Press Release

Morgan Lewis Recognized in Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000 2020 Guide

June 12, 2020

NEW YORK, June 12, 2020: Morgan Lewis has earned multiple global recognitions in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020 guide.

The IAM Patent 1000, published by Globe Business Media Group, recognizes best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation practitioners on a worldwide basis based on peer and client reviews in addition to independent research. The publication ranks law firms and individual lawyers in three categories within their jurisdictions: Litigation, Prosecution, and Transactions. Gold, Silver, and Bronze designations are awarded in the litigation categories; the other two category ratings are Highly Recommended or Recommended.

The 2020 guide noted that Morgan Lewis “has come to distinguish itself as one of the top all-round patent players in the United States.” Morgan Lewis and its lawyers are recognized across five US states and Washington, DC, as well as in the United States (nationwide), China, and internationally.


Recommended, China Foreign
Recommended, International
Silver, Litigation, US National (new ranking)
Bronze, Litigation, California
Bronze, Litigation, DC Metro Area
Silver, Litigation, Illinois
Silver, Litigation, Pennsylvania
Bronze, Litigation, Texas
Recommended, Prosecution, California
Recommended, Prosecution, DC Metro Area
Recommended, Prosecution, Massachusetts
Recommended, Prosecution, Pennsylvania
Recommended, Transactions, California
Recommended, Transactions, Massachusetts (new ranking)
Recommended, Transactions, Pennsylvania


Michael Abernathy: Litigation, Silver (Illinois); International Trade Commission, Recommended (Nationwide)
Stephen Altieri: Prosecution, Recommended (Massachusetts); Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
Louis Beardell: Prosecution, Recommended (Pennsylvania)
Dion Bregman: Prosecution, Recommended (California)
Winn Carter: Litigation, Silver (Texas)
Steven Frank: Prosecution, Recommended (Massachusetts); Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
Jeffrey Gargano: Litigation, Silver (Illinois)
Brent Hawkins: Litigation, Bronze (California)
Mark Hayman: Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
Mark Itri: Prosecution, Recommended (California); Transactions, Recommended (California)
Rahul Kapoor: Transactions, Recommended (California)
Eric Kraeutler: Litigation, Gold (Pennsylvania)
Hosang Lee: Prosecution, Recommended (DC Metro Area)
Alan Leeds: Transactions, Recommended (New Jersey)
David Levy: Litigation, Bronze (Texas)
Michael Lyons: Litigation, Silver (California)
Jeffry Mann: Prosecution, Recommended (California)
Sanjay Murthy: Litigation, Bronze (Illinois)
Eric Namrow: Litigation, Silver (DC Metro Area); International Trade Commission, Recommended (Nationwide)
Rick Rambo: Litigation, Bronze (Texas)
Nathan Smith: Prosecution, Recommended (California)
Robert Smyth: Prosecution, Recommended (DC Metro Area)
Yalei Sun: Prosecution, Recommended (China: Foreign)
Peter Watt-Morse: Transactions, Recommended (Pennsylvania)
Jason White: Litigation, Silver (Illinois)
Gary Williams: Prosecution, Recommended (California)
Shaobin Zhu: Litigation, Recommended (China: Foreign)