DALLAS, Texas – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its inclusion by Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) magazine in the 2020 IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The Firm and several attorneys are ranked among the top firms in Texas for delivering top-quality patent services in the litigation and transaction categories.
IAM Patent 1000 says Thompson & Knight is a “formidable SWAT team for litigants that find themselves squaring up against some of the world’s biggest technology companies.” The directory commends the Firm for its “teamwork, attention to detail and trial skill” which is it deems important for succeeding against opponents.”
According to the directory, Intellectual Property Partner Bruce S. Sostek is “a top tactician” and an “experienced and sophisticated oral advocate” who “sees cases from many different angles and plans lines of attack that opponents cannot anticipate.” Partner Max Ciccarelli “brings energy to every engagement and is ready to deploy at a moment’s notice in the Eastern District of Texas, the ITC and wherever else his clients need him.” The directory recognizes Partner Richard L. Wynne, Jr. as “distinguished by his substantive patent law knowledge and knack for finding prior art.” Partner Stephen E. Stein is recognized for the Firm’s “robust licensing practice,” as he “co-chairs an inter-disciplinary data privacy and cybersecurity group.” For the first time this year, Partner Justin S. Cohen is listed in the directory and is described as “added firepower.” Of Counsel Herbert J. Hammond is “authoritative on IP law broadly” according to the directory and is “regularly called upon as an arbitrator, mediator, and expert witness [which] speaks to his gravitas.”
IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe, shining a spotlight on firms and individuals who are deemed outstanding in this pivotal area of practice. IAM conducted 1,800 interviews with numerous in-house counsel, attorneys at law, and patent attorneys to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. For the online version of the Firm’s listing in IAM Patent 1000, please click here.