Harness IP is pleased to announce that 11 of its intellectual property attorneys have been named as “IP Stars 2022” by Managing IP magazine. The elite national ranking covers a variety of IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions, making it the most comprehensive and widely respected IP award in the legal industry. Harness IP received firmwide recognition for its outstanding work: In Michigan, it is noted as a “highly recommended” firm for trademark work; in Missouri, it earned a “highly recommended” nod for intellectual property; and in Virginia, Harness IP is named among the “recommended” law firms for intellectual property.
In addition, the following 11 Harness IP lawyers are honored by the publication:
- John A. Castellano, III – Principal, Washington, D.C.
- Matthew L. Cutler – Principal, St. Louis
- Michael P. Doerr – Principal, Detroit
- Stanley M. Erjavac – Principal, Detroit
- Glenn E. Forbis – Principal, Detroit
- George D. Moustakas – Principal, Detroit
- Stephen T. Olson – Principal, Detroit
- Bryan K. Wheelock – Principal, St. Louis
- Michael D. Wiggins – Principal, Detroit
Research for the IP Stars rankings is rigorous and impartial. Analysts evaluate work data supplied by firms and, where applicable, review publicly available information such as court and IP office records. The research focuses on work done or concluded in the previous year, particularly case studies that were of great significance to clients and/or IP law and practice.
Managing IP magazine published its first legal directory in 1994 and rebranded it in 2013 as “IP Stars.” The publication quickly established itself as the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide. Research is conducted over a six-month period, starting in September annually.
Harness IP is celebrating more than 100 years as an intellectual property law firm. Founded in 1921, the firm currently holds a No. 2 ranking from IAM Media for providing counsel to 44 companies with the largest portfolios of issued U.S. patents. The firm also ranks No. 6 for filing the most patent applications on behalf of those companies. Harness IP’s attorneys and IP professionals focus exclusively on patents, trademarks, global IP management, litigation and other IP rights. The firm has offices in metropolitan Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Visit www.harnessip.com for more information.