining Trademark Registrations
    May 23, 2013 | Trademarks | National | Intellectual Property Today (IP Today)
  • Ranked Top Intellectual Property Firm in 2013 Law Firms Practice Area Rankings
    May 13, 2013 | Vault
  • Named to National Law Journal's "Intellectual Property Hot List"
    May 6, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Licensing | National | National Law Journal (NLJ)
  • Winner of Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Best Advertising Campaign
    April 8, 2013 | Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
  • Ranked Top Firm Nationally for Quality of Patents in Industrial Space and Top 10 Nationally for Highest-Quality Patents
    April 5, 2013 | Patents | National | Intellectual Asset Management (IAM)/OceanTomo Patent Ratings
  • Ranked as One of the Top Intellectual Property Law Firms in 2013 Managing IP World IP Survey
    February 1, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Bio Life Sciences | National | Regional | Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)
  • Ranked Top 20 for Overall Diversity on AmLaw Diversity Scorecard
    July 1, 2012 | Diversity | National | The American Lawyer
  • Ranked Among Most Diverse Firms in the Nation on Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity List 
    May 1, 2012 | Diversity | National | MultiCultural Law Magazine
  • Ranked #4 for Top 50 Law Firms for Diversity Among Partners 
    May 1, 2012 | Diversity | National | MultiCultural Law Magazine
  • Ranked #4 for Top 25 Law Firms for Asian Americans 
    May 1, 2012 | Diversity | National | MultiCultural Law Magazine

 

