IAM Patent 1000 2020: top ranked MLL is "crème de la crème" in patent work


MLL obtains the best „Gold“ ranking for patent litigation work and is highly rated in transaction work. Especially highlighted is the firm’s dedicated, full-service IP practice including a leading trademarks, designs and unfair competition practice, its expertise in patents and the health industry as well as in copyright, technology, media and telecommunications.

MLL’s patents team is praised as being “the finest courtroom advocates in town, their diligence and creativity are unmatched anywhere on the market. They consider wider business objectives when creating strategies and are a pleasure to work with.”

IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Individuals include Michael Ritscher and Simon Holzer, who „provide inspired leadership“, Chemistry PhD holder Ulrike Ciesla for her „non-contentious prowess and technical dexterity“ and Kilian Schärli because “there is no one else with a deeper understanding of SPCs than Kilian“.

The 2020 edition of IAM Patent 1000 is published by Globe Business Media Group. It ranks the leading firms for patent work in key jurisdictions around the world and is based on extensive research in over 40 jurisdictions carried out over a five-month period each year, starting in September.