Partners E. Anthony Figg ("Tony"), Steven Lieberman, Joseph Hynds ("Joe"), Martin Zoltick, R. Danny Huntington, and Sharon Davis were named in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016 – a unique guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe.
The firm’s attorneys were applauded for their “excellent litigation judgement and superlative technical ability.” Tony was acknowledged for being “a class act and top-quality litigator,” while Steven, gold rated for the second year, was identified as “…one of the best trial lawyers in the country.”
The IAM Patent 1000 has fast become the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent services providers. The extensive research process for this guide was conducted over several months by a team of full-time analysts, and involved more than 1,500 interviews with patent specialists across the globe. Legal and attorney firms and individual practitioners qualify for inclusion in the IAM Patent 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.
“We are very proud of our attorneys who have been recognized in the IAM Patent 1000, and of the acknowledgement of our firm for its outstanding lawyers and strong practice areas,” said Rothwell Figg member and founder, Tony. “We are grateful to our clients for recommending us to IAM as a leader in IP law, and we will continue our tradition of providing our clients with the highest quality legal services.”
Nicholas Richardson, research editor for the IAM Patent 1000, explains: “In the world of commerce, patents have become pivotal in driving corporate value and profitability. When it comes to obtaining, enforcing and monetizing these vital commodities, private practice lawyers and patent attorneys play an essential role; selecting the right specialist is of paramount importance. The IAM Patent 1000 delivers the most in-depth coverage of the market yet undertaken, pinpointing the best of the best in prosecution, litigation and licensing. The listings and editorial provide readers with a truly comprehensive overview of patent services around the world, making the IAM Patent 1000 an essential tool for all IP decision makers.”