Lowenstein Sandler received top rankings for the second year in a row in several categories in Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, which provides statistics and comprehensive analysis of stakeholders in patent prosecution.

The firm was ranked 9th in the category of Best Performing Law Firms in High-Tech and 21st in the category of Best Performing Law Firms Overall. It was also included in the category of Most Active Law Firm s n High-Tech.

Patexia, Inc., an intellectual property company and global IP community, evaluated over 3,500 law firms to identify the top law firms based on a number of metrics such as activity, success, and efficiency. Utilizing data from more than 1.7 million patents issued over the last five years (January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2019), the report covers the top 1,000 most active law firms and companies.

“This ranking confirms that Lowenstein Sandler’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution team is considered one of the very best when it comes to protecting the intellectual property of our technology clients,” said Marina Portnova, partner and Chair of the firm’s Software & Electronics practice.

The Patent Counseling & Prosecution group prepares and prosecutes patent applications and conducts opinion and counseling work for companies ranging in size from startups and the venture funds that back those companies to Fortune 100s and leading research universities.

“Patexia’s excellent reputation in the IP community makes this recognition especially meaningful,” said Mark P. Kesslen, partner and Chair of Lowenstein’s Intellectual Property section of The Tech Group. “Our client base appreciates its rigorous and independent data analysis, which supports their decision to entrust Lowenstein with their valuable IP.”

Kevin O. Grange, a partner in both the Patent Counseling & Prosecution practice and The Tech Group, said, “To be recognized by both the USPTO for our pro bono work and Patexia for our high-tech patent prosecution for two consecutive years running  leaves no doubt that Lowenstein’s technology team is a major player on the national stage.”