Merchant & Gould Named Tier 1 Intellectual Property Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

November 07, 2011

Boutique Firm Earns Highest Recognition for Its Litigation, IT and Trademark Law Experience

Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that it has been named to the second annual 2011 Best Law Firms list by U.S. News & World Report. The firm is ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in intellectual property litigation, information technology law and trademark law.

"Being one of the few boutique firms listed in the Tier 1 category validates our unique and valuable approach to delivering sophisticated experience to our clients," said Brian H. Batzli, CEO and managing director at the firm. "To be named to this group is a reflection of our attorneys' depth, our dedication and efforts, and the excellent results we get for our clients."

In national rankings, Merchant & Gould received recognition for its work within IP and commercial litigation, and copyright, trademark, information technology and patent law. The firm was one of only a select few intellectual property boutique firms to be selected for this honor.

The methodology for "Best Law Firms" involved surveying thousands of law firm clients, leading lawyers and law firm managers, partners and associates, and marketing and recruiting officers.