Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property law firm, today announced it is ranked third by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal in its annual “Top 25 List” of intellectual property law firms.
“We are pleased to be listed again in the top three IP firms in the Twin Cities by The Business Journal,” said Brian H. Batzli, CEO Managing Director of Merchant & Gould. “Our firm was founded here and we are proud to be part of this community. I am very proud of our Twin Cities team.”
With 50 attorneys in the Minneapolis office, the firm filed 2,581 patents with 2,172 granted and also filed 1,592 trademarks of which 1,123 have been registered. Merchant & Gould consistently ranks within the top five local IP firms according to the Business Journal. The ranking was published in the November 9, 2012 edition and is determined by the total number of local attorneys.