This Firm Secured The Most Utility Patents Again In 2020

By Dave Simpson (January 15, 2021, 11:34 PM EST) -- One law firm has scored over 350 more utility patents in 2020 than the next closest firm, marking the sixth consecutive year it has landed the No. 1 spot in the latest ranking of law firms.

For the sixth year running, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt LLP held its top spot with 5,459 U.S. utility patents secured in 2020 — though its total dipped from 2019 and its lead over other firms tightened, according to the rankings published Friday by Harrity & Harrity LLP's patent analytics team.

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