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Klarquist and Attorneys Named Among World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for 2017

Klarquist has been ranked as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon in the 2017 edition of World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. Lisa M. Caldwell, Ramon A. Klitzke II, and Richard J. Polley also received individual recognition for being top individuals in their practice.

According to World Trademark Review, “Klarquist Sparkman delivers a pre-eminent full trademark service with very accommodating billing rates. It has a great IP reputation in Oregon and deals with big-ticket litigation; however, its prosecution practice is also a hub of strategic counselling excellence.”

U.S. News and Best Lawyers Ranks Klarquist Sparkman Among the Nation’s Top Law Firms for 2017

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP was recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in its 2017 “Best Law Firms” survey.

Klarquist received metropolitan first-tier rankings in the following practice areas:  Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; and Trademark Law.

The rankings are based on an evaluation process that involves collecting client and attorney evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms. Respondents were asked to rate firms based on expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they would refer another client to the firm. All of the feedback is combined to create an overall score for each firm.

Klarquist Attorneys Included in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America® List

Klarquist is proud to have six attorneys named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America® list: Lisa M. Caldwell in the area of Trademark Law; James E. Geringer in the areas of IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, and Trademark Law; Ramon A. Klitzke II in the areas of Patent Law and Trademark Law; William D. Noonan, M.D. in the area of Patent Law; Stacey C. Slater in the area of Patent Law; and John D. Vandenberg in the areas of IP Litigation and Patent Litigation. In addition, Mr. Klitzke was recognized as the Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Portland, OR.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and in each community surveyed is selected as a Lawyer of the Year. The Best Lawyers in America® can be found online at www.bestlawyers.com.

 

Klarquist Attorneys Named to the 2016 Oregon Super Lawyers® List

Klarquist is proud to have Ramon A. Klitzke II, Jeffrey S. Love, and John D. Vandenberg named to the 2016 Oregon Super Lawyers® list, and Carla Todenhagen selected for inclusion on the 2016 Oregon Rising Stars℠ list.

The annual survey is published by Thomas Reuters. Surveys of attorneys throughout the country as well as in depth research and peer reviews are used to complete the selection process. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

 

Klarquist Ranks Among Top Firms in 2016 BTI Power Rankings

Klarquist has been recognized in the BTI Power Rankings 2016 as one of the law firms having the strongest relationships with their clients. The list, published by BTI Consulting Group, ranks more than 500 law firms in 16 industries based on the strength of their client relationships. Klarquist was named a “Clientopia Leader” for being one of the firms clients most often named as their core, go-to firm, as well as a firm that clients most recommend to peers.

BTI’s research is based solely on in-depth interviews with General Counsel, Chief Audit Officers, Chief Financial Officers, and other C-level executives and buyers of professional services. This comprehensive analysis of client relationships trends data from more than 4,000 corporate counsel client interviews conducted over the span of 16 years, including 322 interviews in 2015. BTI’s research is independent and unbiased, which means no law firm or organization other than BTI sponsors this study.

 

Klarquist Attorneys Receive IAM Patent 1000 Ranking

Klarquist received top national rankings in the 2016 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. IAM noted that, “Klarquist Sparkman continues to dominate the local market. It also has a sterling national reputation and is one of the few firms tasked by the US administration with protecting inventions cooked up in government medical research laboratories.”

Four Klarquist attorneys, Scott E. Davis, Jeffrey S. Love, William D. Noonan, M.D., and John D. Vandenberg, also received individual recognition. Additionally, Mr. Vandenberg was the only individual in Oregon recognized as “Highly Recommended” by the publication.

The IAM Patent 1000 includes top patent firms and professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The rankings are culled from extensive interviews and are based on depth of expertise, market presence, and the level of work on which attorneys are typically engaged.

 

Klarquist and Attorneys Named Among World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for 2016

Klarquist has been ranked as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon in the 2016 edition of World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. Lisa M. Caldwell, Ramon A. Klitzke II, and Richard J. Polley also received individual recognition for being top individuals in their practice.

According to World Trademark Review, “Klarquist Sparkman has a lot of highly respected attorneys and is a very reputable firm. Its patent might attracts a wealth of big-shot technology companies which also require high-level trademark advice. Many of its practitioners double up as hard and soft IP advisers, so they take a broad perspective on portfolios and business aims.”

 

Klarquist Attorneys Included in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

Klarquist is proud to have six attorneys named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America© list: Lisa M. Caldwell in the area of Trademark Law; James E. Geringer in the areas of IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, and Trademark Law; Ramon A. Klitzke II in the areas of Patent Law and Trademark Law; William D. Noonan, M.D. in the area of Patent Law; Stacey C. Slater in the area of Patent Law; and John D. Vandenberg in the areas of IP Litigation and Patent Litigation. In addition, Mr. Klitzke was recognized as the Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Portland, OR, and Mr. Vandenberg was recognized as the Patent Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Portland, OR.

The Best Lawyers in America© can be found online at www.bestlawyers.com.

 

Klarquist Attorneys Named to the 2015 Oregon Super Lawyers® List

Klarquist is proud to have Ramon A. Klitzke II, Jeffrey S. Love, and John D. Vandenberg named to the 2015 Oregon Super Lawyers® list, and Carla Todenhagen, Philip Warrick, and N. Andrew Sfeir selected for inclusion on the 2015 Oregon Rising Stars℠ list.

The annual survey is published by Thomas Reuters. Surveys of attorneys throughout the country as well as in depth research and peer reviews are used to complete the selection process. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

 

Klarquist Attorneys Receive IAM Patent 1000 Ranking

Klarquist is the sole firm for Oregon to receive a Gold tier ranking from Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2015. Four Klarquist attorneys, Scott E. Davis, Jeffrey S. Love, William D. Noonan, M.D., and John D. Vandenberg, received individual recognition.