AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2021 CORPORATE INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL AWARDS: PATENTS LAWYER OF THE YEAR IN VIRGINIA – JOHN HARRITY

John Harrity has been named winner of the 2021 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for Patents Lawyer of the Year in Virginia. This is the largest awards to date with more nominations received than ever before. 

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JURISTAT: TOP RANKED PATENT FIRM IN 2020

Harrity & Harrity has been named a Top Firm by Juristat in their annual patent firm rankings by technology area. Harrity ranked #3 in Tech Center 2400 and #19 in Tech Center 2800.

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THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TRAILBLAZER

Software Product Manager Shawn Lillemo has been recognized in the 2020 edition of the NLJ Intellectual Property Trailblazers for his innovative approach to exceptional client services.

“We are on the cusp of many disruptive technologies transforming the way patent attorneys perform their work, including AI, blockchain distributed everything, and augmented reality.  I want to move Harrity and our clients to the front edge of the adoption curve in a work paradigm shift as significant as the industrial revolution,” Shawn commented for the journal. 

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WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: #3 ON CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY RANKINGS

Harrity & Harrity landed the third spot on the Washington Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy – Small Companies by Giving in Greater D.C. List for charitable efforts in 2019. 

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VAULT CAREERS: BEST MIDSIZE LAW FIRM TO WORK FOR 2021

Harrity & Harrity has been named the Best Midsize Law Firm to Work For by Vault.com. In addition, Harrity was recognized in the following categories:

  • #1 Overall
  • #1 in Diversity
  • #1 in Partner and Associate Relationships
  • #1 in Firm Culture
  • #1 in Hours
  • #1 in Technology & Innovation
  • #1 in Quality of Work
  • #1 in Satisfaction
  • #2 in Selectivity
  • #2 in Transparency
  • #6 in Wellness
  • #8 in Career Outlook
  • #11 in Compensation

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2020 PATENT BOTS QUALITY SCORES: #2

Overall, Harrity ranked #2 out of 802 firms reviewed for the Patent Bots Quality Scores report, with an average score of 98.93/100 across 528 issued patents, which was also one of the largest sample sizes recorded.

Harrity ranked #1 in the following technology centers:

  • Computer Architecture and Software (99.38)
  • Networking, Multiplexing, Cable, and Security (99.92)
  • Transportation, Construction, Electronic Commerce, Agriculture, National Security and License and Review (99.41)

Harrity additionally ranked 2nd in Communications (99.91) and 9th in Semiconductors/Memory, Circuits/Measuring and Testing, Optics/Photocopying, Printing/Measuring and Testing (96.28).

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AMERICAN LEGAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS – LAW FIRM WINNER 2020

Harrity was recognized as the winner of the law firm category on September 11, being described as ‘a law firm that utilizes technology to exceed client expectations in a significant, measurable way.’

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Harrity IAM Patent 1000

IAM PATENT 1000 – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FIRM 2020

It is simply amazing what Harrity & Harrity has been able to achieve in the patent space by applying a carefully thought-out lean manufacturing style system to file vast numbers of patents while maintaining quality of the highest order. Clever use of automation and a uniform writing style play into its efficiency, while a rigorous second-attorney review system helps to set the quality bar high.

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VIRGINIA BUSINESS: BEST PLACES TO WORK – 2020

Harrity & Harrity, LLP, a nationally recognized patent law firm, has been named one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group..

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MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GLOBAL IP STAR – 2020

Paul Harrity was recognized as a Virginia practitioner in the areas of patent prosecution, patent strategy and counseling for the third year in a row.

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IAM STRATEGY 300: WORLD’S LEADING IP STRATEGISTS 2020

Harrity’s Rocky Berndsen has been recognized in the IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists, an annual listing of individuals who lead the way in the development and implementation of world-class programs that maximize the value of intellectual property portfolios.

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ZERO: BOLD FOR BLUE TOP FUNDRAISER AWARD – 2020

Zero protects federal prostate cancer research funding for new treatments and diagnostics so that we can continue to work towards a cure. Harrity is proud to support such an important cause, and honored to have been recognized at the Bold for Blue Awards.

