Press Release

Cooley IP Practice Receives Recognitions From IAM Patent 1000, IP Stars

August 15, 2023

Palo Alto – August 15, 2023 – Cooley announced today that the firm’s intellectual property practice was recognized by the IAM Patent 1000 and Managing IP’s IP Stars – two of the top resources of market intelligence on the discipline – based on interviews with clients and private practice lawyers. Thirty Cooley lawyers were recognized by one or both of the guides.

The IAM Patent 1000 ranked the practice across its geographies in California, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and Washington, as well as nationwide in the US and England, and internationally. The publication recognized 21 Cooley lawyers in their respective practice areas.

In full, IAM recognized the firm in:

  • US: Nationwide – Transactions
  • US: California – Litigation and transactions
  • US: District of Columbia – Litigation, prosecution and transactions
  • US: Massachusetts – Prosecution and transactions
  • US: Washington – Prosecution
  • UK: England & Wales – Prosecution and transactions
  • International – Recommended firm

Managing IP also recognized Cooley in its annual directory, IP Stars, where the firm was distinguished across multiple jurisdictions:

  • US – Nationwide:
    • Copyright & related rights
    • IP transactions
    • Life sciences IP
    • Patent disputes
    • Patent prosecution
    • PTAB litigation
    • Trademark disputes
  • California:
    • Copyright & related rights
    • Patent disputes
    • Patent prosecution
    • Trademark disputes
    • Trademark prosecution
  • Colorado: Intellectual property
  • District of Columbia: Trademark disputes
  • Massachusetts: Patent prosecution
  • New York: Patent prosecution
  • Virginia: Intellectual property
  • Washington: Intellectual property
  • UK (England): Intellectual property transactions

IP Stars also recognized 21 Cooley lawyers in their respective practice areas.

In recent weeks, the firm was named a finalist for The American Lawyer’s Litigation Department of the Year award in the intellectual property category, which recognizes the top five most successful IP litigation practices in the US over a two-year period.

Cooley’s IP litigation practice is regularly called upon to litigate complex, high-stakes disputes involving technologies, products and brands that are the critical drivers of our clients’ businesses. Offering a team of 65+ lawyers with significant experience representing clients in technology and life sciences matters, the IP litigation practice is renowned for its ability to win bet-the-company competitor cases in which multibillion-dollar products, technologies and brands are at stake. Cooley boasts one of the most active patent litigation practices in the US, handling more than 525 patent cases and 70 patent appeals at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit – the vast majority as appellee – in the last five years.

The firm’s patent counseling and prosecution practice includes an international patent team of 120+ lawyers and patent professionals across the US, UK and Europe – several of whom hold PhDs, MDs or other advanced degrees. In 2022 alone, the practice filed more than 6,900 patent applications for clients globally, while also performing 1,000+ investor-side and company-side patent due diligence reviews for M&A deals, capital market offerings, financings and other high-value transactions.

Cooley’s trademark, copyright & advertising practice advises more than 1,750 companies across industries, from startups to billion-dollar leaders. The practice is adept at litigating high-profile trademark, copyright and advertising cases, as well as counseling clients on cutting-edge issues in those fields – including the selection, adoption and protection of marks, the protection and registration of copyrights and the development of sound advertising campaigns. In 2022, the practice represented clients in more than 500 trademark and copyright disputes globally and filed 3,500+ trademark applications worldwide.

About Cooley LLP

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.

Cooley has nearly 1,400 lawyers across 18 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, and a total workforce of more than 3,000.

This content is provided for general informational purposes only, and your access or use of the content does not create an attorney-client relationship between you or your organization and Cooley LLP, Cooley (UK) LLP, or any other affiliated practice or entity (collectively referred to as “Cooley”). By accessing this content, you agree that the information provided does not constitute legal or other professional advice. This content is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction and you should not act or refrain from acting based on this content. This content may be changed without notice. It is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up to date, and it may not reflect the most current legal developments. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Do not send any confidential information to Cooley, as we do not have any duty to keep any information you provide to us confidential. This content may be considered Attorney Advertising and is subject to our legal notices.