ATLANTA (June 9, 2016) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that Partners Greg Kirsch and Dale Lischer have been recognized on Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM’s) 2016 IAM Patent 1000 list of the world’s leading patent professionals.
The IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe, shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this pivotal area of practice. The guide has been compiled following an extensive research process. Over five months, IAM conducted in the region of 1,500 interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. Individuals qualify for a listing in the IAM Patent 1000 when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate. Only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000. To view the description of SGR on the list, click here.
Greg Kirsch is a Partner and Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice. His practice encompasses the entire range of patent law, including patent procurement, strategic patent portfolio development, patent opinions (infringement, validity and patentability), post-grant patent office proceedings, licensing, as well as patent litigation.
Dale Lischer is a Partner in the IP Practice of SGR. His practice involves all areas of patent law as well as work in trademark and copyright matters. The focus of Mr. Lischer’s practice is patent litigation and patent prosecution.
About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s 200 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, New York, Washington, D.C. and Frankfurt, Germany.