Juristat Ranks Lathrop Gage a 2019 Top Patent Firm


Kansas City, MO (Dec. 26, 2019) - Juristat, a leading patent analytics company, named Lathrop Gage among its Top Patent Firms of 2019. The firm is ranked in Juristat's Tech Center 1600 list, specifically identifying the top firms servicing patent applications in the Biotechnology and Organic Fields, with only 22 firms named in this sector.

Juristat's 2019 rankings are based upon public applications disposed in 2017 (accounting for the 18-month publication delay) which identified Lathrop Gage as having the fourth highest allowance rate - i.e., accepted patent filings - in that year and the firm ranked 11th overall on the Tech Center 1600 list, which considers firms' allowance rate, average office actions before allowance and volume of applications filed for its metrics framework.

Lathrop Gage's Intellectual Property team, consisting of more than 65 practitioners across the country, files more than 1,800 original patent applications per year and handles all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright matters in the United States and worldwide. Particularly adept in servicing clients in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences industries, more than 60 percent of our team members hold advanced degrees in engineering or the life sciences field, and Lathrop Gage excels as patent counsel for emerging and mature biotech companies, universities, hospitals, research institutions and manufacturing companies, and routinely assists leading companies in technology licensing, patent procurement, patent enforcement and spin-out strategies.

About Lathrop Gage

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