WWL: Patents is an in-depth guide to the international patents legal market, and recognises the foremost patents lawyers around the world who stand out for their excellence when it comes to both contentious and transactional matters, with expertise covering a wide range of industry sectors.
We also identify prominent patent agents and attorneys for their strong expertise preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications.
We list 1357 practitioners from 815 firms in 61 jurisdictions across this practice area.
Our research into the Korean intellectual property market sees 22 practitioners highlighted for their outstanding work covering regulatory, contentious and transactional matters relating to patents and trademarks.
In this year’s research, we are proud to present 845 outstanding practitioners who are recognised from all over the globe for their market-leading patent practices. Their collective work covers a range of matters including patent infringement litigation, portfolio management and licensing.
Life sciences lawyers have had another busy year, reporting record-high levels of work across the board. For many life sciences and healthcare companies, 2017 was a particularly challenging year. Increased regulatory scrutiny, soaring R&D costs...