Reed Smith announced today that several of the firm's lawyers have been ranked in IAM Patent 1000, which identifies the top 1000 patent practitioners throughout the world. In addition, Reed Smith has been recognized in Texas as a "great option for heavyweight patent litigation."

The noted lawyers include Nicolas Barzoukas, Peter Chassman, and Robert Riddle (all Houston); Kirstin Rydstrom (Pittsburgh); Rudolf Hutz (Wilmington, Del.); and Anette Gärtner (Frankfurt).

The guide is compiled following an extensive research process. 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 in which they operate. Firms qualify based on the depth of experience, market presence, and the level of work in which they are typically engaged.

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