Ballard Spahr’s Intellectual Property Prowess Recognized by Best Law Firms
Ballard Spahr’s Intellectual Property Department has received several top accolades in the most recent edition of Best Law Firms.
For the third time, the firm’s Trademarks and Copyrights Group won Firm of the Year honors, a distinction only one law firm per legal practice earns. The Group, led by Partner Hara K. Jacobs, helps clients protect and maximize the value of copyright assets ranging from musical compositions and literary works to software programs and databases.
Ballard Spahr also earned National Tier One Rankings for:
- Copyright Law: Every year since 2014
- Litigation-Intellectual Property: Every year since 2015
- Litigation-Patent: Every year since 2018
- Patent Law: Every year since 2014
- Trademark Law: Every year since 2013
Recognition by Best Law Firms is based on a survey and feedback from law firm clients and professional references on a firm's “expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm.”
Ballard Spahr’s Intellectual Property Department has more than 50 intellectual property attorneys and professionals, including nearly 20 registered patent practitioners with extensive legal experience and deep technical knowledge in fields from chemistry to bioinformatics. They assess issues of patentability and obtain patent protection worldwide. Our attorneys help clients strategically grow their brand portfolios and enforce and defend their IP rights.