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IAM Patent 1000 2024: The World's Leading Patent Professionals

Kirkland & Ellis and 35 lawyers are listed among the best in the United States and United Kingdom for both litigation and transactional work in the 2024 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. IAM conducted thousands of interviews with attorneys and in-house counsel to identify the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions.

IAM describes Kirkland as a “litigation powerhouse not limited by geography” that offers “first-rate legal services from its offices across the United States and the world.” They highlight the Firm’s “stellar track record of success, client-centric approach and legal services of the highest level” and “formidable team of tenacious trial lawyers” whose “remarkable track record speaks volumes.”

Top-tier rankings include:

United States
International Trade Commission
Trade Secrets 

United Kingdom 

U.S. - Regional
District of Columbia - Litigation
Illinois - Litigation, Transactions
New York - Litigation

The Firm was also recognized in:

United Kingdom - Transactions 
California - Litigation
New York - Transactions