In a new report released by Juristat, Haynes and Boone, LLP is listed among the nation’s top-performing patent prosecution firms.
Juristat is a computer software company that uses data to analyze the performance of firms and improve the patent prosecution process. The company recognized Haynes and Boone among the nation’s leaders in patent prosecutions involving four of the eight technology centers at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Each center reviews patent applications for discrete technology sectors.
Haynes and Boone ranked:
- As the 15th top-performing firm in Tech Center 2400, which provides examination for patent applications involving computer networks, multiplex, cable and cryptography/security;
- 14th in Tech Center 2600, which examines patent applications involving communications;
- 3rd in Tech Center 2800, which examines applications involving the semiconductors, electrical and optical systems and components;
- 22nd in Tech Center 3600, which examines patent applications involving transportation, electronic commerce, construction, agriculture, licensing and review.
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For the report, Juristat looks at volume and performance in three categories – number of applications filed, allowance rate, and average number of office actions before allowance – over a 12-month period. The metrics are based on public applications disposed or filed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017. Qualified firms filed at least 100 applications in a tech center during the selected time period.
In a previous 2018 Juristat ranking, Haynes and Boone was ranked No. 2 among the Top 100 Patent Firms in the U.S. The Haynes and Boone Patents Practice Group provides clients with a full range of services to protect and profit from their intellectual property. The group has filed more than 19,000 applications in the U.S. and abroad in the past five years and offers sophisticated counseling and portfolio management, as well as representation in post-grant proceedings at the USPTO, litigation in federal courts and cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With more than 575 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It also ranks among the nation’s most recommended law firms by general counsel, according to BTI Consulting Group’s “Most Recommended Law Firms 2019” report.