The 50 most innovative companies in the world count on these law firms to protect their patents, copyrights, and trademarks.
Traditional manufacturers may make the best clients for patent lawyers, but patent-holding companies are sure stepping up the volume.
With investigations up by 25 percent last year, specialists are in high demand.
Which law firms prosecute U.S. patents for Korea's LG Electronics? Who handles IP litigation here for Google? Our list of lawyers for the world's most inventive companies tells all.
The total volume of patent litigation resumed its upward climb in 2006. Will recent Supreme Court decisions weakening patents send future totals through the roof?
John Bringardner, with research Ann Sherman
Knowing the ropes at the ITC has boosted the practice of boutique Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg. Other firms also prosper.