Honors and Awards

Blank Rome's Intellectual Property Practice and Attorneys Recognized in the 2023 IAM Patent 1000

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that our firm’s Intellectual Property groups (Intellectual Property & Technology and Intellectual Property Litigation) and attorneys have again been recognized in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, in the D.C. Metro Area, Texas, and Pennsylvania. 

Blank Rome’s IP practice in the D.C. Metro Area was recognized as a bronze firm in the area of litigation and recommended in the prosecution category. Additionally, the following IP attorneys were individually recognized:

  • Hussein Akhavannik and Stephen A. Soffen were recognized in the prosecution category. IAM notes that Hussein's "experience as a technologist and as a former examiner serves him well in his prosecution and portfolio management work for pharmaceutical, medical device and software companies." IAM notes that Stephen is "a stellar counsellor and negotiator with particular expertise in electronics, semiconductors and medical device patents."
  • Dipu A. Doshi was recognized in the litigation category. IAM notes that Dipu "handles a mix of contentious and non-contentious briefs for clientele across the United States, Europe and Asia" and "focuses on the chemical industry and green technology."
  • Domingo M. LLagostera and Russell T. Wong were again recommended in Texas, maintaining their long-standing recommendations.
  • Lisa Casey Spaniel was again recommended in Pennsylvania, maintaining her long-standing recommendation. 

About The IAM Patent 1000

The IAM Patent 1000 has fast become the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent services providers. The extensive research process for this guide was conducted over several months by a team of full-time analysts, and involved approximately 1,800 interviews with patent specialists across the globe. Legal and attorney firms and individual practitioners qualify for inclusion in the IAM Patent 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.

For more information about The IAM Patent 1000, please visit Top Patent Professionals | IAM.