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2009 Top Patent Firms



The list this year is comprised of 360 law firms/individuals. Thank you to all who participated. Firms are ranked according to the number of utility patents issued in 2008 where the firm or individual is listed as the legal representative on the face of the registration.
  • Averages and percentages have been rounded to the nearest tenth.
  • There will be no additions to the list once it has been published.
  • The survey form was available on our website from 1/6/09-2/11/09.
Rank Name 2008
Utility
2008
Design
2008
Plant
Total
2008
Total
2007
Total
2006
3 Year
Avg
2007-2008
% Change
Atty Agts Web
1 Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. 3751 96 0 3847 3481 3963 3,763.7 10.5% 103 11 Visit Site
2 Sughrue Mion, PLLC 2899 317 0 3216 3320 3462 3,332.7 -3.1% 101 6 Visit Site
3 Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP 2378 373 0 2751 2915 2767 2,811.0 -5.6% 53 17 Visit Site
4 Oliff & Berridge, PLC 2345 146 0 2491 2426 2638 2,518.3 2.7% 54 5 Visit Site
5 Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 1577 43 0 1620 1697 2015 1,777.3 -4.5% 92 0 Visit Site
6 Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP 1571 41 0 1612 1687 2091 1,796.7 -4.4% 78 6 Visit Site
7 Harness, Dickey & Pierce, PLC 1541 169 0 1710 1612 1637 1,653.0 6.1% 103 6 Visit Site
8 Fish & Richardson P.C. 1540 85 0 1625 1653 1664 1,647.3 -1.7% 251 30 Visit Site
9 Foley & Lardner LLP 1461 168 22 1651 1579 1809 1,679.7 4.6% 147 21 Visit Site
10 Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP 1439 107 10 1556 1461 1471 1,496.0 6.5% 156 13 Visit Site
11 McDermott Will & Emery 1392 56 0 1448 1420 1592 1,486.7 2.0% 86 5 Visit Site
12 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP 1349 100 0 1449 1,249 1,567 1,421.7 16.0% 393 3 Visit Site
13 Nixon & Vanderhye P.C. 1244 172 0 1416 1538 1543 1,499.0 -7.9% 40 2 Visit Site
14 Staas & Halsey LLP 1194 518 0 1712 1450 1402 1,521.3 18.1% 26 1 Visit Site
15 Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP 1170 103 7 1280 1329 1029 1,212.7 -3.7% 163 9 Visit Site
16 Cantor Colburn LLP 1068 105 0 1173 861 899 977.7 36.2% 76 16 Visit Site
17 Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC 902 106 38 1046 1157 1213 1,138.7 -9.6% 63 2 Visit Site
18 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione 901 296 0 1197 1015 1130 1,114.0 17.9% 151 8 Visit Site
19 Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack 875 84 0 959 950 1131 1,013.3 0.9% 19 1 Visit Site
20 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner 838 24 0 862 887 866 871.7 -2.8% 76 4 Visit Site
21 Kenyon & Kenyon LLP 801 40 0 841 900 1014 918.3 -6.6% 124 9 Visit Site
22 Dickstein Shapiro LLP 794 66 0 860 788 887 845.0 9.1% 54 0 Visit Site
23 Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP 786 26 0 812 791 863 822.0 2.7% 12 2 Visit Site
24 Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP 763 76 0 839 647 715 733.7 29.7% 31 1 Visit Site
25 Young & Thompson 742 176 0 918 892 899 903.0 2.9% 13 2 Visit Site


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