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IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Baker Botts’ Patent Group, Lawyers



DALLAS, May 31, 2013 -- Baker Botts’ patent practice received recognition in The IP Media Group’s IAM Patent 1000, a listing of the world’s leading firms and individuals in private practice across the practice of patent law.

Baker Botts is recognized for litigation in the DC Metro Area; licensing (recommended), prosecution (recommended) and litigation in New York; and litigation & licensing and prosecution (highly recommended) in Texas.

Additionally, the 2013 IAM Patent 1000 recognized 19 Baker Botts lawyers: Neil Coulson, Jennifer Gordon, Hopkins Guy, Daniel Hulseberg, Lisa Kole, Douglas Kubehl, Robert Maier, Kevin Meek, Paul Morico, Kurt Pankratz, Scott Partridge, Luke Pedersen, Paul Ragusa, Robert Scheinfeld, David Schlitz, Barton Showalter, Gene Spears, Ekaterina Tilling and Mark Whitaker.

The IAM Patent 1000 editors noted that Baker Botts is one of a select handful of firms to appear in all three New York tables in the publication this year. They stated the firm is “exceptional in terms of availability, responsiveness, diligence and dedication to the client. It understands the client’s business and is a trusted adviser. It does a great job achieving brilliant results in a timely and cost-efficient manner.”

Directory editors further noted that “Baker Botts has the highest number of individuals listed in Texas, which is testament to its “tremendous strength in depth” in the IP arena. It hires the right people -- fantastic lawyers who are extremely good at analyzing patent issues.”

IAM Patent 1000 lists best-in-class patent litigation, licensing, and prosecution firms and practitioners in 50 key jurisdictions. Over five months, IAM magazine conducted some 1,000 interviews with in-house and outside counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field.

The complete Baker Botts’ rankings in the IAM Patent 1000 are available here.

About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Throughout our 173-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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