Calfee has one of the largest Intellectual Property practices in a general practice firm within the Midwest. The attorneys in our IP group have broad experience and a deep bench in prosecution, litigation, opinions and counseling.
Of the approximately 40 skilled attorneys in Calfee's Intellectual Property practice, more than 30 attorneys are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Chambers USA Band 2 Ranking (Ohio)
For well over a decade, our Intellectual Property group has been ranked and recognized by Chambers USA. In 2019, Chambers USA researchers reported that Calfee's IP group is "esteemed for its handling of IP litigation and portfolio management on behalf of large clients in Ohio and the Midwest and across the USA. [They are] highly experienced in the engineering, chemical and biological sectors, with notable abilities in handling matters for consumer products and manufacturing clients." One client reports: "It's an excellent firm; they're strategic and bring a lot of value to the table."
Chambers USA has also reported that their researchers found Calfee's IP team to be held in "very high regard by fellow practitioners who note our extensive experience representing clients in wider patent and trademark matters, IP litigation matters, appellate work, and advising companies on managing IP assets in China."
U.S.News – Best Lawyers in America "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Calfee was selected for inclusion in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S.News – Best Lawyers in America in Intellectual Property Litigation (National and Metropolitan Cleveland rankings).