Ropes & Gray Named “Law Firm of the Year” for Patent Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Rankings & Awards
November 1, 2013
Ropes & Gray was named “Law Firm of the Year” in the “Litigation – Patent” category by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2014 rankings released on Nov. 1. The rankings were based on a survey of law firm clients, leading lawyers and law firm managers, partners and associates.

The intellectual property practice at Ropes & Gray is among the largest and most diversified of any U.S. law firm. The IP practice provides clients with a sophisticated understanding of the latest legal developments and cutting-edge technical and scientific knowledge and has experience in handling complex issues across a wide range of industries, including life sciences, technology and media, retail and consumer, private equity and financial services, health care and education.

This year, the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice and individuals have been recognized among the world’s elite by various publications and organizations including Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000, Managing IP’s IP Handbook, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Asia, Legal 500 U.S., Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, LMG Life Sciences Guide, Best Lawyers in America, The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers, Asian Legal Business’ IP Rankings, Benchmark Litigation, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000Asia IP’s Experts Guide, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Daily Journal’s Top 75 IP Litigators list, Vault’s Law Firm Rankings, Financial Times’  US Innovative Lawyers Report 2012, Asian-Mena Counsel’s In-House Community Firm of the Year survey (finalist), Leaders League’s International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (finalist), China Law & Practice’s Firm of the Year Awards (finalist) and ALB’s inaugural Korea Law Awards (finalist).