Rothwell Figg and five attorneys are once again included in the IP Stars rankings from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). The 2020 edition recognizes the firm both nationally and in the District of Columbia, and E. Anthony Figg ("Tony"), Steven Lieberman, Joseph Hynds ("Joe"), Martin Zoltick ("Marty"), and R. Danny Huntington are ranked in the District of Columbia. IP Stars is the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide.
In the District of Columbia, the firm is “Highly Recommended” for Patent Prosecution and Patent Contentious. Nationally, the firm is ranked for Life Sciences IP and Patent Prosecution. The aspects assessed for the firm rankings include expertise, workload, market reputation, track record, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a given practice area. Judgements about which firms to include in the rankings, and which tier and practice area they should be in, take into account all of this information.
Additionally, partners Tony, Steven, Joe, Marty, and Danny are identified as Patent Stars in the District of Columbia. Additionally, Steven is ranked as a Trademark Star and a Copyright Star. Individuals ranked by IP Stars are highly regarded by their peers and/or clients or those that are integral to the firm’s success or reputation.
IP Stars covers contentious and non-contentious IP work. The research is conducted by an experienced team of research analysts in Hong Kong, London, and New York who obtain information from firm submissions, IP practitioner and client interviews, email, and online surveys. Independent research is also conducted, including an analysis of publicly available information and data already obtained from firms. No firm or individual can pay to be ranked or to influence the results and there is no fee to participate in the research. Participation in the research does not guarantee listing. To learn more, please visit ipstars.com.