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Firm Facts

Our current staff includes:

  • 35 Shareholders
  • 6 Counsel
  • 31 Associates
  • 20 Technology Specialists
  • 161 Support Staff

The firm was founded over 87 years ago in 1927 by Ezekiel Wolf.

In 1988, we pioneered the first technology specialist program in Boston.

In 2014, we filed 3657 patent applications and 562 trademark applications and secured intellectual property rights in over 130 countries for our clients.

Our longest client relationship is 79 years—and counting.

Nearly 90% of our professionals have an educational background in science or engineering.

Before joining the firm, nearly 60% of our attorneys worked as engineers or scientists in industry.

Two-thirds of our attorneys are admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Previous positions held by our professionals include pediatrician, product development manager, technical consultant, medicinal chemist, and Deputy Assistant Attorney General.

The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them.
Samuel McChord Crothers
Facts are the air of scientists. Without them you can never fly.
Ivan Pavlov
The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
William Bragg, Sr.