The IP Survey is the industry's biggest, oldest and most
detailed analysis of the leading patent firms worldwide. This
year there are some interesting changes, reflecting mergers in
Australia, new firms in Europe and new practices in the United
States. For the first time the researchers behind the rankings
have also written features around the issues they came across,
from how the prosecution industry in Europe is changing to the
way big US filers distribute their work.
As in previous years, this issue only features the patent
rankings. The trade mark rankings will be released with the
March issue and copyright with April.
Note: All rankings require a subscription or
Survey methodology The IP Survey consists of rankings of the
leading firms practising intellectual property in each country,
presented in tiers. The total number of firms listed in each
jurisdiction varies according to the size of the...