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Knobbe Martens Recognized as a Top National Intellectual Property Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Knobbe Martens has been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, as a “Best Law Firm” for its patent law and litigation practices. This year, the firm once again, received a national “Tier 1” ranking for patent litigation and patent law.  In addition, Knobbe Martens again achieved “Tier 1” regional rankings for the Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Seattle offices, in the areas of patent litigation, intellectual property litigation, patent law and trademark law.  The Los Angeles office was also recognized for its IP litigation practice and the Seattle office was recognized for its technology law practice.

Knobbe Martens continues to receive high praise from its clients. The following excerpts appear on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” website at

“The Knobbe Martens team has provided pragmatic, current, and creative solutions to challenging problems our company has faced both in the patent office and in global litigation. They are a key partner as we continually strive to become best in class in IP capability. They are a pleasure to work with.” – Anonymous

“Knobbe Martens’ biotechnology patent group works well with companies at all stages of development. They have expertise in complex scientific and software subjects and are up-to-date on the changing patent law landscape.” - Anonymous

“I have been working with the litigation group at Knobbe Martens for over five years on multiple litigation matters. I have always been impressed with their skill, service level, and ability to get results.” – Brenton Taylor, Inogen, Inc.

Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence as evidenced by persistently impressive ratings from their clients and peers, along with hard data. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Full rankings and recognition by U.S. News and World Report can be viewed here

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at


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