Top Patent Firms 2018 - Communications

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 2600. 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
1SUGHRUE MION, PLC680
2OBLON MCCLELLAND, MAIER & NEUSTADT, L.L.P.645
3BIRCH STEWART KOLACH & BIRCH, LLP571
4HARNESS, DICKEY & PIERCE P.L.C.512
5FISH & RICHARDSON P.C.507
6CANON U.S.A. INC. IP DIVISION483
7KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP449
8KNOBBE MARTENS OLSON & BEAR LLP444
9OLIFF PLC388
10SCHWEGMAN LUNDBERG & WOESSNER, P.A.382
11FITZPATRICK, CELLA, HARPER & SCINTO340
12JEFFERSON IP LAW, LLP330
13FENWICK & WEST LLP311
14DENTONS LLP299
15PATTERSON & SHERIDAN, LLP.292
16PERKINS COIE LLP252
16LEWIS ROCA ROTHGERBER CHRISTIE LLP252
18CANTOR COLBURN LLP251
19STAAS & HALSEY LLP248
20THE FARRELL LAW FIRM, P.C246
21CHIP LAW GROUP236
22WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON (US) LLP234
23FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER LLP230
24AMIN, TUROCY & WATSON, LLP222
25MICHAEL BEST & FRIEDRICH LLP221
25MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY LLP221
27SLATER & MATSIL, LLP220
28MCDONNELL BOEHNEN HUBERT & BERGHOFF LLP217
29MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP213
30FOLEY & LARDNER LLP210
31BAKER BOTTS L.L.P206
32NIXON & VANDERHYE P.C.197
33LEE HONG DEGERMAN KANG & WAIMEY194
34CONLEY ROSE, P.C.192
35SEED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GROUP187
35BANNER & WITCOFF, LTD187
37JCIPRNET186
38BROOKS KUSHMAN, P.C.183
39ALSTON & BIRD LLP181
39BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY P.C181
41ARENT FOX LLP178
42GREENBLUM & BERNSTEIN P.L.C.177
42BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP177
44BRINKS GILSON & LIONE173
45KEATING & BENNETT, LLP171
46LADAS & PARRY LLP164
47LEYDIG, VOIT & MAYER, LTD162
48MUNCY, GEISSLER, OLDS & LOWE P.C.161
48LEE & HAYES PLLC161
50F. CHAU & ASSOCIATES, LLC155
51SHERIDAN ROSS P.C.153
51K&L GATES LLP153
53HAYNES & BOONE, LLP148
54MEYERTONS, HOOD, KIVLIN, KOWERT & GOETZEL, P.C.146
55COWAN LIEBOWITZ & LATMAN, P.C.142
56GUNTIN & GUST, PLC139
57ROSSI, KIMMS & MCDOWELL LLP138
58SCIENBIZIP, P.C.137
58MCANDREWS, HELD & MALLOY, LTD.137
58MARSHALL, GERSTEIN & BORUN LLP137
61ZILKA-KOTAB, P.C.136
62WOLF, GREENFIELD & SACKS, P.C.135
63STUDEBAKER & BRACKETT PC132
63NSIP LAW132
65HAUPTMAN HAM LLP131
65H. C. PARK & ASSOCIATES, PLC131
67MERCHANT & GOULD P.C.130
67ALLEMAN HALL CREASMAN & TUTTLE LLP130
69MCCLURE, QUALEY & RODACK, LLP129
70SCULLY, SCOTT, MURPHY & PRESSER, PC128
71SHEPPARD, MULLIN, RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP125
72OSHA LIANG LLP124
73MINTZ LEVIN COHN FERRIS GLOVSKY AND POPEO PC120
74HOLLAND & HART LLP119
75SHUMAKER & SIEFFERT, P.A.118
76NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT116
77WENDEROTH, LIND & PONACK, L.L.C.112
78MASCHOFF BRENNAN109
79WORKMAN NYDEGGER106
79HOLTZ, HOLTZ & VOLEK PC106
79CARTER, DELUCA, FARRELL & SCHMIDT, LLP106
82MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP105
83SCHMEISER, OLSEN & WATTS, LLP104
84FUJITSU PATENT CENTER103
