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K&L Gates Recognized in 2022 Managing IP Magazine's ‘IP Stars'

1 July 2022

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP and its lawyers have been named among the world’s leading intellectual property practices and professionals in Managing IP magazine’s ‘IP Stars’ 2022 rankings. The firm received practice rankings for trademark, intellectual property, patent prosecution, and ITC litigation across seven jurisdictions and 22 K&L Gates lawyers were recognized for their work in trademark, patent, and copyright. 

The jurisdictions in which the firm was recognized in the 2022 edition include:

Australia 

  • Trademark contentious 
  • Trademark prosecution 

Nationwide U.S.

  • ITC Litigation 
  • Trademark prosecution 

California

  • Trademark contentious  
  • Trademark prosecution  

Illinois 

  • Patent Prosecution 

Massachusetts

  • Trademarks

Pennsylvania 

  • Intellectual Property 

Washington

  • Intellectual Property 

The K&L Gates individuals recognized include: 

Australia

California

District of Columbia

Florida

Germany 

Illinois 

London 

Massachusetts 

New Jersey 

Pennsylvania 

Texas 

Washington 

In addition, Seattle partner Theo Angelis was shortlisted for the Litigator of the Year: Washington award.

IP Stars is a leading guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide. IP Stars rankings evaluate experience, workload, market reputation, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a variety of IP practice areas, making it one of the most comprehensive guides in the IP profession.

K&L Gates’ IP practice has more than 200 lawyers and professionals – including more than 100 registered patent lawyers, agents, and technology specialists with technical or advanced science degrees, nearly 30 with doctorates – who devote their practices to helping clients establish, enforce, and leverage their intellectual property rights worldwide. Through its members across the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia, K&L Gates’ IP practice filed more than 5,500 patent applications and 4,500 trademarks worldwide in 2021.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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