Reed Smith’s international patent team received standout rankings in the 2022 IAM Patent 1000, which identifies the world’s top patent practices and 1000 patent practitioners of the year.
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In the 2022 guide, Reed Smith’s patent practice received high praise for its work in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Texas.

Additionally, the following seven Reed Smith partners were named to the 2022 IAM Patent 1000 in the following regions:

  • Peter Chassman, United States: Texas
  • Anette Gärtner, Germany
  • Thierry Lautier, France
  • Jonathan Radcliffe, United Kingdom: England
  • Robert Riddle, United States: Texas
  • Marianne Schaffner, France
  • Philip Thomas, United Kingdom: England

The 2022 guide highlighted Reed Smith’s global scope when it comes to patent litigation and transactions, noting that:

Reed Smith holds the distinction of having a prominent IP practice in both the United States and Europe, making it the perfect choice for multinational companies embroiled in cross-border patent litigation. Its worldwide team provides a joined-up service, promoting a culture of collaboration and making clients feel protected and at ease no matter where on the planet issues arise.