85VOLPE & KOENIG, P.C.102
85HARRINGTON & SMITH102
87POLSINELLI LLP101
88NIXON & PEABODY LLP100
89TREYZ LAW GROUP, P.C.99
89WESTMAN CHAMPLIN & KOEHER, P.A.99
89BLANK ROME LLP99
92EDELL, SHAPIRO & FINNAN LLC97
93ANOVA LAW GROUP, PLLC96
94WPAT, P.C., INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS93
95STERNE KESSLER GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C.92
95NATH GOLDBERG & MEYER92
95LERNER, DAVID, LITTENBERG, KRUMHOLZ & MENTLIK, LLP92
95CHA & REITER, LLC92
99GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP91
100BARNES & THORNBURG LLP87
101WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR LLP86
102YOUNG & THOMPSON85
103HOLLINGSWORTH DAVIS, LLC84
104RENNER OTTO BOISSELLE & SKLAR, LLP83
104LOCKE LORD LLP83
104LEE & MORSE P.C.83
107INNOVATION COUNSEL LLP82
108YOUNG BASILE HANLON & MACFARLANE, P.C.81
108HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP81
108BRAKE HUGHES BELLERMAN LLP81
111TOLER LAW GROUP, P.C.80
111SHOOK, HARDY & BACON L.L.P.80
113LOWENSTEIN & SANDLER LLP79
114ARTEGIS LAW GROUP, LLP77
115MURPHY, BILAK & HOMILLER, PLLC76
115HANLEY FLIGHT & ZIMMERMAN, LLC76
117WITHROW & TERRANOVA, P.L.L.C.75
117BROWNSTEIN HYATT FARBER SCHRECK, LLP75
119IPUSA, PLLC74
120PARATUS LAW GROUP, PLLC72
120KED & ASSOCIATES LLP72
122TROP PRUNER & HU, P.C.71
122HOGAN LOVELLS US LLP71
124PROCOPIO, CORY, HARGREAVES & SAVITCH, LLP69
125VISTA IP LAW GROUP LLP68
125TUTUNJIAN & BITETTO, P.C.68
125PIERCE ATWOOD LLP68
125HONIGMAN MILLER SCHWARTZ & COHN LLP68
129LORENZ & KOPF LLP66
129MCGINN IP LAW GROUP, PLLC66
129FLETCHER YODER P.C.66
132SCHIFF HARDIN LLP64
132CKC & PARTNERS CO., LTD.64
134POKOTYLO PATENT SERVICES63
135FAEGRE BAKER DANIELS LLP62
136TYPHA IP LLC61
136LEMPIA SUMMERFIELD KATZ LLC61
136FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP61
139OGAWA P.C.60
140JACKSON WALKER L.L.P.59
140HP INC. PATENT DEPARTMENT59
140DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP59
140CROWELL & MORING LLP59
140DORITY & MANNING, P.A.59
140COOPER LEGAL GROUP LLC59
146WOLFE-SBMC58
147VAN PELT, YI & JAMES LLP57
147SALIWANCHIK, LLOYD & EISENSCHENK57
147RABIN & BERDO, P.C.57
147SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT, P.C.57
147IPRO, PLLC57
147ESCHWEILER & POLASHNIK, LLC57
147DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC57
154FOGG & POWERS LLC56
154FAY SHARPE LLP56
156PEARNE & GORDON LLP54
156KUNZIER LAW GROUP54
156FERENCE & ASSOCIATES LLC54
156HARRITY & HARRITY, LLP54
156COATS & BENNETT, P.L.L.C.54
161WESTERMAN, HATTORI, DANIELS & ADRIAN, LLP53
161NEAL, GERBER & EISENBERG LLP53
163VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR & PEASE LLP52
163SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS (US) LLP52
163REISING ETHINGTON P.C.52
163HESLIN ROTHENBERG FARLEY & MESITI P.C.52
167QUARLES & BRADY LLP51
167RANKIN, HILL & CLARK LLP51
167LI & CAI INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (USA) OFFICE51
167MEUNIER CARLIN & CURFMAN LLC51
171SAGE PATENT GROUP50
171FINCH & MALONEY PLLC50
171CHRISTENSEN O'CONNOR JOHNSON KINDNESS PLLC50