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Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers Attain High Rankings in IAM Patent 1000 2017

NEW YORK, August 21, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced that the firm’s Intellectual Property practice received recognition in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017 - a guide identifying the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. 

Baker Botts ranks coast-to-coast in the United States and internationally in this year’s IAM Patent 1000. The regional firm rankings are as follows: 
  • D.C. Metro Area – Prosecution (Recommended); 
  • New York – Prosecution (2nd Ranked as Highly Recommended), Transactions (Recommended) and Litigation (Recommended); 
  • Texas – Prosecution (1st Ranked as Highly Recommended), Litigation (1st Ranked) and Transactions (2nd Ranked). 
Additionally, individual Baker Botts attorneys rank in the California, D.C. Metro Area, New York, Texas and United Kingdom IAM Patent 1000 listings for 2017. 

TheIAM Patent 1000 highlights that Baker Botts has acted in more than 200 inter partes reviews, and is at “the cutting edge of post-grant proceedings.” The Editors recognize that all of the Baker Botts “are trained across prosecution, licensing and litigation, and therefore see the whole picture at all times…..its top-notch veterans are increasingly complemented by great up-and-comers.” 

Baker Botts is also recognized for its “unparalleled combination of strength, breadth and quality makes it an obvious leader in patent law. With 160 attorneys holding more than 200 science and engineering degrees between them, the set makes light work of the most challenging instructions in all technological fields,” by the Editors of the IAM Patent 1000 Report. 

A total of 18 lawyers were recognized in the 2017 IAM Patent 1000, including: 


DC Metro Area
  • Luke K. Pedersen – Transactions (Recommended) and Prosecution (Recommended) 

New York 


United Kingdom 
The IAM Patent 1000 ranks the world’s leading patent services providers in key jurisdictions around the globe. Research for the guide was conducted over several months by a team of full-time analysts and involved more than 1,500 interviews with patent specialists across the world. 

Please click to view Baker Botts' full list of rankings in the IAM Patent 1000


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