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IAM PATENT 1000 – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FIRM 2019

Fully deserving its promotion to the IAM Patent 1000 highly recommended tier for prosecution, Harrity & Harrity is a top performer in the patent field. It ensures consistent high quality by performing legitimate second-attorney reviews on every patent application and does this without ever missing a deadline.

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TOP PATENT FIRMS – 2019

Harrity & Harrity landed on the 2019 Top Patent Firms rankings.

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WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AWARD – 2019

Harrity & Harrity wins the Corporate Citizenship Award for their philanthropic partnership and support of the American Heart Association.

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MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GLOBAL IP STAR – 2019

Paul Harrity is recognized as a Global IP Star in Patent Prosecution for the second consecutive year.

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IAM PATENT 1000 – RECOMMENDED FIRM 2018

“For the fourth year in a row, Harrity & Harrity has been recognized as one of the IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Firms for Patent Prosecution.”

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MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GLOBAL IP STAR – 2018

Paul Harrity is recognized as a Global IP Star in Patent Prosecution.

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Top Patent Firms Badge 2017, Harrity

IPWATCHDOG.COM – TOP PATENT FIRM FOR 2018

Harrity & Harrity is recognized as one of the Top Patent Firms in the United States for 2018 according to an article published on IPWatchdog.com. To earn this award, firms are required to obtain at least 50 U.S. utility patents during the year.

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IAM PATENT 1000 – RECOMMENDED FIRM 2017

“For the third year in a row, Harrity & Harrity has been recognized as one of the IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Firms for Patent Prosecution.”

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Top Patent Firms Badge 2017, Harrity

IPWATCHDOG.COM – TOP PATENT FIRM FOR 2017

Harrity & Harrity is recognized as one of the Top Patent Firms in the United States for 2017 according to an article published on IPWatchdog.com. To earn this award, firms are required to obtain at least 50 U.S. utility patents during the year.

IAM PATENT 1000 – RECOMMENDED FIRM 2016

“For the second year in a row, Harrity & Harrity has been recognized as one of the IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Firms for Patent Prosecution.”

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Client Choice 2016

CLIENT CHOICE 2016 – EXCELLENCE IN CLIENT SERVICE

“Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients’business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel. stand out for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.”

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Top Patent Firms 2016

IPWATCHDOG – TOP PATENT FIRM FOR 2016

Harrity & Harrity is recognized as one of the Top Patent Firms in the United States for 2016 according to an article published on IPWatchdog.com. To earn this award, firms are required to obtain at least 50 U.S. utility patents during the year.

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JURISTAT – The Top Firms in TC 2100 (October 2016)

“Technology Center 2100 covers computer technologies, including computer architecture, memory, databases, and software development. The average allowance rate in TC 2100 is 74.3%, which very nearly mirrors the USPTO average of 72%. Here, we’ve ranked the ten firms with the highest allowance rates in TC 2100. To be eligible for inclusion on this list, each firm must have disposed of at least 500 applications in the technology center in the 10-year period between 2006 and 2015.”

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JURISTAT – The Top Firms for Cybersecurity Patents (September 2016)

“To highlight the work of those inventors and the IP attorneys who represent them, we found the 10 firms with the highest allowance rates in the cryptology and security practice groups at the USPTO, found in the 2430s and 2490s. All firms on this list have had at least 100 disposed applications in the relevant art units during the 10-year period between 2006 to 2015 and are ranked by allowance rate. Congratulations to the firms below for their skill in patent prosecution in this increasingly important technology sector.”

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IAM Patent 1000 2015

IAM PATENT 1000 – RECOMMENDED FIRM 2015

“Harrity & Harrity has been recognized as one of the IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Firms for Patent Prosecution.”

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GLASSDOOR – EMPLOYEE REVIEWS

Harrity & Harrity employees consistently rate the firm highly and would recommend the firm to a friend.

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