March 13, 2018

Harness IP Receives a Top Ten Patent Firm Ranking for 2017

Harness IP, one of the country’s largest and most respected intellectual property law firms, was recently named a Top Ten patent firm for the third time in three years by industry news source IPWatchdog. The list, “Top Patent Firms for 2017,” compiles data on the number of U.S. utility patents issued in 2017 in which firms are listed on the front page of the issued patent.

“Each year we look forward to IPWatchdog’s annual Top Patents Firms list, which allows firms, including Harness IP, to benchmark their performance against other firms in the patent field,” said Harness IP Principal Michael Wiggins. “Our professionals work extremely hard to obtain patents for our clients, and being a part of the Top Ten is truly a testament to our efforts.”

The 2017 rankings include more than 750 firms that obtained fifty or more patents. Harness IP earned its place at number eight on the list by obtaining 3,325 U.S. utility patents for its clients during the calendar year.  Harness IP’s team of more than 100 patent and trademark attorneys also obtained 92 design patents and 393 trademarks for its clients during the same period.

In addition to preparing and prosecuting patents, Harness IP offers a broad range of full-service intellectual property solutions to clients around the globe, including: trademark and copyright protection; litigation services; international filings; IP transactions and licensing agreements; due diligence and freedom to practice opinions; and ongoing strategic portfolio management for clients in all industries.

Please visit the IPWatchdog website to view the complete “Top Patent Firms for 2017” rankings.

About Harness IP

Harness IP has obtained more than 60,000 patents for its clients since its founding in 1921 and currently manages more than 17,000 trademark registrations for clients around the globe.  Currently ranked eighth among the nation’s top patent firms in a 2017 poll by IPWatchdog, Harness IP safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs.  Harness IP has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Visit and follow @harnessdickey for more information.