Merchant & Gould Listed in IAM Patent 1000

Firm and Individual Rankings in Colorado, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C. for 2017
June 6, 2017

Merchant & Gould offices and individuals were recognized in the IAM Patent 1000 list of “the world’s leading patent professionals” for 2017.

In its rankings of firms and individuals, IAM Patent 1000 includes Merchant & Gould in the list of recommended firms for patent prosecution, transactions, and litigation in Colorado, DC Metro Area, and Minnesota, and includes one Merchant & Gould attorney in its national list of recommended individuals for post-grant proceedings. The publication also singles out the following Merchant & Gould attorneys for their patent-related practices:

  • Brian Batzli
  • B. Jefferson Boggs, Jr.
  • Steven Bruess
  • Peter Gergely
  • Rachel Hughey
  • George Lewis
  • Daniel McDonald
  • David Schmaltz
  • Anthony Zeuli

The firm-wide and individual rankings awarded to Merchant & Gould for 2017 are listed below.


“Highly Recommended Firm” for prosecution and “Recommended Firm” for transactions and litigation

DC Metro Area

“Recommended Firm” for prosecution


“Recommended Firm” for prosecution and litigation

United States - National

"Recommended Individual" for post-grant proceedings

IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, the sixth edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s guide, identifies and profiles leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world’s key jurisdictions. The guide has been compiled following an extensive research process.