Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise leading multinationals, boundary-pushing start-ups, and the investors and financial institutions that fuel them. The firm helps clients navigate market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.
Kramer Levin provides proactive, creative and pragmatic solutions that address today’s most challenging legal issues. Headquartered in New York, with offices in Silicon Valley and Paris, our firm fosters a strong culture of involvement in public and community service. We regard it as imperative that we maintain an environment where people from diverse backgrounds can flourish. Over the past three years, 62% of new Kramer Levin partners were promoted from within and 50% were women.
Patterson + Sheridan is a full-service intellectual property (IP) firm, offering every possible strategy to protect and enforce IP within the U.S. and abroad. Since 1996, we've successfully secured patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and other critical assets for exceptional technology innovators, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. We are among the world's top ten writers of original U.S. patent applications and have received accolades and high rankings over the years from U.S. News, The Business Journals, Super Lawyers, and other independent IP sources. With over 33,000+ patents granted, more than 1000 trademark applications filed and extensive trial experience.
Buchanan IP combines the knowledge and experience of an intellectual property boutique with the service offerings of a large multi-practice firm. Buchanan aims to be a true business partner for our clients, focusing on the protection, enforcement and monetization of IP assets. are a collaborative team of more than 50 attorneys and IP professionals with technical backgrounds in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, electrical and computer science as well as mechanical and materials science. Our team is award winning, having been recognized for its work by organizations including: Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, IAM’s Patent 1000, World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000, Chambers USA and more.
Vedder Price is a thriving general-practice law firm with a proud tradition of maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since our founding in 1952. With 315 attorneys and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from our offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Singapore, Dallas and Miami. Vedder Price offers its clients the benefits of a full-service patent, trademark, copyright and technology law practice that is active in both domestic and foreign areas. We develop and protect the intellectual property assets for our clients, and effectively enforce such rights and defend our clients in courts throughout the country and before federal agencies and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Cleary Gottlieb is a global law firm with over 1,100 lawyers from more than 50 countries. We work across practices, industries, jurisdictions, and continents to provide clients with simple, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges. Clients know Cleary for our signature approach to serving their needs with a wide range of integrated capabilities in antitrust, bank regulatory, capital markets, corporate governance, enforcement, litigation, M&A, tax, and more. We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen, and a human touch. We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions. Global corporations, financial institutions, sovereign governments, local businesses, and individuals come to us for consistently practical and forward-looking advice.
Ropes & Gray’s global intellectual property team provides clients with a full range of IP services, from strategic patent evaluation and litigation to strategic transactions. Our IP litigation team has an exceptional record of accomplishment prevailing for clients in complex, bet-the-company litigation. We litigate issues of first impression before state and federal courts, at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and before the International Trade Commission. Our IP transactional lawyers, meanwhile, guide billion- and multi-million dollar deals that enable companies to access new markets, accelerate research, advance product development, and guide clients in groundbreaking, first-of-their-kind licensing and collaboration agreements. Indeed, Ropes & Gray’s IP group has been consistently recognized for its excellence by independent ranking publications such as Chambers, Legal 500, U.S. News—Best Lawyers, Managing IP, LMG Life Sciences, and IAM Patent 1000.