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Knobbe Martens

6 National Rankings & 14 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Patent Law

The attorneys at Knobbe Martens have excellent knowledge and vast experience with all aspects of intellectual property, both in prosecution and litigation. The large pool of attorneys ensures that you will find someone at Knobbe Martens that is a subject matter expert in any area of IP practice, no matter how specialized the subject matter. All the attorneys I have dealt with at Knobbe are professional and very responsive.

Yang Pak Spinal Elements, Inc.

Patent Law

Mauricio Uribe of Knobbe Martens is a very talented lawyer who is responsive and a good problem solver.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Knobbe Martens is a top-class patent litigation firm, especially for appeals. They are not the least expensive firm around, but have proven to be worth the money.

Bill Clemmons Smith & Nephew

Litigation - Intellectual Property

I have been working with the litigation group at Knobbe Martens for over five years on multiple litigation matters. I have always been impressed with their skill, service level, and ability to get results. I have a high level of trust with them and would not hesitate to act as a reference on their behalf.

Brenton Taylor Inogen, Inc.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens continues to provide excellent client service.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has great expertise in the life sciences area. They are thorough and yet properly balance risk with business needs. In addition, their billable rates are more reasonable than most law firms in the area.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has great attorneys who do great work. Mr. Chris Ross and Harnik Shukla had everything done and kindly help me in every detail.

CC Chen Cinaton

Trademark Law

It has been a pleasure to work with Knobbe Martens, a fine organization. Their style and advocacy created a special relationship.

Patent Law

We have worked with Salima Merani's team at Knobbe Martens for over five years now and have found them to be exceptional. They took a tremendous amount of effort to understand our portfolio of medical inventions and then carefully crafted a cohesive plan and strategy for broad IP protection. The road to earning a patent is fraught with challenges and Knobbe Martens helped us navigate the various filings, documents, and patent office responses.

Vikram Janardhan Insera Therapeutics, LLC

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Knobbe Martens is my go to law firm for anything IP. I have worked with them for more than 15 years and am still left in awe many times by their professionalism and thoroughness. I work closely with Bill ZImmerman, who, in my view, is one of the best IP litigators in the country. Knobbe Martens is fair in billing and is very client-friendly. They really put the interests of the client first all the time, working seamlessly as part of the client's team from end-to-end.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens' Biotechnology Patent group works well with companies at all stages of development. They have expertise in complex scientific and software subjects and are up-to-date on the changing patent law landscape.

Patent Law

Michael Guiliana is a partner at Knobbe Martens, an absolutely outstanding IP law firm. Even though I expected very good things, he delivered the level of expertise and rapid solutions that surpassed my expectations, resulting in a completed patent on schedule. Beyond doing his job exceptionally well, Michael is a gentleman that I trust and respect.

Dick Waitneight Quick Extend-A-Bed LLC

Patent Law

I have worked with Knobbe Martens for the last 5 years, and have worked closely with Gerard von Hoffman and Rabi Narula. Both have been extremely responsive, and between them we have been provided with excellent strategic and patent prosecution services. They are clearly experts in IP and in medical device IP in particular. They have a deep understanding of our business and our challenges, and have always been very civil and ethical in everything they have done for us. I would definitely refer this firm.

Tony Fields Claret Medical, Inc.

Litigation - Patent

Knobbe Martens attorneys are excellent on all fronts; responsive, measured, very bright, thorough and very good at IP strategy.

Tommy Harlan Emergent Technologies Inc. and Caisson Biotech LLC

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens law firm is just plain excellent.

Tommy Harlan Emergent Technologies Inc. and Caisson Biotech LLC

Patent Law

They were amazing, highly technical, and very professional. Knobbe Martens has helped us file our two main utility patents with USPTO and they both got granted efficiently and painlessly.

Mike Amidi Xitore, Inc.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

We have worked extensively with the lawyers at Knobbe Martens on patent applications, patent prosecution, IP due diligence, and patent interference proceedings for our company's core portfolio of IP. Knobbe Martens has done exceptional work across the board. Their expertise, judgement, and skill in patent prosecution and in handling matters in front of the patent Board is exceptional.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens is an excellent Firm!

