Dallas, TX, June 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its inclusion by Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) magazine in the 2013 IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The Firm is ranked among the top firms in Texas for its expertise representing clients in patent litigation, licensing, and prosecution.
IAM Patent 1000 stated that Thompson & Knight’s “work is top quality” and the group “practices at the vanguard of IP law.” The directory further noted that Thompson & Knight’s “efficient, economical case handling sets it apart” and that the firm “has really risen to the challenge as in-house counsel shine an ever-brighter spotlight on client service in the current economic climate.”
Sources say Thompson & Knight Partner and Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Chair Bruce S. Sostek is a “terrific litigator” who “has a great disposition for trial work, with his calm demeanour.” Partner Max Ciccarelli is praised as a “high-energy, charismatic litigator who demonstrates a strong commitment to his clients.” Jane Politz Brandt, Partner and Practice Group Co-Chair, is recognized as “an astute trial lawyer and an exceptional behind-the-scenes operator who makes sure the best result is delivered.” Partner Stephen E. Stein is lauded as “the most senior licensing specialist in Texas; one of the savviest deal makers in the state.”
IAM magazine is a leading intellectual property publication. IAM Patent 1000, considered to be the definitive source of information for those seeking to identify world-class patent expertise at both the individual and firm level, lists best-in-class patent litigation, licensing, and prosecution firms and practitioners in 40 key jurisdictions around the globe. Over several months, IAM magazine conducted nearly 1,500 interviews with numerous patent specialists to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. Firms and practitioners qualify for a listing in IAM Patent 1000 on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence, and the level of work on which they are typically engaged.
About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, banking, finance, real estate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, creditors’ rights, intellectual property, labor, environmental, and white-collar defense matters, among others. We are particularly recognized for our depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. The Firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 and 2013 editions of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, California, and Michigan, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.