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

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. The firm has once again, received a national “Tier 1” ranking for patent litigation and patent law, and 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, trademark law, information technology law, and technology law. The Orange County office was also recognized for its appellate practice. 

Knobbe Martens continues to receive high praise from its clients:

“The firm is an excellent legal resource for all things Intellectual Property. The patent litigation team is superb and always seeking to deliver the most optimal result for the business.” -- David Harsman, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

“The attorneys at Knobbe Martens are very experienced in every facet of Intellectual Property law. They provide practical advice centered on the client's best interest.” -- Anonymous

“I have worked with Knobbe Martens for over 20 years and been awarded over 100 patents. Their legal team is absolutely superlative. They are diligent, extremely hard working, powerful client advocates, clever and often ingenious. Beyond this their people are personable and fair minded and maximally ethical. Whenever someone defames lawyers in general, I tell them about my experience with Knobbe and their people. This is truly a firm whose purpose is to create value, and that they do.” -- Steve Bierman, Access Scientific

Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. 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 close to 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 and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at

Contact: Nicholas Gaffney 415-732-7801