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens personnel are always professional, responsive, and reliable. They keep clients informed as to status and progress and next steps. They are sensitive to cost considerations. They seek practical approaches and results to real world issues; very highly recommended.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens team led by Sabing Lee handles a large part of our patent portfolio. We are very happy with their services and their contribution to creation of an extensive IP portfolio around our technology.

Tatjana Latinovic Össur Head Office

Litigation - Patent

Knobbe Martens team has handled a few of our patent litigation cases, which resulted in very positive outcome for us.

Litigation - Patent

Knobbe Martens always brings us a great outcome.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has two of the best IP lawyers I've ever hired. They always provide great advice that is practical and useful, and they've obtained great results for my clients on many occasions.

Nathan Garnett Avalara, Inc.

Copyright Law

Knobbe Martens has two of the best IP lawyers I've ever hired. They always provide great advice that is practical and useful, and they've obtained great results for my clients on many occasions.

Nathan Garnett Avalara, Inc.

Patent Law

I lead a preclinical cancer pharmaceutical company and intellectual property is mission critical. We know Knobbe Martens has the expertise we need to get us the best possible patent coverage.

Ned Israelsen Actavalon

Trademark Law

We use Knobbe Martens for all of our Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Trademark matters. They are a great firm and group of attorneys!

Patent Law

I have worked with Knobbe Martens for over 20 years and been awarded over 100 patents. Their legal team is absolutely superlative. They are diligent, extremely hard working, powerful client advocates, clever and often ingenious. Beyond this their people are personable and fair minded and maximally ethical. Whenever someone defames lawyers in general, I tell them about my experience with Knobbe and their people. This is truly a firm whose purpose is to create value, and that they do.

Steve Bierman Access Scientific

Patent Law

Ryan Melnick of Knobbe Martens has done a superlative job of supporting our company in the area of pharmaceutical IP. He is highly knowledgeable and has easy access to other experts within his firm when needed. He is extremely responsive and easy to work with.

Scott Hecker The Medicines Company

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has been a long-trusted partner for our company and helped us navigate some of our most important but trickiest patent families through prosecution. While they are not our lowest-cost provider, we find the value they provide to be outstanding and very comparable for our most challenging work.

Litigation - Patent

Our Knobbe Martens team has provided pragmatic, current, and creative solutions to challenging problems our company has faced both in the Patent Office and in global litigation. They are a key partner as we continually strive to become best in class in IP capability, and they are a pleasure to work with.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

We've used Knobbe Martens for numerous (40+) separate IP litigation matters. Each and every one has resulted in a highly favorable outcome. Their patent, trade secret, and data litigation teams are fantastic. We initially had planned on spreading this work across multiple law firms; however, Knobbe's results coupled with reasonable billing rates, deep IP expertise, and close partner involvement have continually earned them "the next one."

Kraig Washburn Flexera Software

Patent Law

I work extensively with several lawyers at Knobbe Martens. Rose Thiessen manages most of our patent filings and has done incredible work. Rose has been able to adapt to our company's changing needs and always provides sound advice. Rose has also been amazingly efficient with her work, which is rare to find with outside counsel.

Trademark Law

Knobbe Martens manages most of the company's domestic trademark prosecution. Knobbe Martens' attorneys have been very responsive and easy to work with. And most importantly, we are given excellent legal advice that has helped us navigate through tricky trademark issues.

Litigation - Patent

Knobbe Martens has expert knowledge they translate into cost-effective representation that fits our needs. Moreover, they're responsive and civil.

Karl Sidor Halyard Health, Inc.

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has been an integral partner to my company as a true thought partner. Mike Fuller is one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with.

Kawansun Ahn Anivive Therapeutics

Patent Law

Knobbe Martens has been very professional, responsive to our needs, and has delivered high quality work. They have been an instrumental partner for our company in establishing and protecting our Intellectual Property Estate.