Bird & Bird has been ranked in 15 jurisdictions in the newly launched edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.
The publication has also identified more leading individual lawyers from Bird & Bird than any other firm featured (37 lawyers in total). These include: Michael Alt, Yves Bizollon, Vojtěch Chloupek, Cyril Chua, Piotr Dynowski, Giovanni Galimberti, Michael Groß, Bálint Halász, Christian Harmsen, Mark Heaney, Mark Hilton, Neil T Jenkins, Oliver Jan Jüngst, Alban Kang, Patrick Kelleher, Armand Killan, Boris Kreye, Matthew Laight, Anne-Charlotte Le Bihan, Manuel Lobato, Morag Macdonald, Matthias Meyer, Ella Mikkola, Massimiliano Mostardini, Jane Mutimear, Wouter Pors, Felix Rödiger, Sally Shorthose, Katharine Stephens, Lorraine Anne Tay, Jean-Christophe Troussel, Marc Van Wijngaarden, Bruno Vandermeulen, Robert Williams, Anna Wolters and Alison Wong.
The IAM Patent Litigation 1000 rankings are based on the results of hundreds of interviews conducted with senior private practice and in-house lawyers to identify the leading firms and practitioners globally.
This success follows on from Bird & Bird lawyers being ranked 2nd out of 700 international firms in its sister guide to trademark practice, the WTR 2014.
Both titles are published by the IP Media Group.
Quotes about our firm include:"No other firm is recommended in more countries in the IAM Patent 1000, and no other has as many individuals highlighted, than IP titan Bird & Bird; in terms of strength in depth, it is second to none".
View the full rankings by country here.