Stinson Advised on Thousands of Patent and Trademark Matters in 2020
Developing intellectual property strategies to encourage innovation and growth remained a steadfast goal for Stinson's more than 40 IP attorneys in 2020. Coupled with an objective to maximize value and opportunity for clients, these goals became even more critical as companies responded to the unique economic challenges and healthcare crises of 2020.
In 2020, Stinson's IP attorneys prepared or procured for its clients:
- 1,026 filed patent applications
- 885 issued patents
- 724 filed trademark applications
- 478 registered trademarks
In addition, the attorneys are currently managing:
- 6,200+ active U.S. trademarks
- 8,300+ active international trademarks
"We are proud of the fact that we continued to be a go-to firm for clients in protecting some of their most valuable assets during a difficult and unprecedented 2020," said Jason Conway, co-chair of Stinson's Intellectual Property & Technology Division. "Our deep bench of distinguished patent and trademark attorneys were instrumental to our clients in achieving their business objectives. We look forward to continuing these successful partnerships in 2021 and beyond."
The Stinson IP&T team is devoted to helping clients protect, defend and exploit their IP assets. The Division is chaired by Jason Conway and Steve Cosentino. Stinson has one of the largest patent practices in the Midwest with more than 30 attorneys licensed before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In 2020, Stinson's St. Louis office was ranked as the second largest patent firm in St. Louis for 2020 by the St. Louis Business Journal for the second year in a row. The Stinson trademark team currently manages over 14,000 domestic and foreign trademarks and includes attorneys recognized as 2020 Minnesota “leading practitioners” in trademark law by the World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.
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