Kirkland was named as a leading intellectual property law firm in Managing Intellectual Property magazine's 2014 World IP Survey. Kirkland received Tier 1 rankings in all of its eligible categories, and was the only firm to earn top-tier rankings in all five of the following areas:
Kirkland also received regioinal recognition in the following areas:
Patent Contentious: California, New York and Washington, D.C.
Trademark Contentious: California, New York and Washington, D.C.
Copyright: California, New York and Washington, D.C.
Intellectual Property: Illinois
The World IP Survey is one of the world's most detailed and authoritative assessments of the IP market, and is based on research and interviews with practitioners and in-house counsel worldwide. Managing Intellectual Property contacted law firms and clients in 75 jurisdictions to ask them for information and feedback on the rankings.