Top Patent Firms 2018 - Biotechnology & Organics

The Harrity Analytics Team compiled a list of the top patent law firms that are ranked based on the total number of U.S. utility patents that issued in 2018 where the patent firms were listed on the front of the utility patents, and the art unit is in technology center 1600. Only patent firms that have obtained at least 50 utility patents are included. An attempt was made to correct for typographical errors. Company legal departments were not eliminated from the list.

RankFirm NamePatents
1DENTONS LLP509
2FISH & RICHARDSON P.C.429
3WOLF, GREENFIELD & SACKS, P.C.380
4FOLEY & LARDNER LLP359
5OBLON MCCLELLAND, MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P.314
6KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP313
7KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP300
8WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI298
9COOLEY LLP283
10BOZICEVIC, FIELD & FRANCIS LLP247
11BIRCH STEWART KOLACH & BIRCH, LLP241
12MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP231
13PIONEER HI BRED INT'L, INC.229
14MINTZ LEVIN COHN FERRIS GLOVSKY AND POPEO PC205
15MCCARTER & ENGLISH, LLP192
16MARSHALL, GERSTEIN & BORUN LLP184
17SUGHRUE MION, PLC183
18KLARQUIST SPARKMAN, LLP172
19MCBEE MOORE WOODWARD & VANIK IP, LLC167
20STERNE KESSLER GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C.162
21MCDONNELL BOEHNEN HUBERT & BERGHOFF LLP156
21MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP156
23JONES DAY155
24SALIWANCHIK, LLOYD & EISENSCHENK154
24FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP154
26LEYDIG, VOIT & MAYER, LTD152
27BRINKS GILSON & LIONE149
28CASIMIR JONES S.C.148
29WENDEROTH, LIND & PONACK, L.L.C.144
30LATHROP & GAGE L.L.P.143
31NIXON & PEABODY LLP134
32FOLEY HOAG LLP130
33CLARK & ELBING LLP128
34CHOATE HALL & STEWART LLP121
35SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER, P.A.117
35POLSINELLI LLP117
37OLIFF PLC115
38NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT113
39SEED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GROUP112
39PARKER HIGHLANDER PLLC112
39K&L GATES LLP112
42GOODWIN PROCTER LLP109
43HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE P.L.C.105
44BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP100
44DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH LLP100
46CANTOR COLBURN LLP98
47LECLAIRRYAN, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION93
47BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY P.C93
49WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON (US) LLP90
50NIXON & VANDERHYE P.C.89
51BARNES & THORNBURG LLP87
52SAUL EWING ARNSTEIN & LEHR LLP83
53DUANE MORRIS LLP82
54ROTHWELL, FIGG, ERNST & MANBECK P.C.81
54MCNEILL BAUR PLLC81
56MYERS BIGEL, P.A.79
56QUARLES & BRADY LLP79
58DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP78
58DLA PIPER LLP78
60COOPER & DUNHAM LLP76
61YOUNG & THOMPSON75
61PERKINS COIE LLP75
63VIKNINS HARRIS PADYS MALEN LLP74
63MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP74
65ALSTON & BIRD LLP73
66MEUNIER CARLIN & CURFMAN LLC72
66BANNER & WITCOFF, LTD72
68SHEPPARD, MULLIN, RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP70
68MICHAEL BEST & FRIEDRICH LLP70
70STITES & HARBISON, PLLC67
71TAROLLI, SUNDHEIM, COVELL & TUMMINO L.L.P.66
71PANITCH SCHWARZE BELISARIO & NADEL LLP66
73SCULLY, SCOTT, MURPHY & PRESSER, PC65
73LUCAS & MERCANTI, LLP65
73MILLEN WHITE ZELANO & BRANIGAN, P.C.65
76HAMRE, SCHUMANN, MUELLER & LARSON, P.C.64
76GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP64
78PEARL COHEN ZEDEK LATZER BARATZ LLP63
79FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP62
79BALLARD SPAHR LLP62
81MUETING, RAASCH & GEBHARDT, P.A.61
82PEPPER HAMILTON LLP60
82MERCHANT & GOULD P.C.60
82ANDRUS INTELLECTAUL PROPERTY LAW, LLP60
85THE WEBB LAW FIRM59
85SHERIDAN ROSS P.C.59
85LOCKE LORD LLP59
88RIVERSIDE LAW LLP58
89PABST PATENT GROUP LLP57
90TROUTMAN SANDERS LLP56
90ARENT FOX LLP56
92MASCHOFF BRENNAN55
93RATNERPRESTIA54
94BLANK ROME LLP53
95CHRISTENSEN O'CONNOR JOHNSON KINDNESS PLLC52
96GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN P.L.C.51
96DECHERT LLP51
98FENWICK & WEST LLP50