Banner Witcoff’s patent prosecution and litigation practices are recognized in the 2019 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, along with nine of the firm’s attorneys.
The guide ranks Banner Witcoff among the top firms for litigation in Illinois, and recommends the firm for patent prosecution in Illinois and Washington, D.C. It also recognizes the following Banner Witcoff attorneys as leading professionals in their practice area and jurisdiction:
Joseph J. Berghammer for prosecution and litigation in Illinois; John P. Iwanicki for prosecution in Massachusetts; Ross A. Dannenberg, Frederic M. Meeker, and Darrell G. Mottley for prosecution in Washington, D.C.; John R. Hutchins and Robert S. Katz for litigation in D.C; and Timothy C. Meece and Christopher J. Renk for litigation in Illinois. Rob and Darrell are also recognized nationwide for their design patent work.
The IAM Patent 1000 refers to Banner Witcoff as a “leader in the prosecution of design and utility patents with vibrant post-grant and litigation offerings.” It commends the firm for being “a dexterous and diligent all-rounder in the patent space” and notes the versatility of its attorneys’ individual practices.
The guide goes on to say the firm is “a major contributor to IP life in the United States and does much beyond the confines of its legal practice to help educate stakeholders in the IP market on the most important issues of the day.” It adds, “[t]he ensemble’s lawyers take this passion for all things intellectual property into their client practices, too, rendering a stellar service encompassing prosecution, post-grant proceedings and litigation.”
The IAM Patent 1000 is based on extensive research involving more than 1,700 interviews and feedback from market sources. Click here to view the complete guide and profiles highlighting Banner Witcoff and its attorneys.