Thompson & Knight Ranked Among Top Patent Firms for Seventh Year

DALLAS — The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its inclusion by Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) magazine in the 2019 IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The Firm is 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’s senior patent trial lawyers are “are in sync in terms of strategy and operate as a surgical strike force for their prestigious clients.” The directory commends the Firm for delivering top-quality patent services and recognizes its patent litigation practice as being “renowned for their top-end work.”

Thompson & Knight attorneys are acknowledged for their engagement “in a number of drawn-out firefights” over the past year, including their representation of a mobile software company against several “well-heeled” technology companies and their A-list firms. The directory praises the Firm for “supplying bunker-busting firepower on this case.”

According to the directory, Intellectual Property Practice Group Leader Max Ciccarelli “motivates and inspires as leader of the IP practice and as a trial lawyer achieves his objective swiftly and decisively.” Bruce S. Sostek is described as “a deep strategic thinker” who “plays multi-dimensional chess like a champion.” The directory recognizes Richard L. Wynne, Jr. as “one of the smartest guys in any room,” mentioning that “he knows the law inside out.” According to IAM, “he is lethal in cross-examination and great on the science, too.” Herbert J. Hammond “is looked up to as an IP litigation statesman,” and Stephen E. Stein is described as “a licensing ace who anyone would want by their side in touch-and-go negotiations.” For the first time this year, Justin S. Cohen is listed in the directory and is described as “instinctively incisive before a jury.”

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.