ATLANTA—Womble Bond Dickinson is one of the country’s most trusted firms for companies looking to secure patents, according to a new report.
Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys and patent agents helped clients secure nearly 2,000 granted patents in 2019. According to a report published by Anaqua that ranks our firm as one of the top 20 law firms in the country for granted patents last year.
Patent prosecution is a core practice for the firm, and this ranking is a recognition of the breadth and depth of Womble Bond Dickinson’s patent practice.
“We are pleased that the Anaqua report highlights the extent to which our firm has added value to the patent portfolios of our clients,” said Chris Humphrey, the leader of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Patent Prosecution & Litigation Practice Group. “Patent prosecution is a core practice for the firm, and this ranking is a recognition of the breadth and depth of Womble Bond Dickinson’s patent practice.”
Across the country, Anaqua reported a significant uptick in the total number of patents granted—392,616 in 2019 compared to 342,102 the previous year.
Womble Bond Dickinson’s IP, Technology and Data Team serves more than 2,000 patent and trademark prosecution clients worldwide and includes more than 150 qualified IP lawyers and patent agents in the US and UK. The team has particular experience in the electrical, technology/software, mechanical, materials science, chemical, and pharmaceutical and biotech/genetics fields.