Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and RatnerPrestia announced today that they have agreed to combine with lawyers and patent agents set to join Buchanan on January 1, 2024. The two firms combined have filed nearly 3,000 patent applications in the last 12 months, ranking the merged group within the top 10 most prolific patent firms in the U.S.
“We are thrilled to welcome this group of impressive IP lawyers to our firm,” said Buchanan CEO Joseph Dougherty. “The addition of this group is a major step in our growth strategy for the firm. It increases our resources to enhance client service and expand relationships, not only in IP-related matters but across our full-service platform.”
RatnerPrestia is a law firm expert in all things IP. The Firm handles procurement, enforcement, licensing, commercialization, global strategic IP planning, and all related business aspects of IP. The Firm has attorneys experienced and successful in all relevant U.S. jurisdictions, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The U.S. International Trade Commission and Federal Courts, both trial and appellate. This expertise extends to all areas of IP protection, including patent, design, copyright, software, trademark, and trade secret protection.