April 15, 2013

W|N Listed Among Top Five Outside Firms for Two of the Top 25 U.S. Patent Filers

By: Paige White

In a list of Top U.S. Patent Filers released by Managing Intellectual Property in its February 2013 survey, Workman Nydegger was ranked third among the top five outside counsel firms for Microsoft and Seiko Epson. Microsoft ranked 6th among the Top 25 U.S. Patent Filers and Seiko Epson ranked 12th. W|N was among an elite group of only a dozen firms who ranked among the top five outside counsel firms for more than one of the Top 25 U.S. Patent Filers.

The survey results were compiled for Managing Intellectual Property by IFI Claims Patent Services (IFI), a company specializing in providing information about intellectual property. IFI used algorithms to analyze publicly available figures from the USPTO. Managing Intellectual Property then interviewed in-house counsel from the top 25 companies, as well as partners from the law firms, to which those companies outsource filing work. Founded in 1990,Managing Intellectual Property is a leading source of news and analysis on intellectual property developments worldwide.

Founded more than 25 years ago, Workman Nydegger is one of the largest firms in Salt Lake, and has consistently earned recognition as one of the top intellectual property firms in the nation. The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and related litigation and licensing matters in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, and medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering and alternative energy.