Nineteen Knobbe Martens Partners Recognized as “World IP Leaders” by World Intellectual Property Review

IRVINE, CALIF., July 7, 2023 – Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that 19 partners have been recognized as leading patent and trademark practitioners in World Intellectual Property Review’s (WIPR) 2023 U.S. Leaders Guide.

The annual guide identifies the top patent and trademark practitioners in 68 countries through a survey of their peers. The publication’s editorial team then narrows the survey results through an extensive vetting process that analyzes thousands of recommended attorneys’ practice history, notable cases and community involvement with outside thought-leadership opportunities, among other qualifications.

The Knobbe Martens partners selected as 2023 World IP Leaders include: Jessica Achtsam, Charlene Azema, Matthew Bellinger, Stacey Halpern, Brian Horne, Jonathan Hyman, Shannon Lam, Alan Laquer, Christy Lea, Sabing Lee, Salima Merani, Ph.D., Kimberly Miller, Ph.D., Susan Natland, Joseph Re, Jessica Sganga, Craig Summers, Sheila Swaroop, Jeff Van Hoosear and William Zimmerman. Bellinger, Halpern, Hyman, Natland, Re, Sganga and Summers were all previous honorees.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is a highly respected intellectual property law firm, offering legal services in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law.  The firm’s litigation group handles cases throughout the U.S. and coordinates strategy for disputes worldwide. Founded in California in 1962, the firm has about 300 lawyers and scientists based in offices located in Orange County, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.  Knobbe Martens serves a diverse international client base, from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. More information about the firm can be found at