ATTORNEY RECOGNITION

  • Five Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named Among Top 100 Intellectual Property Attorneys in California
    April 9, 2014 | Attorneys: Fuller, Jennings, Lee, Merani, Sganga | Litigation | Patents | Regional | The Daily Journal
  • Susan Natland Recognized by International Law Office's 2014 Client Choice Awards
    April 2, 2014 | Trademarks | Attorney: Natland | Regional | International Law Office's (ILO)
  • Catherine Holland, Susan Natland, Diane Reed, Jeff Van Hoosear, and Lynda Zadra-Symes Recognized as Leading Trademark Lawyers in 2014 WTR 1000
    February 4, 2014 | Litigation | Trademarks | Attorneys: Holland, Natland, Reed, Van Hoosear, Zadra-Symes | National | World Trademark Review
  • Adeel Akhtar Named to Lawyers of Color's  "Power List 2014"
    February 7, 2014 | Attorney: Akhtar | National | Lawyers of Color
  • Tirzah Lowe Named to Daily Journal's 20 Under 40
    January 30, 2014 | Attorney: Lowe | Regional | The Daily Journal
  • Eli Loots Named "IP Due Diligence Attorney of the Year in California", Brenden Gingrich Recognized for Biotech Patents, and Brent Babcock Recognized for "High-Tech Litigation" in Corporate INTL Global Awards 
    January 30, 2014 | Attorneys: Loots, Gingrich, Babcock | National & Regional | Corporate INTL
  • Joseph Re Recognized Among 2014 "Top 50 Orange County Super Lawyers" 
    January 16, 2014 | Litigation | Attorney: Re | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Twenty-One Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named 2014 Southern California "Super Lawyers"
    January 16, 2014 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Attorneys: Berretta, Cianfrani, Friedland, Halpern, Holcomb, Horne, Israelsen, King, Lateef, Lee (Sabing), Martens, Nataupsky, Natland, Olson, Re, Sganga (John), Stewart, Summers, von Hoffmann, Vogel Weil, Zelkind | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Nine Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named Top Women Attorneys in Southern California  
    October 10, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Attorneys: Armond, Halpern, Holland, Katzenellenbogen (Lauren), Mazur, Natland, Swaroop, Vogel Weil, Zadra-Symes | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Ned Israelsen Named "Patent Prosecution Attorney of the Year" by LMG Life Sciences
    September 26, 2013 | Patents | Licensing | IP Strategy | Attorney: Israelsen | National | Legal Media Group (LMG)
  • Maria Anderson Named in 2013 edition of "IP Stars - Top 250 Women in IP" by Managing Intellectual Property
    September 18, 2013 | Patents | Trademarks | Licensing & Counseling | Attorney: Anderson (Maria) | National | Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)
  • Joseph Cianfrani and John Sganga Named Best Lawyer's "2014 Lawyers of the Year"
    August 15, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Attorneys: Cianfrani, Sganga | National | Best Lawyers
  • Eleven Knobbe Martens Attorneys Among 2014 Best Lawyers in America
    August 15, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Attorneys: Martens, Berretta, Cianfrani, Israelsen, Re, Reisman, Rose, Sganga, Vogel Weil, Uribe, Zelkind | National | Best Lawyers
  • Five Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named Top Attorneys
    August 5, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Attorneys: Friedland, Lee, Natland, Schlatter, Sganga | OC METRO Magazine 
  • Eli Loots Named 2013 Northern California Rising Star
    July 31, 2013 | Patents | Opinions & Counseling | Attorney: Loots | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Ten Knobbe Martens Attorneys Recognized as Top Attorneys in Life Sciences Industry by LMG Life Sciences
    July 1, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Licensing | IP Strategy | Attorneys: Israelsen | Lea | Lee (Sabing) | Maddox | Mallon | Martens | Re | Reisman | von Hoffmann | Zimmerman | National | Legal Media Group (LMG)
  • Carol Pitzel Cruz, Christopher Sweeney and Mauricio Uribe Named 2013 Washington Rising Star
    June 13, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Licensing | Attorneys: Pitzel Cruz, Sweeney, Uribe | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Thirteen Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named 2013 Southern California Rising Stars 
    June 13, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Attorneys: Armond, Bunker (Jared), Horne, Huffmire, Hyman, Katzenellenbogen (Ben), Katzenellenbogen (Lauren), Larson, LeMeilleur, Mazur, Swaroop, Wahl, Mirzae | Regional | Super Lawyers
  • Ned Israelsen, Fred Berretta, Joseph Reisman, and Boris Zelkind Named 2013 San Diego Super Lawyers
    June 7, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Attorneys: Israelsen, Berretta, Reisman, Zelkind | Local | Super Lawyers
  • Twelve Knobbe Martens Attorneys Recognized Among the World's Leading Patent Practitioners
    June 1, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Licensing | Attorneys: Anderson (Maria), Benedict, Gurka, Hart, King, Lateef, Merani, Re, Rose, Schoenbaum, Uribe, Zimmerman | International | Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine
  • Five Knobbe Martens Attorneys Recognized as Top IP Practitioners in Managing Intellectual Property "IP Stars" Directory
    May 15, 2013 | Litigation | Attorneys: Anderson (Maria), Bunker (William), Gurka, Jensen, Re | National | Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)
  • Five Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named in 2013 International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers
    April 19, 2013 | Trademarks | Attorneys: Holland, Natland, Simpson, Van Hoosear, Zadra-Symes | International | Who’s Who Legal
  • Fred Berretta, John Carson, Drew Hamilton and Ned Israelsen Named 2013 Top Attorneys
    March 1, 2013 | Attorney: Berretta, Carson, Hamilton, Israelsen | Local | San Diego Magazine
  • Ned Israelsen Named One of "Top 25 San Diego Attorneys"
    February 22, 2013 | Patents | Attorney: Israelsen | Local | SD Metro Magazine
  • Tirzah Lowe and Bryan Wahl Named 2013 "Rising Stars in the Legal Industry"  
    January 24, 2013 | Attorney: Lowe, Wahl | National | Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)
  • Seventeen Knobbe Martens Attorneys Included in 2013 Top Rated Lawyers List
    January 16, 2013 | Litigation | Patents | Trademarks | Attorneys: Berretta, Bunker, Carson, Hamilton, Holland, Jensen, Martens, Nataupsky, Olson, Reed, Rose, Schlatter, Sganga, Simpson, Summers, Vogel Weil, von Hoffmann | Regional | American Lawyer Media (ALM) / Martindale-Hubbell
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