Ropes & Gray Named a Finalist for Three 2010 Intellectual Property Magazine Awards
Intellectual Property Magazine has shortlisted Ropes & Gray for three separate categories in its 2010 awards. The firm is a finalist for “Private Practice of the Year (International)”, “Pharmaceutical Team of the Year” and “Technology Team of the Year.” The award winners will be announced at a dinner in London on November 30. Finalists were selected on the basis of "contribution to the industry and the advancement of best commercial practice" by a panel of industry experts brought together by the magazine.
Ropes & Gray's intellectual property group provides a full range of IP rights and management services from licensing and transactions to rights protection and full-scale litigation. With a team of more than 200 lawyers, 40 patent agents and technical advisors and 60 paralegals, Ropes & Gray advises industry innovators on their most challenging issues, anywhere in the world.
In June, the firm won Chambers USA’s 2010 "Award for Excellence" as the leading practice in the United States for intellectual property, and The International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers has named five Ropes & Gray partners to its distinguished list for 2010. Two other surveys by Managing IP and Asia IP recently ranked Ropes & Gray’s IP practices among the best in the world. The firm was also ranked in the first tier nationally for intellectual property in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey released in September.