Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns Global Rankings, Recommendations in IAM Patent 1000 Guide for 2022

July 11, 2022

NEW YORK, July 11, 2022: Morgan Lewis has earned multiple global recognitions in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022 guide, maintaining and earning key global rankings and recommendations across nine geographic jurisdictions.

The IAM Patent 1000, published by Globe Business Media Group, recognizes the top patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation practitioners worldwide based on peer and client reviews and independent research. The publication ranks law firms and individual lawyers in varying categories within their jurisdictions. Gold, Silver, and Bronze designations are awarded in the litigation categories; the other two category ratings are Highly Recommended or Recommended. The 2022 guide ranks 24 Morgan Lewis lawyers. 

Firm Rankings:

  • Silver, Litigation, US National
  • Silver, Litigation, Illinois
  • Silver, Litigation, Pennsylvania
  • Bronze, Litigation, California
  • Bronze, Litigation, DC Metro Area
  • Bronze, Litigation, Texas
  • Recommended, Prosecution, California
  • Recommended, Transactions, California
  • Recommended, Prosecution, DC Metro Area
  • Recommended, Prosecution, Massachusetts
  • Recommended, Transactions, Massachusetts
  • Recommended, Prosecution, Pennsylvania
  • Recommended, Transactions, Pennsylvania
  • Recommended, China: Foreign
  • Recommended, International

Individual Lawyer Rankings:

  • Michael Abernathy: Litigation, Silver (Illinois); International Trade Commission, Recommended (Nationwide)
  • Stephen Altieri: Prosecution, Recommended (Massachusetts); Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
  • Louis Beardell, Jr.: Prosecution, Recommended (Pennsylvania)
  • Dion Bregman: Prosecution, Recommended (California); Post-Grant Proceedings, Recommended (Nationwide)
  • Winn Carter: Litigation, Silver (Texas)
  • Steven Frank: Prosecution, Recommended (Massachusetts); Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
  • Brent Hawkins: Litigation, Bronze (California)
  • Mark Hayman: Transactions, Recommended (Massachusetts)
  • 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)
  • 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, Gold (Illinois)
  • Gary Williams: Prosecution, Recommended (California)
  • Shaobin Zhu: Litigation, Highly Recommended (China: Foreign) 

Access the complete IAM Patent 1000 2022 guide.