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A&O practices and lawyers top rankings in Patent Law

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM), the world's leading intellectual property (IP) business media platform, has selected 16 practices and 31 Allen & Overy lawyers for its IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2022, IAM's guide profiling the leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world's key jurisdictions.

Recent expansion in the US and Germany form an integral part of our firm’s cross-border IP practice supporting the world’s leading businesses to invest in and protect global intellectual property portfolios. With over 160 specialist partners and associates worldwide, A&O offers seamless global service to help clients dealing with the opportunities and threats brought by globalization and technology.

The following practice areas were recognized with practice rankings:

  • International: Recommended
  • Belgium: Firms: litigation and transactions – Silver
  • China: Foreign: Firms – Recommended
  • France: Firms: litigation – Gold
  • France: Firms: transactions – Recommended
  • Germany: Firms: infringement – Silver
  • Germany: Firms: transactions – Highly-recommended
  • Netherlands: Firms: litigation and transactions – Bronze
  • Poland: Firms: litigation and transactions – Silver
  • United Kingdom: England: Firms: litigation – Gold
  • United Kingdom: England: Firms: transactions – Highly – recommended
  • United States: California: Firms: litigation – Bronze
  • United States: California: Firms: transactions – Recommended
  • United States: DC Metro Area: Firms: litigation – Bronze
  • United States: New York: Firms: litigation – Bronze
  • United States: New York: Firms: transactions – Recommended 

The following individuals were recognized with individual rankings:







United Kingdom: England

United States: California (San Francisco and Silicon Valley)

United States: DC Metro Area

United States: New York