The world’s leading patent professionals revealed Building on the success of previous editions and with more firms having participated in the research than ever before, IAM is proud to present the full edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018 – a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe.
The IAM Patent 1000 has 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 1,700 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.
The IAM Patent 1000 features 48 country-specific chapters analysing local patent professional services markets and detailing the firms and individuals identified as leaders in their respective fields. The tables and accompanying detailed editorial reflect the depth of expertise, market presence and levels of work on which firms are typically instructed. The publication therefore serves as a one-stop reference source for anyone seeking patent 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 monetising 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.”