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Procopio’s IP Practice and 5 Partners Named to 2024 IAM Patent 1000 List

Procopio’s IP Practice and 5 Partners Named to 2024 IAM Patent 1000 List

Procopio’s IP Practice and 5 Partners Named to 2024 IAM Patent 1000 List

Procopio’s award-winning patent prosecution practice and five of its Partners were named to the 2024 Patent 1000 list for California by IAM, a leading source of worldwide news, analysis and data on IP management. The five recognized attorneys—Brian Coleman, Noel Gillespie, Miku Mehta, Mindy Morton, and Xiaofan “Frank” Yang—represent clients in a wide array of industries with dedicated intellectual property law services. This is the second straight year Noel and Frank have received this recognition.

Here’s what IAM had to say about Procopio’s IP practice:

“Offering expertise across the technology and life sciences industries, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch is a great, affordable firm, with deep patent expertise both in the US and globally. Its California-based IP attorneys are trustworthy partners to their clientele looking to strategically grow and protect their IP portfolios.”

IAM’s feedback on our recognized partners was as follows:

  • Brian Coleman: “Joining the team in January 2024, his talents lie in technology fields, managing both domestic and international portfolios.”
  • Noel Gillespie: “A technology ace, he is a sure pick for medical technology clients, including Zest IP Holdings and Indie Health, which he assists with building strong patent portfolios for their breakthrough innovations.”
  • Miku Mehta: “The leader of the IP team makes his debut in the rankings, bringing expertise in patent prosecution and a background in engineering, which allow him to offer high-level services to those in the electronics, software and technology fields.”
  • Mindy Morton: “A rankings debutante, she comes lauded for being very knowledgeable about technical cases. She is thorough and thoughtful and has a deep understanding of trade secrets (and patent) law… She is an outstanding patent and trade secrets litigator.”
  • Frank Yang: “Yang’s organic synthesis PhD and experience in the pharmaceutical industry make him a trusted advisor to patrons such as Certis Oncology Solutions to develop their patent portfolio.”

IAM says its Patent 1000 “shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in the pivotal area of patent law.” The media outlet “undertakes exhaustive qualitative research, identifying top firms and individuals based on their depth of expertise, market presence and sophistication of work. To research the market, IAM conducts in-person, telephone and video interviews and gathers written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field.”

Procopio’s dozens of attorneys and patent agents in its patent prosecution practice provide clients in the U.S. and around the world a wide range of legal services, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications; worldwide patent procurement; portfolio development and commercialization; audits, due diligence and legal opinions; patent licensing, acquisition and sale; validity, and patentability and infringement studies. They work closely with the firm’s IP Litigation team to ensure end-to-end client legal support. Procopio has been recognized by U.S. News-Best Law Firms® in both Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation. Procopio’s patent practice has also been recognized by Juristat as one of the fastest-growing practices in the United States and named a Top Ten Large Law Firm for Patent Quality by PatentBots.

Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely named to various legal rankings lists, including Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Chambers®. Law360 and American Lawyer place Procopio high in their rankings for law firm diversity, and Procopio is recognized by Diversity Lab as a Mansfield Certified Plus law firm, its highest recognition.

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